Pedestrians were using the new crosswalks in force on Friday night. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Pedestrian Deaths In Chicago Drop 40 Percent So Far In 2019

Twelve pedestrians were killed on city streets during the first five months of 2019.

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The Birds, The Bees And Consent: How One Chicago Classroom Navigates Evolving Sexual Education

After the revelation of widespread abuse in Chicago Public Schools, more schools are teaching the meaning and practice of consent.

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Can Art Revive South Chicago? These Artists Are Trying To Infuse New Life Into The Neighborhood

Devastated by the downturn of the steel industry, artists are working to revitalize South Chicago by transforming vacant buildings into art studios.