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August 23, 2016 – 7:07 AM | No Comment

One out of every three Americans has an arrest record. Nearly 50% of children have a parent with a criminal record. Housing policies that ban people with records disproportionately affects people of color and people …

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Lockouts and Retaliation

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Ready. Set. #GivingTuesday! Ready. Set. #GivingTuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On December 2nd, people around the world will come together to celebrate generosity and to give. Here in Illinois, we’ve set one bold goal: $12 million raised by IL nonprofits …

(Un)Fair Market Housing In Chicago: What’s A Mother To Do? (Un)Fair Market Housing In Chicago: What’s A Mother To Do?

The market is not working. Just ask Marcene Smith of Chicago’s south side. She will tell you the housing market is broken and is not working for her or many other Chicago renters. She lives with her …

Take Back Chicago – Nov 11th Take Back Chicago – Nov 11th

The people of Chicago deserve leaders that listen to us. It is time that we take back our city from the corporate raiders devastating our communities. We demand leaders that are willing to stand against corporate …

No Sanctuary: A Slumlord Is A Slumlord! No Sanctuary: A Slumlord Is A Slumlord!

No heat, huge rats, broken locks, lead poisoning, windows falling out, unlawful board-ups and move-outs: these are the immoral and dehumanizing conditions that families are experiencing at a Chicago building owned and operated by the St. …

MTO Volunteer Helps Prevent Homelessness MTO Volunteer Helps Prevent Homelessness

By: Riley HB Riley
It was a cold day, unseasonably so for September, and I was ill-prepared to be working outside for hours. Cold aside, I was pumped with energy to be participating in my first …

‘Logan Square For All’ Rally Takes Affordable Housing Message to the Streets ‘Logan Square For All’ Rally Takes Affordable Housing Message to the Streets

By Darryl Holliday

LOGAN SQUARE — The fight to keep the Milshire Hotel affordable took to the streets Tuesday night as nearly 100 people met at The Eagle monument before marching to the Logan Square SRO.

Ald. Scott …