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Chicago’s Political Structure Encourages Citizen Participation

Chicago’s Political Structure Encourages Citizen Participation

Understanding politics is important. Chicago’s political system is designed to help its citizens. It is structured so the people can take part in the process. People can voice their opinions about what elected officials are doing in their communities. When there is a Chicago City Council vote scheduled community members are encouraged to state their feelings on their […]

Prioritization of Jobs and Educational Welfare in the Eyes of Phalanx

Prioritization of Jobs and Educational Welfare in the Eyes of Phalanx

Phalanx Family Services is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping remove employment barriers for Chicago residents. The agency began working with low-income black communities in 2003 and continues to do so by consistently seeking funding for those in need of assistance. The organization’s prime objective is finding permanent solutions needed to reverse the decline of Chicago’s […]

The News School Looks to Teach Journalism Skills in North Lawndale

The News School Looks to Teach Journalism Skills in North Lawndale

In Chicago’s North Lawndale community, St. Agatha’s Church has stood the test of time. For the last 125 years, it has been a beacon of the neighborhood, acting as its strength and even its spiritual foundation. Over the years, St. Agatha’s has grown and evolved in such a way that it is not just a […]

Inequalities of Poverty Smother Communities in Chicago

Inequalities of Poverty Smother Communities in Chicago

Poverty is one of today’s most prominent issue the world’s citizens suffer. Theoretically, those living in Chicago and other booming U.S. cities have more opportunities than those residing in isolated areas. However, this is not the case for many people. Many Chicagoans are unable to thrive because their communities do not offer enough chances for success. More damaging […]

Saint Agatha’s Programs Start From Ground Up for Those Without Ground

Saint Agatha’s Programs Start From Ground Up for Those Without Ground

For almost two years David Wolfe has worked with six other members of the Saint Agatha Catholic Church program board. They are each in charge of individual programs and have different responsibilities as part of Saint Agatha’s. Wolfe serves as the administrator of the technology program. His focus is on consulting others about funding for students who need internet […]

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