Activist Tree Brown has had to use a wheelchair since he was shot in July 2012, but it's broken down and causes him pain.GoodKids MadCity/Twitter

This West Side Activist Was Paralyzed By A Shooting — Now Fellow Organizers Are Fundraising To Get Him A New Wheelchair

Tree Brown, 25, lives in constant pain because his wheelchair is severely broken, but he still dedicates much of his time to trying to end violence in Chicago.

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Help Clean Up Englewood Again! #TheHoodTakeover, Part 2, Is On This Weekend

Englewood resident Shamica Wilson is looking for more volunteers, cleaning supplies and donations to help clear garbage and debris off of 14 blocks along Racine Avenue. Find out how you can help.

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After Strike, University Of Illinois Hospital, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The contract includes hiring 160 full-time nurses to cut down caseloads, improved wages and more protective measures amid the pandemic.