Press

RECENT PRESS COVERAGE

2019

"Communities United and Lurie Children's Hospital receive grant support from Forward Promise, to improve the health of Boys and Young Men of Color.​"- Forward Promise | 11/07/2019

"Líderes políticos y organizaciones de Chicago responden a la especulación de operativos de ICE para este fin de semana"- Univision | 07/12/19

"Thousands expected at Chicago rally to protest Trump’s planned deportation raids"- Chicago Sun-Times | 07/12/19

"‘Know your rights’: Chicago leaders, activists bracing for weekend ICE raids"- WGN Chicago | 07/12/19

"In Push To Preserve Affordable Housing In Albany Park, Developer Aims To Buy Up 250 Apartments"- Block Club Chicago | 03/29/19

"Parkland school shooting survivor speaks in Chicago on 1 year anniversary of massacre"- ABC News | 02/14/2019

"On Parkland Anniversary, Chicago Teens Call For More Mental Health Supports"-WBEZ | 02/14/2019

"Teens from Parkland and Chicago Ask: 'How Many More Must Die?"-Color Lines | 02/14/2019

"Jóvenes en Chicago piden más medidas para estar a salvo de los tiroteos durante el primer año de la masacre en Parkland"- Univision | 02/14/2019

"On Attack Anniversary, Parkland Survivors Speak Out"-NBC News | 02/14/2019

"For people with disabilities, Chicago police consent decree takes first steps toward reform"- The Chicago Reporter | 01/15/2019

2018

"Who Gets What In The New CPS Capital Budget?"-  CBS | 07/25/2018

"CPS Board To Consider Nearly $1B Capital Plan"- ABC News | 07/25/2018

 "Chicago Public Schools Unveils $7.9 Billion Budget"- WGN-9 News | 07/25/2018 

 "Critics Say CPS Budget Promotes Inequality Across District"-Chicago Tonight | 07/25/2018

 "CPS $1 billion capital budget hearings: Questions, demands, and mixed feelings"-Chalk Beat | 07/20/2018

"Gripes And Gratitude Greet Chicago Public Schools Capital Budget At Hearing"-Chicago Suntimes | 07/19/2018

"As School Discipline Disparities Worsen, Illinois Has Yet To Require Reforms"-The Chicago Reporter | 07/18/2018

"The Tension Between Chicago Enrollment Declines And New Schools"-Chalk Beat | 07/18/2018

"How Illinois Obscures Racial Disparities In School Discipline Data"-The Chicago Reporter | 07/18/2018

"Black Lives Matter to have say in reforms in CPD"-The Chicago Crusader | 03/22/2018

"Black Lives Matter among groups that get legal voice in CPD consent decree talks"-Chicago Suntimes | 03/20/2018

"ACLU, community groups get voice in Chicago police reforms"-ABC News | 03/20/2018

"Youth Groups Seek To Change The Way Chicago Public Schools Address Underage Drinking"-Chicago Tribune | 03/18/2018

"New Initiative Aims to Reduce Alcohol Use in Chicago Teens"-Chicago Tonight | 03/12/2018

"ICE Pledges Immigration Crackdown On Businesses. Here's What It Looks Like"-CNN Money | 01/05/2018

2017

"Community Leaders Continue To Advance Affordable ROOTS As A Strategy To Preserve Crucial Affordable Housing In Our Communities"-Woods Fund | 08/23/2017

"Enterprise And State Farm Recognize ROOTS As Key Strategy For Our Communities"-Enterprise Community | 03/21/2017

"Polk Bros. Foundation Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award"-CNDA | 02/28/2017

"Kids In Cuffs: Why Handcuff A Student With A Disability" -NBC News | 02/20/2017

"Brown: Tenants Stood Their Ground, Changed Landscape For Renters" -Chicago Sun-Tmes | 01/11/2017

2016

"Are We Criminalizing Our Students?" -Education Week | 12/07/2016

"Land Bank's Foreclosure Sales Helping Stabilize Neighborhoods" -Crains | 11/22/2016 

"Group Aims To Preserve Affordable Housing In Gentrifying Northwest Side" -Chicago Tribune | 11/11/2016 

"City Views: The Real Costs of Over Policing In New York" -CityLimits | 10/28/2016

"Report: Criminal Justice System's Expansion Has Cost Illinois $83 Billion" -Progress Illinois | 10/19/2016

"Líderes Comunitarios Piden Mayor Atención De Washington A La Violencia Que Se Vive En Chicago" -Univision | 10/17/2016

"Community Leaders To Presidential Candidates: Make Chicago A Priority" -ABC 7 | 10/17/2016 

"Chicago Renters Back 'ROOTS' As Solution to Affordable Housing"-Equal Voice | 09/21/2016

"Cook County Working On A Managed-Health-Care Plan For Uninsured Residents" -WBEZ | 9/14/2016

"Cook County To Start Program To Help Uninsured Get Health Care" -Chicago Tribune | 9/14/2016

"Cook County Launches New Program For The Uninsured" -Chicago Sun-Times | 9/14/2016

"A New Way to Preserve Affordable Housing In Chicago" -WBEZ | 8/24/2016

"North Side Community Group Turns 19 Foreclosed Homes Into Permanent Affordable Housing" -WBEZ | 8/19/2016

"North Side Group Turns Foreclosure Lemons To Affordability Lemonade" -WBEZ | 8/18/2016 

"Chicago Community Group, Partners Save Affordable Housing Units In Gentrifying Areas" -Progress Illinois | 8/18/2016

"Survivors of Violence, Abuse, Mental Illness, Come Together To Heal Through Art" -Medill Press | 8/18/2016

"Brown: Northwest Side Community Group Can Afford To Take A Bow" -Chicago Tribune | 8/16/2016

"Buscan Solución Ante Incrementos En Los Costos De Renta De Inmuebles" -Univision | 7/18/2016

"Activists, Aldermen Want Property Tax Rebate For Renters" -CBS | 7/18/2016

"Emanuel Urged To Provide Property Tax Relief For Renters" -Chicago Sun-Times | 7/18/2016

"After Supreme Court Loss, Illinois Immigrant Advocates Vow To Fight On" -Progress Illinois | 6/24/2016

"Reacciones En Chicago Por El Fallo De DACA y DAPA" -Univision | 6/23/2016

 "Chicago Teachers Union, Police Reform Group Rally For Tax Hike, Elected Oversight" -Chicago Tribune | 6/22/2016

"Chicago Alderman, Community Groups Want Action On TIF Surplus" -Progress Illinois | 2/9/2016

"La Lucha De Una Madre Hispana Para Sobrevivir El Salario Minimo" -Univision | 2/4/2016

"Padres De Familia Se Organizan Para Impedir Mas Recortes En CPS" -Univision | 2/2/2016

"Greater Health Care Access Is Being Explored In Cook County IL" -Equal Voice | 1/19/2016

"Chicago's historic property tax increase expected to burden working class" -AlJazeera America | 1/2/2016

2015

Education: "A Chicago Alliance Calls For Chicago Police To Change"  - Equal Voice News | 12/15/2015

Education: "The Other Student Activists"- The Atlantic | 11/23/15

Housing: "The Future Of Affordable Housing In Chicago"- WGN Radio "Outside The Loop | 11/2/15 

Education: "From Timid To Tough"- Catalyst Chicago | 10/29/15

Housing: "Chicago City Council Approves Budget With Property Tax Hike"- ABC7 | 10/28/15

Education: "S.C. Cop Fired: Why School Districts Are Rethinking Police As Disciplinarian"-The Christian Science Monitor | 10/28/15

Housing: "Housing Advocates Warn Property Tax Hike Could Speed Gentrification"- WBEZ | 10/28/15

Housing: "How Tough Will Property Tax Increase Be On Renters?"- DNAinfo | 10/27/15

Housing: "Aumento Al Impuesto A La Propiedad"- Univision | 10/27/15

Housing: "Emanuel Budget to Hit Renters"- 89WLS | 10/27/15

Housing: "Emanuel's Proposed Property Tax Hike Could Hit Renters Hard, Report Shows"- Progress Illinois | 10/27/15

Housing: "Chicago Renters Can't Afford Rahm's Property Tax Hike, Landlords Say"- DNAinfo | 10/27/15

Housing: "Alderman, Activists: Property Tax Hike Will Hurt Chicago Renters"- CBS Chicago | 10/27/15

Housing: "Chicago Residents to Leaders: Protect Renters and Families"- Equal Voice News | 10/20/15

Education: "Chicago’s VOYCE Coalition Uses Disaggregated Data to Pass Landmark School Discipline Reform Bill"- National Equity Atlas | 9/28/15

Education: "Most Vulnerable Students Suspended Most Often"- Catalyst Chicago | 9/22/15

Education: "Dyett High School Hunger Strike Ends After 34 Days"- WBEZ | 9/20/15

Living Wage: "Cabbies Demand Equal Regulation Of Uber, Other Ride-Hailing Services"- Chicago Sun Times | 9/16/15

Education: "Illinois Law Takes Aim At School-To-Prison Pipeline"- Education Dive | 9/10/15

Safety: "Violence touching unlikely communities in Chicago"- Chicago Tribune | 9/6/15

Education: "Illinois Gov. Signs Groundbreaking Law Disrupting School-to-Prison Pipeline"- Black Enterprise | 9/4/15

Education: "SB100 changes school discipline practices"- Hyde Park Herald | 9/2/15

Budget Cuts: "Northwest Side Chicagoans: State Budget Cuts & Poverty Wages Are Hurting Our Communities"- Progress Illinois | 8/6/15

Housing: Undocumented Immigrants Struggle With Path To Sustainable Health Care- Soundcloud Interview | 6/18/15