Posts tagged "Uptown"

SLIDESHOW: An Uptown controversy over The Salvation Army mobile truck comes to an amicable end

David Bahena stares out of a window of the intensive rehabilitation unit at The Salvation Army Harbor ‪Light of Chicago, located on the Near West Side. "This is the window we look out to see the word," said Bahena, who had been sober for six weeks. The in-patient program works with patients suffering from alcoholism and substance abuse.
In early March, The Salvation Army Mobile Outreach Unit was in danger of being kicked out of Uptown. The unit, a service of The Salvation Army Harbor Light of Chicago, offers on-site mental health and substance abuse assessments, referrals and hot meals to those in need, and provides transportation to a treatment facility. It makes... Read more »

What's Up This Week: Protest of Salvation Army feeding restriction, last school-closing meeting and a look at restaurant workers' plight

What's Up This Week: Protest of Salvation Army feeding restriction, last school-closing meeting and a look at restaurant workers' plight
Food Center Uprooted. The Uptown Salvation Army has one month to find a new home where it can continue to feed low-income Chicagoans, after Alderman James Cappleman told the charity it could no longer serve from his ward, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The move has angered some residents, who will protest outside his office on Wednesday. Final School Closing... Read more »

Barber Shop Show review: the Teen Reporters on writing about violence while living it

Terrance Rogers and Noe Gil, two Uplift Community High School students, have experienced rising violence in Uptown first hand – walking the four blocks to their school in groups to avoid any danger, and dealing with being scapegoated for being part of the problem by the local community. But they’ve also written about it, as... Read more »
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