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- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Youth-Led Campout Near Scene Of Teen’s Murder Aims To Bring Peace, Resources To Stop Gun Violence In Back Of The Yards
The summer peace events are meant to be a “catalyst for young people to put organizers' tools to action, create safe spaces and more importantly create a platform for relationship building in the community.”
Little Village Neighbors Call For Police Reform, Investment In La Villita Kids During Adam Toledo Peace Walk: ‘Adam Didn’t Have A Chance’
About 1,000 people marched and called for justice for Adam Toledo, 13, and Lydia Jimenez, 17. They want the city to invest more in communities like Little Village so they can save and heal young people.
Get Help Signing Up For A COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Thursday In Brighton Park
Increase the Peace and the Resurrection Project will register Brighton Park residents for vaccine appointments 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
How These Young Back Of The Yards ‘Avengers’ Helped More Than 1,000 Neighbors Get Vaccine Appointments
Through Increase the Peace's ambassador program, seven young people set up outside popular neighborhood spots to sign up people for coronavirus vaccinations. “Our young people know how to reach people and how to meet people where they're at."
Free Food Available Saturday At Back Of The Yards Drive-Thru
The giveaway will begin 10 a.m. and continue until supplies run out at the Plant, 1400 W. 46th St.
Free Food, Scarves Available For Families In Need Saturday In Back Of The Yards
The event will run 10 a.m.-noon. at PepsiCo Manufacturing Facility, 650 W. 51st St.
Longtime Street Vendor Forced To Shut Down, Outraging Southwest Side Activists, Residents
The vendor has sold Mexican ice cream at 56th Street and Kedzie Avenue in Gage Park for more than 12 years — but now she's been booted from the ward.
Street Vendors Left Behind By Pandemic Relief Efforts Need Your Help: ‘They Are Essential To Our History’
Street vendors who sell elote, tamales and more lost most of their income due to coronavirus. “Every time we apply for business relief we don’t qualify."