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.
This Chicago South Sider is an asset to his community. Check out how he uses his barber shop to change the narrative.
The collection of interviews that outline how great Englewood is.
JAC Council Continues their fight for criminal justice reform This is an upload of last year's final Justice Advisory Council Meeting. This document is uploaded on City Bureau's Documenters App. Documenters is a civic engagement program that brings the skills of journalism to communities with free training and paid assignments. Link for original document in highlighted … Continue reading Documenter Archive: First JAC Meeting
Meeting Trina “Kim” Townsend Kim was more than what I expected. If I saw her on the street she would be the last woman I would expect to have been a victim of anything, let alone rape. I wonder how I would have perceived her without going to the February 28th CPD Public Board Meeting? … Continue reading Thoughts on Kim: Update and Fact Check
Recently I conducted an interview with a woman pursuing charges on a retired police officer. The interview was over an hour long. Here is a summary of the interview. The following conversation was conducted at a McDonald's on Roosevelt and Kedzie. Cordell Longstreath- Interviewer- CL Trina "Kim Townsend-Interviewee-TT Crista Noel-Women's All Points Bulletin-CN Cl-Thank everybody … Continue reading Transcription of April 7th Interview With Trina “Kim” Townsend and Crista Noel: #MeToo and CPD Collide