New WTTW Docuseries Examines Poverty In Chicago Area

The documentary series is part of WTTW’s multiplatform, multiyear initiative focusing on firsthand accounts of critical issues in Chicago.

New WTTW Docuseries Examines Poverty In Chicago Area
Patricia Jackson, a South Side native, shared her story with WTTW for its new documentary series, "FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty." Liam Alexander / WTTW
New WTTW Docuseries Examines Poverty In Chicago Area
Patricia Jackson, a South Side native, shared her story with WTTW for its new documentary series, "FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty." Liam Alexander / WTTW

New WTTW Docuseries Examines Poverty In Chicago Area

The documentary series is part of WTTW’s multiplatform, multiyear initiative focusing on firsthand accounts of critical issues in Chicago.

A new WTTW docuseries out this week explores the impacts of intergenerational poverty through the lens of five Chicagoans’ experiences.

Reset brings on the creator of FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty, an expert on poverty and one of the residents involved in the project to learn more.

GUESTS: Dan Protess, executive producer of FIRSTHAND

Patricia Jackson, South Side native

Ebony Scott, partnership director at the Family Independence Initiative