A group of volunteers packs books for incarcerated children in Illinois in April of 2019. Provided Facebook/Liberation Library

Liberation Library, Which Sends Books To Incarcerated Children, Goes Viral With Child’s Thank-You Letter

"I wanted to thank you because sometimes it's hard to pass time when you have to do time," the child wrote in the viral letter.

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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.