Kicked out

August 4th, 2008



From inner-city, low-income neighborhoods to wealthy suburbia, it’s hardly news that more and more homeowners from all walks of life are facing foreclosure pressures.Single parents, the elderly, even family pets are falling victim to this national credit crisis. And now, tenants of foreclosed apartment buildings are feeling the crunch. Read the rest of this entry »

Empy Plates: What Does It Take to Feed Chicago’s Hungry

February 5th, 2008




Nationwide, food pantries are facing shortages. Reports from Vermont to Los Angeles cite low levels of supply and increased demand. Although holiday season food drives eased some of the strain, pantries continue to struggle feeding their hungry. Read the rest of this entry »

The Face of Homelessness

September 26th, 2007



As recent headlines tell us, the definition of homelessness has been misinterpreted. The City’s recent study that there are only 24 homeless in Chicago was met with backlash and claims that the number is far higher – closer to 1,000. It is clear that the definition of what it means to be homeless and what leads to homelessness varies from person to person. Read the rest of this entry »




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