Nearly two-thirds of Illinois households have responded to the census. But the rates are much lower in Chicago’s immigrant communities.
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“The church ain’t the church if you stay quiet,” said Pastor Chris Harris. “… You’ve got to come out of your four walls and get in the community.”
Groups unveiled a legislative agenda Thursday calling for translation services and an Asian American history curriculum in schools.
“We’re like sitting ducks,” said a North Side nursing home resident seeking more details about the COVID-19 outbreak there.
As some churches are defying stay-at-home orders, many in Chicago are following the law — even citing their faith as a reason to be cautious.
In Illinois, few government websites, briefings and forms about COVID-19 guidelines and relief programs are in languages other than English.
Sources at the Lakeview, Woodbridge and Center Home facilities cite dangerous work environments and confusion over death tolls.
After Illinois officials withhold names of nursing homes tied to coronavirus deaths, WBEZ finds 76 facilities in Cook County.
Today’s executive order reiterates a city policy guaranteeing services for residents regardless of status. Critics ask if it goes far enough.
Wednesday is Census Day. Why does it matter? The count affects how power and money are distributed throughout the U.S.