Medill Newsmakers: Ukrainian refugees adjust to America, advocate for Ukraine

By Seth Humeniuk Medill Reports As the war in Ukraine rages on, millions of Ukrainians have been forced to flee their country. Many have made their way to Chicago’s Ukrainian Village, where a thriving community of Ukrainians has stepped up to help them adjust to life in America. Despite all the challenges they face in […]

Ukrainians unite under blue and gold Chicago skyline

By Jack Savage Medill Reports It doesn’t get much bigger than an 1,800-square-foot flag blowing in the breeze over the city. Chicago’s grand gesture to the people of Ukraine flew in full view above the Kennedy Expressway on Grand Avenue in Fulton Market on March 6, showering the city under a fluorescent blue and gold […]

WATCH: Chicago rallies around Ukrainian refugees

Ukraine protest

By Seth Humeniuk Medill Reports As the war in Ukraine rages on and millions of Ukrainians flee their homes, Chicagoans are stepping up to help. Protesters rallied support for the Ukrainian government, organizations prepared resources to help refugees and one brave young woman told her story of escape and begged Americans to support her war-torn […]