Archive for the ‘In Chicago…’ Category

Englewood to Flint mission to provide supplies is rousing success

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 No Comments

“Englewood is plagued with many challenges, such as crime, poverty and joblessness, but although we face these issues, we are […]



Brown: City promises housing for homeless living in tent camps

Posted on: May 5th, 2016

“Patterned after a “housing first” model that has shown promise in other cities, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is aiming to […]



I Grow Chicago Adds Environmental Justice Program

Posted on: April 21st, 2016

Nonprofit I Grow Chicago’s mission is to provide a safe, inter-generational haven for children and at-risk community members. Through sustainable […]



Natalie Y. Moore digs into the ways that segregation continues to shape the politics of her hometown, as well as her own life.

Posted on: April 13th, 2016

Talking Housing Segregation And Chicago With WBEZ’s Natalie Y. Moore



Library hires employee to work with homeless, at-risk people

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

Adecade of serving Oak Park Township as its youth interventionist has given Robert Simmons plenty of experience working with the […]



‘I Put It Out There, I Did. And It Got Crushed.’

Posted on: March 31st, 2016

“Almost nine months. That’s how long the state of Illinois has been operating without a budget. For many agencies that […]



Chicago retains its dubious title as one of the nation’s most segregated cities

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

A century after the start of the Great Migration and 50 years after the Kerner Commission Report declared “our nation […]



Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Budget Cuts Hurt Child Care Providers

Posted on: February 17th, 2016

Some daycare providers in Illinois say the state is still behind on payments for families who need help affording child […]



A Loyola professor is leading the charge against unfair Federal Housing Policy affecting Chicago’s Poor

Posted on: January 29th, 2016

Lanice Walker, 38, sits with her children Dec. 21, 2015, at their apartment in Chicago. Some of her children were […]



Hundreds March In Chicago To ‘Reclaim’ MLK’s Message

Posted on: January 15th, 2016

Hundreds marched and rallied in Chicago Thursday evening to “reclaim” the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]