Front row, from left: Vaughn Bryant, executive director of CP4P; Eddie Bocanegra, senior director of READI Chicago; Walter McGee, a participant in Chicago CRED's employment program; and Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church hold hands.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

If City Wants Gun Violence To Drop 20%, It Must Invest In Prevention Programs, Activists Say

Though Mayor Lori Lightfoot's 2020 budget increased violence prevention funding by nearly $10 million, organizers say that's still not enough to reach their goal.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Take A Peek Inside Cards Against Humanity’s Chicago Board Game Cafe (It’s Open!)

The cafe's vault is packed with more than 300 games. Find out which games are on tap.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

How Can Businesses Better Serve Trans Workers And Customers? Andersonville Shops Unite To Learn How

Saturday's workshop will help businesses improve customer service and workplace inclusivity for the transgender community.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

SBK Dog Club Brings Cage-Free Boarding, Grooming, Walking Services To Wicker Park

Cage-free boarding helps dogs feel more comfortable during overnight boarding, SBK co-owner Lana Akhmedova said.