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In Brighton Park, a largely Latino working class community, this is what low wages mean. Jobs in selling food or clothes or whatever, jobs in construction and other jobs that can vanish overnight making the next paycheck a mystery. It means that foreclosures are day to day worries and so too, not having not enough […]
Comments Off on October 29 – Anti-Violence Media Forum in Chicago
Journalists, community voices and students will gather at this FREE EVENT. Join moderator Natalie Moore, WBEZ Reporter, in a conversation about covering violence in Chicago with Brenda Butler of Columbia Links; Juliana Stratton of Cook County’s Justice Advisory Council; Chris Rudd of the Mikva Challenge; and Gaynor Hall Paterson, WGN/CLTV Reporter.
It often struck Nyasha Nyamapfene that she was one of the few African Americans running in the recreational marathons she so enjoyed and that very few of those races were on the South Side. Nyamapfene decided to inspire her community to join her in improving their health with the city’s first Gospel Run, a 5-K […]
There’s a lot happening in this city and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. To help out, we’ve rounded up some of this weekend’s most worldly events in hopes that it will aid in the planning of your weekend. Take a look.