An upcoming online workshop on Oct. 7 will demonstrate the links between the global backlash against immigrants and the practices of slavery and colonization. Benji Hart, a Chicago-based author, educator, and artist, will describe how the … [Read more...] about Virtual workshop ties anti-blackness and immigration
A new program to help families hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic can deliver a $500 microgrant to Chicago students and their families. The Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot have teamed up to create the Chicago Families Forward … [Read more...] about New fund can help Chicago families in need
Starting in late September, Cluster Tutoring will be offered three evenings a week at three separate locations. And unlike the 2020-21 school year, tutoring will be in person at all three spaces. Cluster is adding a Monday night tutoring option at … [Read more...] about Cluster expands to 3 nights a week
A 10-acre empty expanse in Chicago's North Austin neighborhood that has been vacant for three decades will become a sports center for kids in the fall of 2022. The dirt- and weed-filled land on North Laramie Avenue used to be the site of a paint … [Read more...] about Empty Austin space will become 10-acre sports facility
Cluster Tutoring is looking for students, tutors, and parents to help make donuts at the Oak Park Farmers’ Market on Saturday, July 31. The Farmers’ Market is at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake Street in Oak Park. The program can earn $1,000 … [Read more...] about Donut Day is coming July 31!
A Chicago sports radio talk show host collected over $660,000 from listeners to make the dream of a new brick-and-mortar food store in Austin a reality. Last summer, former Chicago Bears linebacker Sam Acho recruited many of his fellow athletes to … [Read more...] about Permanent Austin grocery gets cash infusion