Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) distributes pamphlets at the Kimball Brown Line Station to educate families on their rights in the event that ICE agents arrive to their home. Alex Hernandez/ Block Club Chicago

Aldermen, Activists Warning Immigrant Neighbors Of Reported ICE Deportation Sweep Starting Soon In Chicago

As activists canvass the neighborhoods informing immigrants of their rights, one alderman said the threat of sweeps "creates a culture of fear."

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.