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Tour Austin by Bike

Join Lee Diamond on one his interesting neighborhood tours on  April 25, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Columbus Park at 500 South…

Rebuild Chicago Plans To Turn Empty Homes Into Rental Properties

The initiative by the group Action Now aims to help relieve neighborhoods hit hard by foreclosure of crime often associated with the vacant buildings. West Siders can attend an Oct. 25 meeting to learn more about the program.

Austin Residents Look For Hope, Encourage Unity To Revive Community

Austin looks for a solution – area leaders and advocates say – that doesn’t just depend on increased police presence, but relies on community organizing for equitable distribution of resources; better schools and adult education and workforce preparation; changes in juvenile justice; community centers and youth programs and creating an environment that can give residents hope.