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Chicago Freedom School: Passing It On

August 11, 2008 – Thirty young people from across the city have spent their summer learning about social change at the Chicago Freedom School. Morning…

Tax Credit Backlog Threatens Sutherland

by Curtis Black, Community Media Workshop August 7, 2008 – Tenants at the historic Sutherland Apartments are continuing efforts to maintain their building’s affordability, despite…

The faces of immigration

by Carlos Ardila August 6, 2008 – An estimated 35 million immigrants live in the United States, according to figures released by the U.S. Census…

Chicago’s Home of Folk Music

by Katie Fanuko. August 1, 2008 – It all started with Win Stracke‘s hunch. What began as informal jam sessions in a living room, became…

A Voice for Hispanic Voters

by Elizabeth Mathews July 30, 2008 – Hispanics are playing a key role in this year’s pivotal election. Jose Torrez has registered more than 4,500…

Chicago Police Retool Web Site

by Maureen Kelleher of LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program. July 29, 2008 – The history of police-community relations in crime-plagued urban areas doesn’t often make…

Chicagoans to March in Postville

by Curtis Black, Community Media Workshop July 25, 2008 – Members of Chicago’s Jewish and immigrant communities will travel to Postville, Iowa, to participate in…