47th Annual American Legion Youth Police Camp Accepting Teen Participants

Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Police (ISP) and the American Legion announce plans for the 47th Annual American Legion Youth Police Camp (ALYPC) at Camp Lincoln, located 1301 North MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, Illinois, from June 23-28, 2019.

Dozens of aspiring teens from across Illinois will discover career opportunities through training with police and military. The primary purpose of the ALYPC is to establish an interactive and positive relationship between Illinois teens and law enforcement officers. The week-long residency camp is structured to promote educational and learning opportunities for youth ages 15-17 in the areas of law enforcement, military, leadership, cultural diversity, personal development, social and interpersonal skills, and physical fitness.

Read more: Illinois State Police and American Legion officials prepare for Summer Youth Police Program

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 Universal CDC update 4 3 2The Universal Housing Solutions CDC presents: "Rebuilding Communities One Homeowner at a Time" on March 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Village of Maywood Multipurpose Center at 200 S. 5th Ave., Maywood, IL.

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lightford solar townhall 2Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford (D-Maywood) is hosting a Solar Energy Town Hall Meeting on Jan. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 73.

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CPS Scholarship Session112918

CPS Seniors:

Do you have a 3.0+ GPA (weighted or unweighted)? Do you have an ACT score of 17+ or an SAT score of 910+?
Then YOU are invited to attend the 2018 Student & Parent Scholarship Information Session on Thursday, November 29th.
Click here to register; space is limited!

Scholarship Alert Workbook:

The Scholarship Alert Workbook is a live googledoc that we use to organize scholarship deadlines per month. This year CPS has added an Elementary Scholarships tab in addition to the monthly deadline tabs. This helps all stakeholders understand what opportunities are due each month. The links also direct you to the Academic Works postings.

CPS Scholarships Google Calendar:

CPS has created a CPS Scholarships Google Calendar that consists of the open and closign dates for each scholarship that we update in our system. CPS also have postsecondary and scholarship activities on this calendar as well. It's public and students and schools have already begun using it. This will help with application completion.

Read more: CPS Student & Parent Scholarship Information Session

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