Archive for the ‘In Chicago…’ Category

The Divide in Pay for Restaurant Workers Based on Race is Examined

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015

The Startling Racial Divide In Pay For Restaurant Workers living in Chicago.

Suburbs Evading New Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

Posted on: October 12th, 2015

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program is the largest federal initiative for building affordable housing. WBEZ analyzed where those […]

Minimum Wage on Loyola’s Campus

Posted on: September 28th, 2015

Minimum Wage on Loyola’s Campus as a micro level example of the greater minimum wage issue going on in Chicago. […]

Madigan fights against insurance companies charging victims of rape for evidence collection

Posted on: September 9th, 2015

Madigan fights against insurance companies charging victims of rape for evidence collection.

Black business’ slow flight from Bronzeville

Posted on: August 5th, 2015

An interesting look at Black Business’ slow flight from Bronzeville.

Grass Roots Attempt at Gun Prevention on Chicago’s South Side

Posted on: July 16th, 2015

This article from CBS-Chicago details Chicago residents attempting to stop the horrid gun violence in their neighborhoods by posting a […]

Chicago Jobs applications spike ahead of minimum wage increase

Posted on: July 1st, 2015

Chicago Job sites like Unistaff have seen a spike in applications ahead of the soon to be $10  city wide […]

Coalition to Save our Mental Health Centers

Posted on: May 29th, 2015

A organization of Local Chicago citizens fighting to preserve and expand Mental Health Centers in the city.

Open Gov Hack Night

Posted on: April 29th, 2015

This is a group that meets weekly to look at tech and civic engagement. You don’t have to be a […]


Posted on: April 15th, 2015

This non-profit works to provide housing, healthcare, and other assistance to Chicagoans with mental illness.