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"Communities United and Lurie Children's Hospital receive grant support from Forward Promise, to improve the health of Boys and Young Men of Color.​"–Forward Promise | 11/07/2019

"Líderes políticos y organizaciones de Chicago responden a la especulación de operativos de ICE para este fin de semana"–Univision | 07/12/19

"Thousands expected at Chicago rally to protest Trump’s planned deportation raids"–Chicago SunTimes | 07/12/19

"‘Know your rights’: Chicago leaders, activists bracing for weekend ICE raids"–WGN Chicago | 07/12/19

"In Push To Preserve Affordable Housing In Albany Park, Developer Aims To Buy Up 250 Apartments"–Block Club Chicago | 03/29/19

"Parkland school shooting survivor speaks in Chicago on 1 year anniversary of massacre"–ABC News | 02/14/2019

"On Parkland Anniversary, Chicago Teens Call For More Mental Health Supports"–WBEZ | 02/14/2019

"Teens from Parkland and Chicago Ask: 'How Many More Must Die?"–Color Lines | 02/14/2019

"Jóvenes en Chicago piden más medidas para estar a salvo de los tiroteos durante el primer año de la masacre en Parkland"–Univision | 02/14/2019

"On Attack Anniversary, Parkland Survivors Speak Out"–NBC News | 02/14/2019

"For people with disabilities, Chicago police consent decree takes first steps toward reform"–The Chicago Reporter | 01/15/2019



"Who Gets What In The New CPS Capital Budget?"CBS | 07/25/2018

"CPS Board To Consider Nearly $1B Capital Plan"ABC News | 07/25/2018

 "Chicago Public Schools Unveils $7.9 Billion Budget"WGN-9 News | 07/25/2018

 "Critics Say CPS Budget Promotes Inequality Across District"Chicago Tonight | 07/25/2018

 "CPS $1 billion capital budget hearings: Questions, demands, and mixed feelings"Chalk Beat | 07/20/2018

"Gripes And Gratitude Greet Chicago Public Schools Capital Budget At Hearing"Chicago SunTimes | 07/19/2018

"As School Discipline Disparities Worsen, Illinois Has Yet To Require Reforms"The Chicago Reporter | 07/18/2018

"The Tension Between Chicago Enrollment Declines And New Schools"Chalk Beat | 07/18/2018

"How Illinois Obscures Racial Disparities In School Discipline Data"The Chicago Reporter | 07/18/2018

"Black Lives Matter to have say in reforms in CPD"The Chicago Crusader | 03/22/2018

"Black Lives Matter among groups that get legal voice in CPD consent decree talks"Chicago SunTimes | 03/20/2018

"ACLU, community groups get voice in Chicago police reforms"ABC News | 03/20/2018

"Youth Groups Seek To Change The Way Chicago Public Schools Address Underage Drinking"Chicago Tribune | 03/18/2018

"New Initiative Aims to Reduce Alcohol Use in Chicago Teens"–WTTW Chicago Tonight | 03/12/2018

"ICE Pledges Immigration Crackdown On Businesses. Here's What It Looks Like"CNN Money | 01/05/2018



"Community Leaders Continue To Advance Affordable ROOTS As A Strategy To Preserve Crucial Affordable Housing In Our Communities"Woods Fund | 08/23/2017

"Enterprise And State Farm Recognize ROOTS As Key Strategy For Our Communities"Enterprise Community | 03/21/2017

"Polk Bros. Foundation Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award"CNDA | 02/28/2017

"Kids In Cuffs: Why Handcuff A Student With A Disability"NBC News | 02/20/2017

"Brown: Tenants Stood Their Ground, Changed Landscape For Renters"Chicago SunTimes | 01/11/2017



"Are We Criminalizing Our Students?"–Education Weekly | 12/07/2016

"Land Bank's Foreclosure Sales Helping Stabilize Neighborhoods"–Crain's Business Chicago | 11/22/2016

"Group Aims To Preserve Affordable Housing In Gentrifying Northwest Side"–Chicago Tribune | 11/11/2016

"City Views: The Real Costs of Over Policing In New York"–City Limits | 10/28/2016

"Report: Criminal Justice System's Expansion Has Cost Illinois $83 Billion"–Progress Illinois | 10/19/2016

"Líderes Comunitarios Piden Mayor Atención De Washington A La Violencia Que Se Vive En Chicago"–Univision | 10/17/2016

"Community Leaders To Presidential Candidates: Make Chicago A Priority"–ABC 7 | 10/17/2016

"Chicago Renters Back 'ROOTS' As Solution to Affordable Housing"Equal Voice | 09/21/2016

"Cook County Working On A Managed-Health-Care Plan For Uninsured Residents"WBEZ | 9/14/2016

"Cook County To Start Program To Help Uninsured Get Health Care"Chicago Tribune | 9/14/2016

"Cook County Launches New Program For The Uninsured"Chicago SunTimes | 9/14/2016

"A New Way to Preserve Affordable Housing In Chicago"WBEZ | 8/24/2016

"North Side Community Group Turns 19 Foreclosed Homes Into Permanent Affordable Housing"WBEZ | 8/19/2016

"North Side Group Turns Foreclosure Lemons To Affordability Lemonade"WBEZ | 8/18/2016

"Chicago Community Group, Partners Save Affordable Housing Units In Gentrifying Areas"Progress Illinois | 8/18/2016

"Survivors of Violence, Abuse, Mental Illness, Come Together To Heal Through Art"Medill Press | 8/18/2016

"Brown: Northwest Side Community Group Can Afford To Take A Bow"Chicago Tribune | 8/16/2016

"Buscan Solución Ante Incrementos En Los Costos De Renta De Inmuebles"Univision | 7/18/2016

"Activists, Aldermen Want Property Tax Rebate For Renters"CBS | 7/18/2016

"Emanuel Urged To Provide Property Tax Relief For Renters"Chicago SunTimes | 7/18/2016

"After Supreme Court Loss, Illinois Immigrant Advocates Vow To Fight On"Progress Illinois | 6/24/2016

"Reacciones En Chicago Por El Fallo De DACA y DAPA"Univision | 6/23/2016

 "Chicago Teachers Union, Police Reform Group Rally For Tax Hike, Elected Oversight"Chicago Tribune | 6/22/2016

"Chicago Alderman, Community Groups Want Action On TIF Surplus"Progress Illinois | 2/9/2016

"La Lucha De Una Madre Hispana Para Sobrevivir El Salario Minimo"Univision | 2/4/2016

"Padres De Familia Se Organizan Para Impedir Mas Recortes En CPS"Univision | 2/2/2016

"Greater Health Care Access Is Being Explored In Cook County IL"Equal Voice | 1/19/2016

"Chicago's historic property tax increase expected to burden working class"AlJazeera America | 1/2/2016



"A Chicago Alliance Calls For Chicago Police To Change"Equal Voice News | 12/15/2015

"The Other Student Activists"The Atlantic | 11/23/15

"The Future Of Affordable Housing In Chicago"WGN Radio "Outside The Loop | 11/2/15

"From Timid To Tough"Catalyst Chicago | 10/29/15

"Chicago City Council Approves Budget With Property Tax Hike"ABC7 | 10/28/15

"S.C. Cop Fired: Why School Districts Are Rethinking Police As Disciplinarian"The Christian Science Monitor | 10/28/15

"Housing Advocates Warn Property Tax Hike Could Speed Gentrification"WBEZ | 10/28/15

"How Tough Will Property Tax Increase Be On Renters?"DNAinfo | 10/27/15

"Aumento Al Impuesto A La Propiedad"Univision | 10/27/15

"Emanuel Budget to Hit Renters"89WLS | 10/27/15

"Emanuel's Proposed Property Tax Hike Could Hit Renters Hard, Report Shows"Progress Illinois | 10/27/15

"Chicago Renters Can't Afford Rahm's Property Tax Hike, Landlords Say"DNAinfo | 10/27/15

"Alderman, Activists: Property Tax Hike Will Hurt Chicago Renters"CBS Chicago | 10/27/15

"Chicago Residents to Leaders: Protect Renters and Families"Equal Voice News | 10/20/15

"Chicago’s VOYCE Coalition Uses Disaggregated Data to Pass Landmark School Discipline Reform Bill"National Equity Atlas | 9/28/15

"Most Vulnerable Students Suspended Most Often"Catalyst Chicago | 9/22/15

"Dyett High School Hunger Strike Ends After 34 Days"WBEZ | 9/20/15

"Cabbies Demand Equal Regulation Of Uber, Other Ride-Hailing Services"Chicago SunTimes | 9/16/15

"Illinois Law Takes Aim At School-To-Prison Pipeline"Education Dive | 9/10/15

"Violence touching unlikely communities in Chicago"Chicago Tribune | 9/6/15

"Illinois Gov. Signs Groundbreaking Law Disrupting School-to-Prison Pipeline"Black Enterprise | 9/4/15

"SB100 changes school discipline practices"Hyde Park Herald | 9/2/15

"Northwest Side Chicagoans: State Budget Cuts & Poverty Wages Are Hurting Our Communities"Progress Illinois | 8/6/15

"Undocumented Immigrants Struggle With Path To Sustainable Health Care"Soundcloud Interview | 6/18/15

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