Monthly Archives: March 2013

Low-Income & Homeless Students Stand To Lose The Most From CPS School Closures

The same week Chicago Public Schools announced it will close a record-breaking number of schools at the end of the school year, the Illinois State Board of Education released a report revealing increased instances of homelessness and poverty amongst Illinois’ … Continue reading

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Historic Chicago Bungalow Association Seminars – April 2013

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A Voice.

In her poem “A Letter to Chicago Streets,” 16-year-old Taylor Robinson tells Chicago the violence needs to stop. The Avalon Park resident says her eyes were opened last summer when she was robbed. Through poetry, she has a voice to … Continue reading

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African American Religious Leaders Join Forces To Call For Higher Minimum Wage.

African-American faith-based leaders from across Illinois called on state legislators to increase Illinois’ minimum wage to $10.65 an hour at a press conference in Chicago Wednesday. The leaders urged their elected officials to support Senate Bill 68, which would gradually … Continue reading

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School in Session.

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