Woodlawn stakeholders say city’s affordable housing plan isn’t affordable for all

By Sidnee King Medill Reports Woodlawn community organizers and local officials called for assurances during a Ward Night meeting Thursday that a new city housing ordinance will protect Woodlawn families living at the poverty line from displacement. On January 7, the Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate passed an ordinance that authorized the city […]

Kids in Iowa get involved in the 2020 presidential campaigns

By Ellen O’Brien Medill Reports Kathleen McKean stood in the back corner of a Joe Biden campaign event, listening to the former vice president’s stump speech. At McKean’s feet, her two young children alternated between scribbling with crayons on “Go Joe!” coloring sheets and playing iPad games. For McKean and her husband, Ryan, if both […]