Articles By Hannah Alani

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West Town Nonprofit Is Collecting Food, Household Items, Toiletries This Weekend

Founded in 1969, Esperanza Community Services provides education, housing and other services to Chicago children and adults who have disabilities.

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These Wicker Park, Bucktown And West Town Businesses Are Reopening This Week

Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said it's time for citizens to make "informed decisions" about supporting newly reopened restaurants, bars, salons and retail stores.

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West Town Neighbors: Here’s How You Can Help Chicago Families In Need On Friday

"People want to help, they just don't know what to do ... If we create that opportunity, people seem really excited to jump on it."

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Boarded-Up Wicker Park Businesses Have A Message For Customers: Black Lives Matter

Two shops have temporarily stopped sales and instead are urging customers to support Black-owned businesses and organizations in Chicago.

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Stop Sharing Unchecked Rumors On Social Media, Chicago’s Top Cop And Black Organizers Urge: Memes Are ‘Inciting Racialized Violence’

"We need your help with rumors on social media that fuel some of the divisiveness in our city," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said. "This is fueling more and more anxiety, more and more anger."

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West Town Neighbors Spend Night On Chicago Avenue To Support Protesters, Deter Looters

Neighbors said they wanted to simultaneously protect their small businesses from looting while supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Neighbors Clean Up Wicker Park, Bucktown Following Looting Of At Least 40 Businesses — Including Family-Owned Shops

"No one was organizing the groups, people felt like they had a duty to the neighborhood and to the businesses," one neighbor said.