A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Chicago’s evictions of homeless people as officials destroy camps and fail to provide affordable housing.
Update – 5/25 3 PM ET: Judge denied a motion for an injunction, which allows vote to proceed. The No Cop Academy Coalition filed a complaint in a circuit court in Cook County to prevent a City Council vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training academy.
The No Cop Academy coalition succeeded in postponing the vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training compound in Chicago.
Good Kids Mad City, formed in the aftermath of Parkland, advocates for the needs of youth of color by organizing against violence and for community investment.
Chicago students on spring break spent the day at city hall protesting Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city’s plans for a $95 million police training center.
As temperatures drop, Chicago officials remain committed to ensuring homeless people are unable to erect “Tent Cities” in the Uptown area.
Host Kevin Gosztola welcomes Abdul Malik Mujahid, imam and founder of Sound Vision, who is based in Chicago. He also is an executive producer for the daily Radio Islam program on WCEV 1450 AM. Mujahid warns the Supreme Court’s supposed benevolence toward American Muslims over the issue of “bona fide
Oscar López Rivera’s Tour Through Puerto Rican Community In Chicago Following His Release From Prison
Shadowproof joined Oscar López Rivera for a tour of Humboldt Park, where he shared memories of organizing, his experiences in prison, and the Puerto Rican Day Parade.
Around 70 people volunteer for the Chicago Community Bond Fund, a nonprofit organization that raises money to post bond for people who can’t afford to get out of Cook County Jail while awaiting trial. The bond fund relies on volunteers and purposely avoids hiring full time staff. It was an all-volunteer organization until February,
The family of a Chicago resident with a traumatic brain injury and paralysis has sued ICE and the city of Chicago after he was detained on March 27.