Eight Forty-Eight 10.26.11
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle released her proposed 2012 budget Tuesday; she joins Eight Forty-Eight to discuss what she says is the toughest budget the county's ever faced. Then, Changing Gears’s Niala Boodhoo shares the story of Midwest business incubators and the methods for getting them out of the incubation period and into the business community where they can generate jobs. Plus, for Out of the Shadows, Eilee Heikenen-Weis spends times with a teacher who helps hospitalized mentally-ill children continue their education. And, Chicago soul band JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound joined Eight Forty-Eight for a conversation, and a performance from their new record, Want More.