West Side Church Provides a Safe Haven for Chicago Veterans

By Xinyi (Ethel) Jiang Medill Reports More than a hundred Austin neighbors from the West Side gathered on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to celebrate and honor the service of veterans at the Healing Temple Church. This “Musical and Award Luncheon” is part of the “Standup for Veterans” program sponsored by the Arthur Lockhart Resource Institute. […]

Fed up with violence (Video)

By Patrick Martin Iesha Hollins is fed up. As a mother of two, she is tired of seeing young people killed in the Austin neighborhood. She organized a meeting to establish a new vision of the West Side for 2016.