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Homeless find refuge in Lincoln Park

Homeless find refuge in Lincoln Park

Jackson Danbeck

December 2, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Tyrone Alexander walked down the street, restlessly jumping on top of every passing curb. When he was a young man, Alexander ran away to similar streets to escape hostile parents back home. He then joined the Marine Corps as an engineer for 11 years, but after “becoming sick in the mind,” as he called it, he left t...

40 percent of homeless youth are LGBTQ—and we’re not doing enough about it

Sam Schwindt

March 17, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Parents have kicked their gay and transgender kids out of their homes due to lack of acceptance, intolerance, bigotry and hate on countless occasions. These kids are then forced to move from place to place; they couch surf, stay with different relatives, and sleep in their cars, on the train or on the...

City of light, city of blight: Many in Chicago struggle with poverty and homelessness

City of light, city of blight: Many in Chicago struggle with poverty and homelessness

Kate Brunea

November 16, 2014


Filed under Metro, News

Anyone who regularly passes by Clark Street and Belden Avenue in Lincoln Park knows Jackie Robinson, or would at least recognize him.  Read More »...

Homelessness: The plight of Chicago’s poor

Homelessness: The plight of Chicago’s poor

Kate Kownacki

October 12, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Heidi and Ronnie have been living on the unforgiving streets of Chicago for more than three years. Heidi, a single mother of three, found herself exhausted by the struggles of being the sole financial supporter of herself and her three girls. Read More »...

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