We look at what's needed to move more non-native English speakers into the workforce. And, we talk with WBEZ's Michael Puente about his new book that captures the life of Banda sensation Jenni Rivera. Plus, the ethereal sounds of Lattimore and Zeigler.
We get a final installment of our "Exoneree Diaries" series. And, a look at the efforts officials are taking to find use for the Cook County Hospital building. Also, we talk about the responsibility of the state when dealing with older kids in their care.
We check in with the new president of the National Education Association about the issues facing teachers. And, we look at a different take of prison sentencing. Plus, we gear up for the new Fall TV season. What shows are you looking forward to watching?
We talk to the new president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and what's in store for the organization. Plus, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett outlines a new initiative that addresses sexual assault on college campuses.
We look at the marketing attempts some religious institutions are taking in order to maintain and grow membership. And, we hear why the famous Bronzeville home of one of Chicago's iconic couples still remains on the market. Plus, an acoustic set from the Freddie Jones Band.
We talk to the author of a new book that unpacks climate change and why there's still some denying the concept. And, we look at Chicago's boundary lines. Plus, the Soul Diva stops by for another installment of Reclaimed Soul.