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With Limited Internet Access, Elderly Chicagoans Struggle To Get Vaccinated — Even With ‘A Village’ Of Relatives Helping Them

Liz King, who lives in South Carolina, said her multi-state struggle to find a vaccination appointment for her elderly loved one left her concerned older Chicagoans are being "discounted, ignored and set aside in the whole vaccination shuffle."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Neighbors Launch Mutual Aid Effort To Shovel Snow, Deliver Food To People In Need

Volunteers are needed to deliver food, answer the South Shore Blizzard Dig-Out hotline and to coordinate snow shoveling.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

What Is Causing Chicago’s Digital Divides? Professors Lead Pilot On South, West Sides To Find Out

Gaps in internet access often reflect decades of disinvestment, University of Chicago researchers said. They're gathering data to better understand residents' internet needs in South Shore, North Lawndale and Englewood.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

How’s Your Internet, South Shore? Residents Asked To Weigh In As Organizers Work To Bridge ‘Digital Divide’

Two of Chicago's top 10 census tracts with the most households in need of broadband internet access are in South Shore.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Grocery Store That Helped Solve South Shore’s Food Desert Problem Reopens After Neighbors Clean Up From Looting

Dozens helped clean up Local Market, which opened last year after the area went without a grocery store for six years. "This is a food safety initiative for us," one leader said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Siders, Undeterred By Continued Unrest, Mobilize To Clean Up Weekend Damage

Organizers and volunteers urged residents to stop the destruction and not lose sight of the protests' ultimate goal: Ending the violent overpolicing of Black people.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Cleanup From Looting Starts Monday Morning: ‘It Is Imperative We Do Not Decimate Our Own Communities’

Neighborhood groups have organized a cleanup along 71st Street after storefronts were looted and damaged.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Coronavirus Forces South Side Block Clubs To Go Virtual, Overcoming ‘Digital Divide’ For Older Residents

"Our goal is ... to find creative ways to get the elders more comfortable with digital organizing, versus what they’re accustomed to — which we won't be able to do for a long time."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore’s New ‘Walk, Stroll And Talk’ Program Has A Simple Approach: Get Out And Meet Your Neighbors

The Neighborhood Network Alliance is helping residents connect as they face a turning point in South Shore's history.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore