Hyde Park Refugee Project volunteers pose for a picture with materials for the group's socially distanced summer camp.Hyde Park Refugee Project

Hyde Park Refugee Project Gives More Than $10,000 To Resettled Families Amid The Pandemic

The funds have helped refugee families in Hyde Park pay for rent, groceries and other bills. Organizers are continuing to fundraise for pandemic relief now that it's clear coronavirus isn't going away any time soon.

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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.