Chatham food-service worker cooperative ChiFresh Kitchen starts a housing co-op.
The public comment period closed November 1, but some Chicagoans are still asking whether south and west side residents actually helped shape the plan.
How are housing cooperatives different from communes, and who are they for?
Many struggle to find employment because of the stigma of a criminal record. To help, one organization is offering cash.
Where to find support
We’re close to the end of “Volume 51” in a few issues. Yes, that means that we have survived nearly 51 years of publication, a feat that perhaps no one imagined might happen when we first started in 1971. For someone like me, a native Chicagoan who is themselves headed to just shy of 50 […]
The program will distribute $500 per month to each of 5,000 low-income families.
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
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?
Tonika Johnson’s multimedia project expands with a new film.