In the right food environment, shoppers with LINK (food stamp) cards consistently make healthy choices.
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Faculty call for pay increases, promotion opportunities, and shared governance in the name of serving marginalized students.
Employees’ termination three days before Christmas after participating in national minimum wage strike raised objections from labor advocates.
An interactive mapping tool identifies which neighborhoods have very few cars, a useful tool for community advocates when discussing how best to distribute resources.
Governor Pat Quinn urges low-income individuals and families to file taxes and apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Two nonprofit partners offer services across the state to help with this process.
“[W]e work with the working poor — people with a lot of challenges in their lives — and…the amount of transportation support we can provide will diminish if we are faced with higher ticket costs.”
December 1st was the anniversary of a tragic fire at a Catholic school in Humboldt Park.
NBC Chicago reports on efforts to ensure availability of reserved parking spots for people with physical disabilities.
Conor Malloy, a LUC theology graduate, received funding from the Chicago Bar Foundation to support the Justice Entrepreneurs Project.
Streetsblog Chicago writes on a proposal by Republicans in Congress to eliminate the federal gas tax and put states in charge of transportation funding.