The Cops & Kids Chess initiative launched this school year. [Block Club Chicago/Lee Edwards]

Can Chess Help Break Down Barriers Between Cops and Chicago’s Youth?

The Cops & Kids Chess was launched this school year by Chicago Public Schools and the Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation in partnership with the Chicago Police Department.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.