Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

For Generations, The South And West Sides Have Been Shut Out Of Housing Near Public Transit. A New Plan Aims To Change That

"We want to make sure that these transit-oriented projects are led by the community and owned by the community and do not displace people when they get built," one community leader said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

COPA Blew Deadlines For Releasing Videos Of Police Shootings, Watchdog Says

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability missed its deadline to publicly release more than 25 percent of the videos of police violence it was responsible for sharing between 2016 and 2019.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Smoke From West Coast Fires Over Chicago Shows Power Of Climate Change — But Not A Health Concern Yet, Officials Say

"To me, it's more of just a reminder that environmental trouble in one part of the country, the world, the city can infect the rest of it."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Neighbors Who Vote’ Holding Voter Registration Drive In Hyde Park Next Week, Seeking Volunteers

The drive will be held at the Silver Room and about a dozen residential buildings around Hyde Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Share Your South Shore Stories At A Community Chat Wednesday

Historian John Mark Hansen will join longtime resident Barbara Jackson Lee for a virtual chat about South Shore's storied past at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Fill Out The Census For A Chance To Win A Quinceañera

The group hopes young Latinas will encourage their family to sign up for the census so they can win the prize. “We wanted to do something that would transcend all the counties in Illinois.”

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Almost Every Student At King, South Shore International Showed Up For Their First Day Of Remote Learning

Officials at the two high schools prepared all summer to ensure students showed up on the first day of school — and they succeeded, posting attendance rates above 98 percent. Now, they look to maintain those high rates.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

For Some Chicago High School Students, Remote Learning Brings A New School Struggle: Motivation

Without the excitement of seeing friends in person or the anticipation of sitting in a new teacher’s classroom, some students are struggling to stay focused.

South, West Side Business Owners Can Now Apply For $250,000 Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Grants

Applications for grants of up to $250,000 are open through Nov. 6. They're for entrepreneurs and non-profits on the South and West sides.