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Speak Your Truth: Southside Arts and Activism

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Joy Gabrielle, Hostess of Speak Your Truth Open Mic, speaking to attendees February 2019 was an important month. It was Black History Month. It was a crucial month for food stamp recipients, due to Donald Trump's negligence. It was mayoral and aldermanic election season and ended being the first time in Chicago History where a … Continue reading Speak Your Truth: Southside Arts and Activism

Don’t Sleep on Census 2020 – Submit a video to win $50 Gift Card! — R.A.G.E.

We know times are heavy for all of us but we know that the Census is still important especially for communities like Englewood. Our member Rodney Johnson of One Health Englewood is keeping tabs on how many households in Greater Englewood have responded with this map of self-response rates from across the community. The average […]Don’t … Continue reading Don’t Sleep on Census 2020 – Submit a video to win $50 Gift Card! — R.A.G.E.

Documenters:City Council

My latest Documenters assignment was my first Chicago City Council meeting. They had a resolution to honor Nikole-Hannah Jones and Richard Gibbs, as well as showcased the influence Alderpeople have on what actions the government takes. Check out the public comments, votes on settlements, and new ordinances by following Dave Glowacz live-tweeting or my notes.