One housing complex can’t reverse decades of historical trends—but city officials hope 43 Green can be a model for equitable development.
A partnership between an architecture firm and a west-side nonprofit brings teen designers’ visions to the forefront of community development.
BIPOC growers on what it’s like to urban farm on the south and west sides
At Casa Al-Fatiha in Logan Square, two local musicians built a sanctuary for LGBTQ asylum seekers.
A guide to your rights as a Chicago renter during a pandemic
From voter outreach to working for their communities, undocumented immigrants across the Chicago area don’t let their immigration status get in the way of participating politically.
These organizations supported the amendment for a graduated income tax, but now must find ways to support their communities after election loss.
We likely won’t see the 75 percent cut that organizers have asked for, but there are some proposals on the table.
A Q&A with the designer of the People’s Budget bus tour
A guide to who holds the power and purse strings when it comes to Chicago’s money
Budget season is here but it’s more dogged than usual. How will the city recover from a nearly billion-dollar budget gap?
Latinx immigrants in three south side neighborhoods—Back of the Yards, Pilsen, and South Chicago—share their fears and hopes as the 2020 census count comes to an end.
Chicago election officials seek paid election judges in November, especially those who are multilingual.
As time runs out, some of the neighborhoods in Chicago with the lowest census response rates are those with high numbers of Latinx immigrants.
As debate rages in Washington, undocumented immigrants fear that federal relief may never come. Southwest Side community organizers see a need for systemic change.