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.

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What’s Next For Shuttered Crawford Power Plant Site? Plans To Be Unveiled At Little Village Meetings

Hilco plans to demolish the coal power plant and replace it with a one million square feet of warehouses.