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.

Bridgeport, Chinatown Primary category in which blog post is published
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$22.8 Million City ‘Wellness’ Program Has No Proven Benefits, City Watchdog Says

Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the city has taken no steps to show the program works.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Avondale Food Pantry Closed Monday Because Manager Hurt In Hit-And-Run While Waiting For Food Dropoff

Up to 50 people were left without food after the manager at Sabeel Food Pantry at 3031 W. Belmont Ave. was hit.