A FREE evening of healthy exchanges - WELLAPALOOZA! is coming to Oak Park! I'm proud to be a part of the Beye School community and additionally tickled that they have come up with a amazing event for everyone in Oak Park to take advantage of!
What if we could scan the barcodes of products we purchase to reveal the amount of energy consumed and greenhouse gases generated from their production, transportation and use? In an Op-Ed from the New York Times, Amanda Little, author of "Power Trip: The Story of America's Love Affair With Energy," shares how nutritional labels for energy use could cut our power consumption.
Do you think alcohol and drug use is a “right of passage”? Do parents really have that much influence over their children’s choices to drink and/or use drugs? How early is too early to start talking to kids about substance abuse?
Opponents and proponents of the District 97 tax hike referendum will meet tonight at Irving School for another in a series of forums leading up to the April 5 vote. This event is co-sponsored by SEOPCO (South East Oak Park Community Organization) and Wednesday Journal.
State Rep. Karen Yarbrough hosts celebration and discussion about Saartjie (Sarah) Baartman, a 19th Century slave who was displayed in European "freak Shows" and objectified for her physical appearance. The event will also raise awareness about worldwide human trafficking and domestic violence.