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Chicago's Hispanic and African American communities Struggle to Maintain Strong Socio-Political Alliances

Chicago's Hispanic and African American communities Struggle to Maintain Strong Socio-Political Alliances

The African-American and Latino communities make up a large part of the overall minority population in Chicago. In fact, in the city, they comprise 60% of the population according to the latest figures from the United States Census Bureau.

The City of Chicago Collaborates with Facebook to Supply a Tech Ready Labor Force

The City of Chicago Collaborates with Facebook to Supply a Tech Ready Labor Force

The City of Chicago Collaborates with Facebook to Supply a Tech Ready Labor Force By Johanna Medrano In a recent press release, published by the Mayor’s Office on June 20, the City of Chicago announced their partnership with Facebook to train students and people in technology and digital fields. “Earlier ...

Coalition Says Candidates Need to Address Housing Disparities

Coalition Says Candidates Need to Address Housing Disparities

Housing Action Illinois is a statewide coalition that has been leading the movement to protect and expand the availability of quality, affordable housing in Illinois for more than 30 years. Recently, Out of Reach 2018: The High Cost of Housing, a national report jointly released by Chicago based Housing Action Illinois and DC based National Low Income Housing Coalition, reported that the current housing wage in the Chicago metropolitan area is $22.69. The highest housing wage is set at $23.56 in Kendall County, Illinois and the lowest housing wage is $12.88.