Tuesday, September 3, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bernice Mosey poses for a photograph with some of her grandchildren outside of her Maywood home. | Shanel Romain
Aleatra Jackson, 59, described with reverence the moment her grandson, Zion, 14, came into her home permanently.
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 || By Sen. Kimberly Lightford || @maywoodnews
There have been major changes that will bring millions of new dollars to our schools and social justice initiatives seeking to right past wrongs by investing in under-served communities and over-targeted people.
Continue reading “Op-Ed: We’ve Had A Historic Year In The Illlinois Senate”
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: State Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford, of Maywood, was recently appointed to the Census Advisory Panel. | File
A Maywood lawmaker was recently appointed to a key statewide entity created to ensure that “hard-to-count” communities in Illinois are accurately surveyed in the 2020 U.S. Census.
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