Posts tagged "growth"

Talking green on ‘The Barber Shop Show’

Talking green on ‘The Barber Shop Show’
Urban gardening, or as some call it, urban farming is taking root in low-income areas across Chicago, as green plots spring up on the thousands of acres of vacant lots that dot the South and the West Sides. And with it come skills, revenue and a greater sense of community. The growth of urban agriculture... Read more »

Immigrants coming, and immigrants going: 40 years by the numbers

Immigrants coming, and immigrants going: 40 years by the numbers
If there’s one trend in immigration over the past 40 years, it’s been that there is more of it. Our recent analysis of immigration data found that there are more foreign-born people in Chicago, more foreign language speakers, and more people deported. And with the change in population, it’s no surprise that this has been... Read more »