- 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
Chicagoans Can Apply For $500 A Month For 2 Years Under Cook County Guaranteed Income Program
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said the program is “the largest publicly funded guaranteed income initiative in American history.”
West, South Side Groups Are Getting A Share Of $75 Million To Support Gun Violence Prevention
Cook County is funding 37 community groups in Chicago to scale up programs that "address the root causes of violence and crime in our communities," board President Toni Preckwinkle said.
5 South, West And Far Northwest Side Groups Get Cook County’s First Violence Prevention Grants
The beneficiaries from the $65 million program supported by federal funding include organizations based in Norwood Park, Lawndale, Brighton Park and Roseland.
Sip & Savor Reopens In Bronzeville After Pandemic Break
The coffee shop's owners hosted pop-up events for budding entrepreneurs during the shutdown, and those will continue in the future.
Cook County Leaders Call On CTA, Metra To Combine Fare Systems: ‘This Is Something Our Residents Need’￼
County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other senior county officials made the appeal Tuesday.
Cook County Aims To Bring More Doctors Of Color To Area With Scholarship Named For Country’s 1st Black-Owned Hospital
The Provident Scholarship Fund is accepting applications now through May 26.
Does Your Neighborhood Group Have An Idea For Preventing Violence? You Can Apply For $65 Million Grant Program
The Cook County Justice Advisory Council created the $65 million grant program to tackle gun violence.
More Police, Surveillance Cameras Coming To Hyde Park After South Side’s ‘Downtown’ Shot Up, 2 Killed In Separate Incidents
UChicago Police will immediately increase its off-campus presence, officials said. "We're not going to police ourselves out of this. We're not going to program ourselves out of this. It takes a bunch of work," Ald. Leslie Hairston said.
County Board President Preckwinkle’s Security Officer Fired Shots During Attempted Carjacking Outside Her Hyde Park Home, Officials Say
Preckwinkle's office and local police are all pointing fingers at each other to share specifics — but officials were quick to say the shooting was in response to an attempted carjacking.
Public Defender’s Office Now Can Represent Non-Citizens In Immigration Cases: This ‘Will Change Lives’
"Everyone, regardless of their immigration status, should have fair representation," Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya said.
Get A History Lesson On Two Wheels About The 1919 Race Riot — And Its Impact On Modern Chicago
With visits to riot sites and other important parts of Chicago Black history, organizers of a weekend bike ride want to give context to the racial violence of a century ago.
Restoration Of 35 Historic But Vacant Pullman Row Houses Underway
The homes, which have sat vacant for decades, will be restored and sold as affordable housing.
Free UChicago Lectures On Racial Justice, Coronavirus And More Available
Educational resources on a wide range of topics, freely available for anyone in Cook County, will be released every Monday through August 31.
A Life-Changing Moment: Woman Wins A Free Bungalow As Part Of Land Bank Giveaway
Vanessa Johnson beat out 15,000 other applicants to win a newly rehabbed three-bedroom Washington Heights bungalow.
Lori Lightfoot Becomes Nation’s 1st Black Lesbian Mayor After Beating Toni Preckwinkle
Lightfoot is also the city's first openly gay mayor.
As Chicago Heads To The Polls In Historic Election, Here Are The Big Questions Facing The City
Chicago City Council lost 132 years of combined experience in retirements and defeats in the first round.
For Toni Preckwinkle, Hyde Park Will Always Be Home
The longtime Hyde Park resident talks to Block Club Chicago about her love for the neighborhood that shaped her life — and her politics.
Promises, Tamales And Even Truth-Telling: Chicago’s Mayoral Race Hits The Final Stretch
In the campaign to succeed Rahm Emanuel, candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle talk neighborhoods and look for votes.
Why These South Side Women Voted For Willie Wilson — And Think You Should Have Done The Same
"The ballot was like a huge menu at a restaurant that you don't want anything from, but you have to order anyway."
Mayoral Debate Will Have 8 Candidates Face Off Over Millennial Issues, Police Reform And More
The Friday event will be moderated by reporter Mary Ann Ahern and activist Ja'Mal Green.