The 113-year-old structure, which once played a role in labor history, civil rights, jazz and even the advancement of U.S. Communism, came close to being demolished by the city last year. Now a new owner is trying to figure out what to do with the building.
Several groups work with Chicago's homeless population; One Heart One Soul is a local group that runs programs to raise awareness on homelessness and other social issues. One of its programs, Unspoken Words: A Voice For Homeless Youth, had an eight-week stint at a shelter on Chicago's South Side.
The Forum--the storied, century-old Bronzeville hall where labor history, civil rights, jazz and even U.S. Communism intersected--is set to be demolished soon by the city, according to an alderman.On her ward's website, Ald.
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