Articles By Pascal Sabino

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How Will Lightfoot End Chicago Poverty In A Generation? Here’s The Mayor’s 4-Part Plan

Addressing the high cost of utilities for low-income people and raising the minimum wage are in the works.

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Hackathon Will Help Lawndale Figure Out How To Use Vacant Lots Under The Pink Line

The event will create prototypes for projects, pop-ups, and installations that will turn vacant lots beneath the Pink Line into community spaces.

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Don’t Close Frazier Prep In North Lawndale, Parents, Teachers And Students Plea To State

The Chicago Board of Education voted to close the North Lawndale charter school for poor performance. The State Board of Education will now decide the school's ultimate fate.

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Lightfoot To Launch Plan To Erase Chicago Poverty In A Generation At Thursday Summit

The summit will open a conversation about the racial history of poverty in Chicago, and begin a process of engaging communities to find solutions, said Dan Lurie, Lightfoot's policy director.

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Is Requiring 12,500 Petition Signatures To Run For Mayor Unfair? New Proposal Would Lower The Requirement

Cities like Los Angeles and New York require 3,500 signatures to get on the ballot. Critics says Chicago's number was put in place to protect the establishment.

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Hannibal Buress Sponsors ‘All-Star Pitch Competition’ For Budding Entrepreneurs Saturday In Austin

The pitch contest will give entrepreneurs a chance to showcase their ideas in front of industry experts.

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Scottie Pippen Christens New Basketball Court At West Side Boys & Girls Club

Joined by Chicago Sky great Cappie Pondexter, Pippen unveiled the new court designed by Virgil Abloh and sponsored by Nike.

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‘Art Can Change Your Life’: A Gallery With Studios, Lessons And Shows Coming To West Side

Ivonne Cru's DragonFLY Gallery and Creative Spaces aims to fill a void for emerging artists in the Garfield Park area.

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After Rahm’s ‘Smoke And Mirrors,’ Lightfoot Claims Neighborhood Opportunity Fund As Her Own

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: Even as developers flooded the fund as cranes dotted Chicago’s skyline, Emanuel awarded 156 grants totaling only $890,000.