Archive for the ‘In Chicago…’ Category

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 No Comments

This organization works with housing non-profits, monitors homeless youth, and attempts to mobilize resources for legal and social justice.

 

 



Rogers Park Based Chicago Light Brigade

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 No Comments

Have you seen people standing at events with messages about social justice issues spelled out in strings of lights?  Well, [...]



Chicago-Based Inter-Religious Environmental Justice Group

Posted on: August 6th, 2014

Faith in Place is a Chicago based environmental justice organization that works with religious institutions, provides educational materials, engages in [...]



Opportunities for young voices in Illinois Politics

Posted on: July 28th, 2014

The Roosevelt Institute sent an email regarding a project, they call NextGen Illinois, that’s trying to get college-age students engaged [...]



Rogers Park Food and Environment Initiative

Posted on: June 30th, 2014

A Rogers Park based initiative, looking at environmental and food based issues, providing opportunities to grow and teach children to [...]



New website reveals whether there’s sewage in the Chicago River

Posted on: May 20th, 2014

Companies sometimes dump raw sewage into the Chicago River to avoid it flooding the city, which has significant effects locally and beyond.



Bike2Campus Points to Broader Possibilities for Campuses to Embrace Cycling

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

The inaugural Bike2Campus Week seeks to spur students’ budding interest in bicycling to reach Chicago’s many university and college campuses.



Mayor Emanuel Calls for Air Conditioning in All CPS Schools Within 5 Years

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

44.3% of CPS buildings have partial air conditioning or none at all.



“Transit Future” campaign calls for dedicated investment in transportation

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

Campaign calls for dedicated funding source to maintain and expand the transit system in Chicago and the rest of Cook County.



Activists Stage 2-Day Demonstration To Protest Deportations

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

Protesters in Chicago and across the country urge President Obama to put an immediate halt to deportations and make good on his promises of immigration reform.