Tri-County Urban League

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Illinois Central College is launching a new equity initiative aimed at helping low-income, underrepresented, and first-generation students earn a higher education credential.

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Peoria Public Schools is helping students and recent graduates find summer jobs with the help of COVID-19 related grant dollars.

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Sixteen Central Illinois organizations will benefit from an $8.6 million settlement paid out by the owners of the closing E.D. Edwards coal power plant near Bartonville.

A town hall meeting in Peoria this evening is aiming to stop violence and engage people in ways to improve the community. First District Peoria City Councilwoman Denise Moore is holding the meeting. She’s says participants are encouraged to offer solutions at the event. But Moore says those seeking help should also come.