Related Midwest, developer of mixed-use properties, recently revealed plans for Phase One of The 78, a new riverfront neighborhood on 62 acres that have been vacant for nearly 100 years.
Community leaders urged Governor JB Pritzker to lift the State ban on rent control and to declare a rent and mortgage holiday, providing relief for many households during quarantine and for three months after.
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forcing schools to shift to online learning for the rest of the spring semester, Chicago Public School (CPS) students and educators are pushing to give students better access to mental health services.
A collage of medical frontline workers.
In this community and nearby, schools are adapting creatively to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and Stay at Home orders. Although all the institutions contacted by Gazette Chicago have implemented some form of remote learning, strategies vary from school to school.
The Chicago Public Schools has provided remote learning guidance for parents
When I started my final semester as a University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) senior, I did not foresee my life would be shaken with such vigor.
A small Chicago non-profit organization has put hundreds of nurses to work in Illinois, providing health care beyond measure to thousands of patients both before and during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Even though marijuana is legal in Illinois and many other states, users—even those using medical marijuana—can still get into trouble.
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State Rep. Kam Buckner (D-26th) is promoting a new resource webinar provided through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) to support small businesses negatively impacted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Chicago theater artists have transformed Chicago Children’s Theatre, 100 S. Racine Ave., into a bright new beacon of hope meant to lift the spirits of the people as they continue to shelter due to the coronavirus (COVID-190.
A new guidebook provides 111 answers for after stay-at-home lifts to the question parents ask themselves practically daily, “What on earth can we do with the kids today?”
Delaney Brown a student at Old St. Mary’s Catholic School, 1474 S. Michigan Ave., is raising funds through GoFundMe to provide care packages for cancer patients at Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Building on data, science, and guidance from public health experts and after consulting with stakeholders across the State of Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker announced Restore Illinois, a five-phase plan focused on saving lives, livelihood, and safely reopening Illinois after dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The CivicLab will host a series of ongoing activities related to the Abolish TIFs and fund The People’s COVID19 Response campaigns.
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Emergency Rental Assistance
City of Chicago emergency rental assistance is available for people suffering financial hardship due to a crisis such as loss of job, home fire, or illness. The program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability….