All five of the people competing for spots on the Oak Park Village Board of Trustees are white, and only one is a woman. A questioner at a candidate forum last week asked for the political hopefuls’ reaction to that relative lack of diversity.
Losing my purse and then having it brought back to me the previous day had put me on an emotional roller coaster. I spent most of the rest of the next day pondering or trying to digest what I had experienced.
Trinity High School students, staffers, and friends are invited to a prayer service Thursday night to kick-off “Lock-In For Life,” a sleepover event designed as an indoor version of Relay for Life. After a commemorative ceremony to memorialize lives lost to cancer and to celebrate survivors, eligible students will stay through the night for games and activities.