Elena Grossman helps local health departments connect climate change dots in Illinois

By Natalie Eilbert Medill Reports In August, the heavy downpours filled houses with four feet of river water, though this happens every summer now in Peoria. Heat-stressed illnesses drove more people to a local hospital than capacity allowed in Jackson County. This past February, Kendall County collected more than  30 disease-carrying ticks, an unseasonable time […]

Vancouver artists share their stories of being queer and Asian

Vancouver Artists

By Sian Shin Medill Reports   While Vancouver is home to the largest LGBTQ+ population in Western Canada and has a significant presence of Asian residents, Vancouver’s queer community has not created space for a prominent presence of queer Asians. 46.5% of Vancouver residents are of Asian origins, with the biggest subgroups being of East […]