- 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
AMC’s ’61st Street’ Stays True To Chicago’s South Side — And Black Americans’ Experiences, Cast And Crew Say
The thriller, starring Courtney B. Vance and Aunjanue Ellis, explores the nuances of Black life and the criminal justice system in and around the titular Woodlawn street. It premieres Sunday night on AMC.
Woodlawn’s Market Box Mutual Aid Program Needs Your Help Delivering Free Food To Neighbors In Need
More than 9,000 boxes of fresh produce, neighborhood news and info about community organizing have been given away since the program was founded early in the pandemic.
Chicago Set To Create Police Misconduct Database — But A Watered-Down Version
The database will now only feature complaints going back to 2000, a move some said would make it less effective.
Experimental Station Workers Vote To Unionize In Woodlawn
Employees allege the organization failed to enforce a sexual harassment policy created by program managers and risked the spread of coronavirus in its building.
Chicago Police Torture Archive Documents Decades Of Abuse From Jon Burge And His ‘Midnight Crew’
Under former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge, officers tortured at least 100 Black men into confessions over two decades. A new Invisible Institute archive tells the survivors' stories.
Santa Box Project Connects South Side Kids With Books, Families With Food This Holiday Season
Children of the 400 families who received free produce through Experimental Station's Market Box program will now receive a personalized book set, toys and $75 in groceries.
Market Box Has Made 4,000 Fresh-Food Deliveries To South Side Neighbors In Need — Help Keep It Going
Raising $40,000 will help organizers deliver food to 200 low-income South Side families through the end of harvest season. Volunteers are needed, too.
More Public Data Can Help Hold Police Accountable, Experts Say — But More Must Be Done To Create Systemic Change
Data portals can better publicize Chicago Police Department's responses to misconduct, but the data doesn't keep abusive officers off the street.
5 Shots On 71st Street: New Investigation Challenges Police Narrative Of Harith Augustus’ Death
"This was a draining project for everybody, just looking all day at images of this kind of violence," Invisible Institute founder Jamie Kalven said. "It was also incredibly fruitful."