Finally, in the 35th ward, we may find the promise of “room at the inn” – housing justice and development that prioritizes people over profit. With this action, LSEA celebrates the hope of “room at the inn,” even while we continue to demand full public/affordable housing justice.
The 1,000 Mile March will recreate a portion of King’s historic 1966 march into Marquette Park and celebrate the tremendous efforts of community members, organizations and institutions to create a more just city, while recognizing that we still have many more miles to go.
Hi everyone, On Monday, I attended the Lathrop Leadership Team meeting, where the TIF process was on the agenda. However, before I get to the TIF, the Lathrop Local Advisory Council (LAC) has planned a protest at the CHA Board Meeting on June 21. They will be protesting the elimination of 525 units of public
“For 70 years, there stood a Chicago public housing community known as Cabrini Green. Home to thousands, misunderstood by millions, Cabrini Green once towered over Chicago’s most valuable neighborhoods. A looming reminder of inequality and poverty, Cabrini’s high-rises were demolished and an African-American community cleared to make room for another social experiment: mixed-income neighborhoods. Shot
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Just as Mary and Joseph were turned away, this plan would turn away low-income and working class families from Chicago’s North Side. In effect, the plan would use public funds to further segregate Chicago.
by Rachel Bickel On Tuesday, December 10 LSNA and partner organizations will be hosting a Public Accountability Assembly on the Lathrop Homes master plan at Armitage Baptist Church (2451 N. Kedzie Blvd). Several local officials will be on hand to answer questions directly related to their position on the future of Lathrop Homes. The event
Faith in Action! Join with other members of the St. Luke’s community and the dozens of other Chicago-area churches with whom we participate in the Community Renewal Society as we go to Springfield on April 24 to meet with state legislators. We’ll be advocating for increased opportunities in the fields of education, housing, jobs …
Hosanna! We are Marching in the Light of God on Palm Sunday in Logan Square! by Joe Scarry Members of congregations from across Logan Square and Humboldt Park will be processing from their respective houses of worship to the Logan Square monument at the end of services on April 1 to Occupy Palm Sunday! We