Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
Gardens Bursting With Produce Have Helped Feed West Siders For Decades — Here’s How You Can Join The Food Sovereignty Movement
Help the Austin Green Team continue to flourish by volunteering during Saturday's Food Sovereignty Action Day.
Thanks To The Kindness Of Strangers, This West Side Activist Can Get A New Wheelchair — And Might Walk AgainBy Kelly Bauer Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Despite Lightfoot’s Calls For His Resignation, Burke Remains Ahead Of Wednesday City Council MeetingBy Heather Cherone Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
‘Kids Who Suffer Trauma Can Become Our Future Leaders’: West Side Teens Score Scholarships, Leadership AwardsBy Pascal Sabino Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
"Whether it’s worn by students in Montana, activists in New York, or Hadiya’s loved ones in Chicago, the color orange honors the more than 100 lives cut short and the hundreds more wounded by gun violence every day."
What’s Being Done To Solve The Murders Of Black Women On The South And West Sides? ‘Don’t Dismiss This,’ Families Implore
A community forum Thursday night left some people with more questions than answers as families grapple with the murder of 51 women.
West Side Art Walk Showcases Wealth Of Talent: ‘If We Don’t Have Cultural Amenities Here, We Can Create Them’
"This really is a way for us to activate a new narrative of the West Side from an arts and culture platform," said an event organizer.
"We've all been affected by trauma," says a therapist and conference organizer.
By texting FOOD (or COMIDA) to 877-877 Chicagoans can be connected to free meals for kids.
Is Your Garden A Champ? Entries Open For Chicago Gardening Awards — Pretty Plants Not Necessarily Required
How a garden benefits the environment and community is as important as how it looks when it comes to the Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards, now open for entries.
"We hope that the VeggieRx program can serve as a model for helping people change their eating habits."
‘Trunk Party’ Will Help West Side Teens Get Much-Needed Supplies Before Heading To College — And You Can Help
Donated supplies like toiletries and bedding will help students, who can apply online.
Overworked Social Workers, Underserved Kids: As CPS Works To Fill 100+ Vacancies, ‘Kids Are Getting Shortchanged,’ Teachers Say
"I feel like I have to turn hurting children away," said one social worker, while others described the situation as a mental health crisis, especially for general education students.