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Alliance of the Southeast

Alliance of the Southeast
Alliance of the Southeast

‘We Will Chicago’ Plan Can Boost Economy By Investing In Black And Brown Neighborhoods, Southeast Siders Say

Neighbors shared their economic development goals for Chicago Wednesday, as part of a citywide planning initiative set to be implemented across Chicago next year.

South Chicago, East Side

New Zine Drops Knowledge On How Communities Can Make Their Voices Heard About Major Developments

City Bureau's new zine, "Will That New Development Benefit Your Community?," explores community benefits agreements and other ways to hold developers accountable.

South Chicago, East Side

State Says South Lakefront Dump Site Can Operate For Another Year As Army Corps Pursues Decades-Long Expansion

The Army Corps of Engineers awaits a decision on its long-term plan to expand the polluted sediment dump, which would delay by at least 25 years a commitment to restore the site as riverfront park space.

South Chicago, East Side

South Siders In Chicago’s Least-Vaccinated Areas Say Misinformation, Mistrust Behind The Lag. Here’s What They Say Can Help

Ten of the 12 least-vaccinated ZIP codes in the city are on the South Side. For years, health "outreach to these communities has not been done. We shouldn't be expecting [the vaccination push] to be easy."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Firefighters, Residents Call On City To Return Fire Truck With Tower Ladder To Southeast Side

A 100-foot tower ladder has been moved to West Pullman. Firefighters at its former home in South Chicago say they're concerned the relocation will slow response times to the high-rises in South Shore and nearby communities.

South Chicago, East Side

Are You A Youth Organizer On The Southeast Side? This Leadership Council Can Build Your Skills

Young leaders aged 12–18 can earn community service hours and a small stipend as they learn how to organize around issues of environmental and restorative justice.

South Chicago, East Side