Illinois Chiefs of Police NAACP

Illinois Chiefs of Police Engaging with Communities to Build Trust

The February 2018 issues of Command, The Official Publication of the Illinois Chiefs of Police, talks about their work to advance dialogue with communities of color. Mountains of statistics and studies tilting in law enforcement’s favor haven’t resolved much in the national discourse as police have tried to build bridges to minority communities in recent…

International Women's Day at Praxair

International Women’s Day at Praxair

International Women’s Day planning committee at Praxair in Burr Ridge (l to r) Elizabeth Supple, Chris Ranous, Erika Rogozinski, speaker Deanna Shoss, Joe Abdoo, Kristen Alcazaren, and Ann Klochan.  International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated in force this March. For my colleagues from Serbia and Russia, they can remember celebrating this special day since they…

Tammera Holmes Avion Institute

Tammera Holmes: AVIATION CEO, STEM SUPERSTAR, MOM

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Tammera Holmes! Perhaps it’s because I knew her when…when she was just starting her career, and it’s exciting to see how her passion for “getting kids high” (exposing them to careers in aviation, their first flight, and education to actually pursue a career) has…