One morning in late August, 20 renters and public housing advocates marched in a circle in front of the Chicago Housing Authority’s (CHA) headquarters, holding signs and chanting to protest the agency’s recent decision to sell land meant for public housing to private companies. “Mayor Johnson!” the chant-leader yelled through a megaphone. “Stop CHA!” responded […]
The city’s SummerDance series is well under way, and today’s fusion of live music, dance instruction, and outdoor activities takes place in Englewood’s Ogden Park (6500 S. Racine). The fun starts at 4:30 PM with a free poster and printmaking station run by the Hyde Park Art Center’s Youth Board 0f Artists (a group of […]
Women and Children First bookstore and Access Living have teamed up to host a Disability Pride Pop-Up Shop at Access Living’s space (115 W. Chicago). From 1-6 PM, there will be a pop-up book shop as well as craft stations where people can make buttons, write stories, or contribute to the Re-Wired Project. There will […]
Going online opens more opportunities in this year’s festival.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Chicago should consider adding adaptive cycles to its bike-share program.
Navigating public transit when you can’t see well isn’t easy, musician Andy Slater says.
Video obtained by the Reader shows Moore threatening legislative retribution against activists calling on him to bring a public housing accountability bill to a vote.
Celebrated playwright and disability rights activist Susan Nussbaum adds a novel, Good Kings Bad Kings, to her body of work.