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Robert Peters

Robert Peters
Robert Peters

South Chicago Community Leaders, Social Workers Headline Upcoming Conference On Healing From Trauma

The free five-day symposium on community healing and activism starts next Monday and features state Sen. Robert Peters (D-13th) as keynote speaker.

South Chicago, East Side

Young Chicagoans March Against Gun Violence, Remember Those They Lost: ‘I’m Tired Of Seeing My Friends In Caskets’

The marchers said reinvesting 2 percent of the police budget into robust mental health services, schools and grocery stores could help stop the bloodshed.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

State Legislators Discuss Police Reform, Businesses’ Response To Looting At Hyde Park/Kenwood Forum

Two lawmakers now are calling for an emergency legislative session to address police reform and the rebuilding of communities following a week of unrest.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

‘Now Is The Time’ To Provide Housing Relief And End Overpolicing Of Black People, Coalition Says

"It is unfortunate that it has taken a crisis to bring the impact of these inequalities to the forefront," union leader Greg Kelley said at a press conference of Black community leaders.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Preckwinkle Aide Picked To Replace Kwame Raoul During Weekend Meeting, Frustrating Some Residents: ‘The Fix Was In’

"The residents didn't want a secret meeting. ... Why schedule something this important an hour before the Bears playoffs?"

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore