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New Red Line extension plan would uproot fewer Far South Side homes

...the extension’s path. He has operated Donald’s Auto Repair at the corner of West 115th Street and South Lafayette Avenue since his family first bought the business in 1976.  CTA has proposed to build one...

...new stations with park ‘n ride lots and bus connections, on 103rd Street, 111th Street, 115th and Michigan Avenue, and 130th Street. Studies have shown that on average property values near transit tend to...

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250 East 111th St.

    New Red Line extension plan would uproot fewer Far South Side homes
    Photo by Yingxu Jane Hao Shari Henry breathed a sigh of relief at the news. The home she shares with her mother will not be taken to make way for the planned Red Line extension to the city's southern limits.
    http://www.chicagoreporter.com

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  • The Sound of Math

    Ms. Eisner is asking for $160.68:
    My students need headphones for the online math games and exercises. There are important resources that require sound, and it is distracting to the other students if a student does not have headphones.
    Curtis Elementary School Comment

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Updated Jan 28

As officials plan Red Line extension, there's still no green to fund it

In addition to a stop near 103rd Street, the CTA plans new stations near 111th Street, Michigan Avenue near 115th Street and 130th Street.

    As officials plan Red Line extension, there's still no green to fund it
    For Yolanda Christian, news that the CTA has chosen a path for its extension of the Red Line from 95th to 130th streets was music to her ears. "They've been talking about this since I was a child," said Christian, 45, who lives in the Altgeld Gardens complex on the city's Far South Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • James Norris Bigjimm

    Shouldn't start construction without ALL the money..how stupid can the city be

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As officials plan Red Line extension — there's still no green to fund it

In addition to a stop near 103rd Street, the CTA plans new stations near 111th Street, Michigan Avenue near 115th Street and 130th Street.

    As officials plan Red Line extension - there's still no green to fund it
    For Yolanda Christian, news that the CTA has chosen a path for its extension of the Red Line from 95th to 130th Streets was music to her ears. "They've been talking about this since I was a child," Christian, 45, who lives in the Altgeld Gardens complex on the city's far South Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 26

CTA reveals route, four new stations for Far South Side Red Line extension

In addition to 5.3 miles of new track, the extension calls for the creation of four new stations at 103rd Street, 111th Street, Michigan Avenue near 115th Street, and—of course—a 130th Street terminal in the Far South Side community of Riverdale.

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An open house to present details of the alignment plan to local residents has been set for Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy gymnasium at 250 E. 111th Street.

    CTA reveals route, new stations for South Side Red Line extension
    The planned extension of the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line from 95th Street south to 130th Street took a big step forward Friday as officials announced the proposed path for the long-overdue transit improvement project. Departing from the soon-to-be-revamped 95th Street terminal, the "preferred alignment"-or route-would run along the west side of the Union Pacific Railroad line to about 109th Street.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

Jan 26

CTA Unveils Preferred Route For Red Line Extension Project

...new stations at 103rd Street near Eggleston Avenue, at 111th Street near Stewart Avenue, at Michigan Avenue near 116th Street, and at 130th Street near Indiana Avenue. If officials secure funding for the project, construction...

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The extension would include new stations at 103rd Street near Eggleston Avenue, at 111th Street near Stewart Avenue, at Michigan Avenue near 116th Street, and at 130th...

The extension would include new stations at 103rd Street near Eggleston Avenue, at 111th Street near Stewart Avenue, at Michigan Avenue near 116th Street, and at 130th Street near Indiana Avenue. If officials...

    CTA Unveils Preferred Route For Red Line Extension Project
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Moving forward with its plans to extend the Red Line south to 130th Street, the CTA has decided which route it wants to use for the project. The new map of the CTA's "preferred alignment" would use elements of two paths the transit agency had been considering for the extension.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 26

CTA determines path for proposed Red Line south extension to 130th Street

The 5.3-mile extension would include four new stations near 103rd Street, 111th Street, Michigan Avenue near 115th Street, and 130th Street with parking and bus connections.

    CTA determines path for proposed Red Line south extension to 130th Street
    The CTA has decided on a path for its proposed extension of the Red Line's south branch, bringing the long-discussed project one step closer to getting done. The proposed route, which will be announced Friday, starts at 95th Street and would run along the west side of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks from I-57 south to about 109th Street.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Support NursingInspired| A Pre-Nursing mentorship and educational program for African American

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may...

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DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside of Greater Chicago Area or outside of Illinois)
✔Desire to pursue a career in nursing

WHAT THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR:
One (1) Pocket projector and (1) portable projector screen for educational programs/seminars to prepare students to apply to college & nursing school for private small groups, youth groups and at schools

HOW SOON THE FUNDS ARE NEEDED:
* $332.28 by January 4, 2018 (For January 7th educational program)

BACKGROUND:
Chicago, IL | Founded in 2017, NursingInspired is a mentorship and educational program for ethnically underrepresented moreover African American youth high school students & young adults that seek to pursue a higher education & nursing career.

I am currently working with several young adults that are taking their prerequisites. The goal is to guide them with individualized preparatory "care plans" in their nursing school applications as well as group educational sessions.

In time, I seek to reach out to collaborate with various African American youth organizations and schools throughout the Southside of Chicago with educational programs, events and exposure to area nursing schools and organizations.

Thankful and Warm Regards,

Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder
http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

SOURCE:
Minority Nurse (2015). Nursing Statistics. Retrieved from: http://minoritynurse.com/nursing-statistics/

    Click here to support Pre-Nursing|African American youth organized by Fallon Warm Heart Flowers
    NursingInspired Who will benefit : @ High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors @Young adults - Will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school *Live in Chicago *Identifies as African American or ethnically underrepresented ...
    https://www.gofundme.com
  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute...

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    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute with 💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫.

    While the funds raised 💸 have still been coming in,
    I was not able to get the projector and screen in time.

    However, I was able to borrow, both a
    projector and projector screen from a close friend.
    💖Thank you, Erica Lamb!👼🏾

    In the meantime, mentees present at the session received:
    ✔️folders with their agenda and program materials.
    ✔️treat bags including "Future Nurse" writing pens to take note of the many time-saving tips to help them apply to nursing school,
    ✔️organizational binders to help them keep track of their top nursing schools they are applying to, as well as prepare them for school visits and interviews.

    Please continue to spread the word about this effort for
    African American❣️️🖤💚 youth in Chicago and the field of Nursing.

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡 NursingInspired 👩🏾‍🏫| Founder
    http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

    *** Donations still welcome via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/nursinginspired or GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired ***

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired...

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    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired to be a nurse"!

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫|Founder

    Business card: http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired
    Website: http://nursinginspired.business.site/

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

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