The Real Unsung Heroes? Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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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Lightford Appointed To Census Advisory Panel

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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