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$6 Million In Funding Announced As Part Of West Side United’s Drive To Close 16-Year ‘Death Gap’

The health collaborative is using economic investment opportunities to address the social determinants of health.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Mayor Lightfoot Boosts Protection For Immigrants, But Collaboration Between Chicago Police And ICE Continues In Criminal Cases

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: Chicago’s Welcoming City Ordinance includes four exceptions, which allow authorities to collaborate with ICE agents when dealing with criminal cases.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Rahm’s ‘Smoke And Mirrors,’ Lightfoot Claims Neighborhood Opportunity Fund As Her Own

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: Even as developers flooded the fund as cranes dotted Chicago’s skyline, Emanuel awarded 156 grants totaling only $890,000.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Promised To Spend More Money On Students In Need. Could 2020 Be The Year?

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: Chicago is examining how to divvy up funds differently as school enrollment declines.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lightfoot’s Actions On Environmental Campaign Promises Are Off To A Slow Start

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: The mayor insists she's not backpedaling on her campaign promise to rebuild an Environment Dept., but her overall plans will just take longer to implement.

Downtown

6 Months Into Office, Lori Lightfoot’s Pledge To End Aldermanic Prerogative A Work In Progress

“We are still on a point where there is a lot of resistance to change,” Lightfoot said. “But I relish the challenge.”

Downtown
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