Where Poverty Grows in Chicago

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In mostly black West Garfield Park, more than four out of ten residents were living in poverty in 2011. That was a nearly 20 percent increase from the start of the decade. In mostly Latino West Lawn, just about 17 percent of the population Read More

Written by on January 29, 2013

Please take your seat while the violence unravels

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We were finishing up our workshop this morning. This is where we bring the news media to meet experts, community groups, activists, government officials and a heap of others who deal with youth violence here in one way or another. We had more voices on hand this time than before to tell what they do […]

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Written by on January 29, 2013