Marathon Volunteers Still Needed in Pilsen, West Loop

NEAR WEST SIDE — Volunteer Chicago Marathon course marshals are still needed in a handful of Near West Side neighborhoods.

Prospective volunteers can still apply to help out during the race Sunday in Pilsen and the West Loop. While course marshal opportunities in most of the city’s 11 neighborhoods are closed, volunteers are also needed in the South Loop and Chinatown, according to the marathon website.


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CPS Assembles Latino Advisory Committee to Better Serve Latino Stakeholders

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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced today the formation of the Latino Advisory Committee (LAC), the District’s first-ever, Latino-focused task force designed to increase engagement with the Latino community and to enhance the educational success of Latino students. The LAC seeks to accomplish its mission by uniting Chicago’s Latino leaders in order to provide support to Latino students, teachers, administrators, and families at CPS.