Articles By Pascal Sabino

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WorldScene Film Festival Features Free Short Films From Around The World — And It Was Curated By West Side Teens

The film festival also includes "The Bystander," created by the West Side teens behind the festival. You can tune in for free starting Thursday.

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South Chicago Nonprofit Gives Kids Free Art Kits, Art Therapy: ‘I Can’t Tell You How Many Kids Don’t Have Crayons’

"It's important as a tool to access feelings that we usually stuff down," said SkyART Executive Director Sarah Ward.

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Civil Rights Group Launches Court Watching Program To Monitor Unaffordable Bonds

Cook County Jail is a hot spot for coronavirus, and one group is trying to prevent defendants from being sent there because they can't afford bail.

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Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.

Advocates Demand Proof Sheriff Is Implementing Sanitation, Social Distancing In Cook County Jail

Attorneys are asking a federal judge to order the Sheriff to prove the jail is complying with an earlier injunction that requires added sanitation, testing, and PPE for detainees.

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West Side Projects Win Recognition At Neighborhood Development Awards

The Austin Quality of Life Plan, a blueprint for the neighborhood's future, and the Hatchery Chicago, a food business incubator, won awards.

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Amid Stress Of Pandemic, Virtual Classes Combine Yoga With Weed To Reach Higher Purpose

The Movement and Medicine sessions use cannabis as a tool for elevating the yoga practice.

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Last Year It Cost $5 For West Side Community Gardens To Tap Into City Water. Now The Price Is $1,700

New regulations require community gardens use a pricey valve and union plumber to connect to fire hydrants. Gardeners say the new rule will hurt low-income Black communities the most.

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West Side Students Getting In The Hot Sauce Business By Growing Peppers At Home

The Young Men's Educational Network's pepper project is teaching young people about agriculture, business and more.