In a week when Suburban Unity Alliance and the Oak Park Regional Housing Center both hosted events filled to capacity with community members advocating for equity, the Chamber voted to back SUA’s “Pledge for Unity.”
Sluggish economic data for retail sales must not include move-in expenses for college-bound students.
The dog days of summer are challenging ones for small business as people leave town for vacation or generally adopt a slower pace.
What is the tipping point when it comes to residential taxes? How much more can we absorb?
Ever wonder how a chamber raises revenue? We are not affiliated with either the national or state chambers, nor are we a government agency. Chambers work to earn member dues from local businesses.
Activists are calling on local business owners to publicly pledge non-discrimination and equal treatment for all people in their shops and restaurants.
Recent events across the country remind us that diversity and inclusivity must be intentional in a system that otherwise favors a single privileged group. We need to question that system at every turn – including in the world of small business.
Oak Park’s current project to update zoning laws will have a longstanding impact on our community in both the commercial and residential areas. The community is invited to review and comment on the proposed changes to the zoning ordinance.