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

New rowhouses go up in the shadow of the old Cabrini-Green housing projects. The projects were torn down in conjunction with the Chicago Housing Authority’s Plan for Transformation. Despite the renewal, many former residents of public housing have not benefited and have become homeless in the process. (Playtonc | Wikimedia Commons)

Kate Brunea

November 16, 2014

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

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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