The charter school serving about 236 children, 97 percent of them poor, becomes the first in Chicago to fall victim […]
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Chicago Public Schools has tested 58 schools and more than a dozen have shown elevated lead levels in their water. […]
Should Chicago Be Celebrating Demolitions?
Since 2008, the city tore down more than 3,100 buildings — the equivalent, on average, of […]
“Englewood is plagued with many challenges, such as crime, poverty and joblessness, but although we face these issues, we are […]
“Patterned after a “housing first” model that has shown promise in other cities, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is aiming to […]
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.
Talking Housing Segregation And Chicago With WBEZ’s Natalie Y. Moore
Adecade of serving Oak Park Township as its youth interventionist has given Robert Simmons plenty of experience working with the […]
“Almost nine months. That’s how long the state of Illinois has been operating without a budget. For many agencies that […]
A century after the start of the Great Migration and 50 years after the Kerner Commission Report declared “our nation […]