Get tools to homeownership 

On Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago’s oldest African American real estate trade association, Dearborn Realtist Board, will host a “Community Wealth Building Day” designed to help build black wealth through homeownership.  This event will feature FREE admission, FREE credit reports, FREE food and more. Register at For more info, call (773) 374-9191 or email 

Attend a town hall meeting on city’s schools 

On Thursday, May 24, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St., Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice K. Jackson will host a town hall meeting for parents and community members in Networks 3 and 5 about how the city’s schools can best support students and families. 

Jackson will provide a brief overview of the state of the schools and reserve the majority of time for parents to speak.