Articles By Maria Maynez
Issac Martinez, 13, was killed Sunday evening. Mourners formed a "human protected bike lane" Tuesday evening in his honor.
Habitat for Humanity is building a stretch of homes on the Far South Side. The graduates of its Affordable Homeownership Program began moving in.
Available essentials include: masks, diapers, hand sanitizer, feminine products, baby food/ formula, shampoo/conditioner, body soap, toothbrushes/toothpaste and canned goods.
Michaelangelo Mosqueda and Karen Gonzalez bought all of Don Rosario's paletas on Father's Day to let him enjoy the day. Then they launched a GoFundMe.
Nine Chicago mural artists began work this weekend on a unity mural across the street from the Avalon Regal Theater.
“Roseland Matters does whatever the community needs,” said Marc Phillips, the group's executive director.
Protesters marched through East Side, stopping for "teach-in" moments along the way.
Supplies can be picked up in the parking lot at 209 E. 103rd Street, across from the Metropolitan Family Services office.
“We’re still trying to rebound from the looting, and with COVID-19 still going around, people don’t have work, people are struggling and we’re trying to help out every way we can,” Ald. Anthony Beale said.