Contra la violencia y por la vida – Against the violence and for life

Prevén verano fuerte en Barrio de las Empacadoras Se preparan ante la violencia entre pandillas que saben que azotará las calles del Barrio de las Empacadoras conforme se calienta el verano. Por Fabiola Pomareda/La Raza | 2011-05-25 | La Raza Chicago.- Llegó el verano; pero líderes comunitarios, madres y vecinos en general, hacen lo posible […]

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Hope and grit and feeling proud of your community

When the stockyards were a great jobs magnet, they came from Eastern Europe and elsewhere to work and live. But they felt their voices were not heard and spoke up and they taught others how to make their voices heard. Today they are still speaking up and though the community has changed hands, the same […]

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Mothers for Peace March for Peace

Here’s a great story about everyday heroines from today’s Extra by Andrea Hart, an effort on behalf of our We Are Not Alone campaign Women Aim to Solve Murder, Raise Community Awareness by Andrea Hart | trad. Víctor Flores It’s been four years since Chris Pineda, a Back of the Yards resident and Whitney Young […]

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