Camp coordinator Olivia Issa describes the day's agenda during a session of the 2019 Hyde Park Refugee Project summer camp.Provided

Hyde Park Refugee Project Helping Another Family Resettle On The South Side This Spring

"Hyde Park is a very welcoming community for our families ... As a whole, because of the diversity in the neighborhood, they're well accepted."

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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.