Since 2000, the white population in gentrifying Logan Square has increased more than 70% while its Latino population has declined by 47%.
Esther Yoon-Ji Kang
One advocate says the narrow margin of approval offers promise that future city budgets will better serve vulnerable communities.
After Thanksgiving break, most local colleges and universities plan to move all remaining classes online to help keep the virus at bay.
Researchers said President-elect Joe Biden could reverse President Trump’s executive orders and appointments pertaining to the census.
Chicago Board of Elections spokesman Jim Allen said the city could very likely hit the top 70% turnout.
A nonprofit’s budget parties show that South and West side residents in Chicago want less spending for police and more for neighborhoods.
Experts say the pandemic, a shortened timeline, quality control failures and politics could lead to a headcount that is not fit for use.
Muslim Americans are sharply divided along political and racial lines when it comes to their views on President Trump and hot-button issues.
Officials plan to end the counting weeks before an Oct. 31 deadline. The rush worries some Chicago enumerators about the count’s accuracy.
Some groups performing census outreach in Illinois are concerned if they will have the resources to continue their work until Oct. 31.