Protesters march downtown July 10, 2020 to demand the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the defunding of the Chicago policeHillary Flores/Block Club Chicago

ICE Wants To Show Public How To Arrest Immigrants With ‘Citizens Academy’ — But Locals Are Fighting To Stop ‘Xenophobic PR Stunt’

The six-week Civilians Academy includes courses on "defensive tactics, firearms familiarization and targeted arrests" and a visit to an immigration detention center.

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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.