l-r: Serena Coleman, Kamiya Vilella, Saul Garcia, Tremayne Russell, Oliver Krzeczowski and Marcus Salas. The group's efforts to end Drummond Montessori school's dress code were successful. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

No More School Uniforms: Drummond Montessori Students Win 5-Year Battle

A student-led uniform committee made a case for banishing the uniform policy, proposing a dress code instead. They were victorious.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Nine New Weed Dispensaries Could Be Cleared To Open At Special March Meeting

River North and West Loop dispensaries could be approved at the March 6 meeting.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Poverty Is Killing Us — All Of Us’: Lightfoot Pledges To End Generational Poverty

Approximately 22 percent of Chicagoans fall below the Federal Poverty Level, which is an annual income of $26,200 for a family of four.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Rohingya Refugees, ‘Citizens Of Nowhere,’ Find Support And A Sense Of Home On Devon Avenue

Nearly 2,000 Rohingya people are now living in Chicago, making the city home to the largest Rohingya population in the country.