People with disabilities and the elderly struggle to use public transit in the Chicago region, according to a new report.
Poor reading and math skills keep some out of manufacturing. “Our public education systems are failing,” said Congressman Danny Davis.
Project S.O.A.R. provides CHA youth, ages 14 to 20, with one-on-one coaching to support their college and career plans after high school.
KP of Black Belt Eagle Scout stands up, points the way for indigenous youth.
Chicago’s South and West sides hold potential, said planning chief Maurice Cox. “I didn’t see what was lacking. I saw what was there.”
The north suburb will use taxes on legal marijuana to raise millions of dollars for a local reparations fund.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot notified CHA that federal law gives it “latitude and discretion” when residents are found with marijuana.
Chicago’s “Red Summer” of 1919 comes alive in this radio drama from WBEZ’s Natalie Moore. It’s history with a twist.
The Chicago Department of Housing has selected a diverse group of 20 people to strengthen the city’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance.
Chicago’s rising water costs caused over 150,000 water shutoffs since 2007, mostly in low-income, black and Latino neighborhoods.