READI is the Rapid Employment and Development Initiative, a radical new experiment from Heartland Alliance that could change how Chicago communities treat violence.Heartland Alliance

Radical New Program Finds Men Most Likely To Be Shot — And Hires Them

For 18 months, extremely high-risk people are given transitional jobs, cognitive behavioral therapy and legal and social services to help them pave a different future.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
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Uptown Clothing Line Lawrence & Argyle Celebrates Chicago’s Immigrant Communities

The daughter of Vietnamese refugees, Jennifer Ho's line features shirts with phrases like “Child Of Immigrants” and “We Are All American.”

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

Milwaukee Avenue’s Housing Boom Inches North With Big Complex Coming To Former Pierre’s Bakery Spot

Despite Ald. Ramirez-Rosa's wishes, the six-story building will replace the shuttered bakery at 2755 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Man Found Fatally Shot In Logan Square Sunday Was Shot By Uber Driver In 2015

Officers discovered Everardo Custodio in the Foodsmart parking lot at about 2 a.m. Sunday.