Posts tagged "Northwestern University"

What's Up This Week: Housing discrimination ordinance, social change films and your input on Chicago's budget

What's Up This Week: Housing discrimination ordinance, social change films and your input on Chicago's budget
Housing Discrimination. A proposed ordinance before the Cook County board would prevent landlords across the county from discriminating against low-income tenants who have housing vouchers. The Chicago Reporter investigates the ordinance, those who love it and those who don’t. Chicago International Social Change Film Festival. Now on the big screen: films that hope to change... Read more »

Segregation in Chicago is a complex interplay between race and income: study

Segregation in Chicago is a complex interplay between race and income: study
We all know Chicago is segregated, right? The most segregated city in America, as a matter of fact, even with the increased integration that’s happened in the last 10 years. But our segregation problems aren’t just about race. They’re about income too, and the web of connections between what it means to be poor and... Read more »

Government programs pulling more Americans from poverty freefall

A record number of Amercians–an estimated 1 in 6– are being served by federal anti-poverty programs like Medicaid, unemployment insurance, food stamps and welfare, according to USA TODAY. Also… Northwestern University is trying to boost minority enrollment by opening its doors to its neighbors in Evanston and Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The “Good... Read more »
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