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Joanviet
I am a member of the Streetwise Transitional Employment Program, a branch of the organization that helps folks find careers as an alternative to vending. I work with Alexandria, who helps me to organize my resume, and highlights certain skills whi...

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Racial Wealth Gap
Black Lives Matter focuses on social justice disparities, but economic disparities can be just as destructive, says a Washington D.C. think tank that is working with JPMorgan Chase & Co., Georgetown University, five Chicago nonprofits, and oth...

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'Keeping the Promise' Debate
Advocates for an ordinance to require Chicago City Council oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority held sit-ins at the offices of two aldermen on the City Council’s housing committee May 10 in an effort to bring the ordinance to a vote on the c...

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Cemitas Puebla
Right outside the Morgan Green Line Stop, you can often see and hear Robert Laine selling his StreetWise magazines.  This enthusiastic vendor was working at the Lake and Morgan intersection recently when he passed Cemitas Puebla. “I go by it quite...

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NBA Dominance
John: Today we are talking about the NBA finals. This could potentially be the third year in a row that we see a Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors NBA Final. The question is: Is that good for the league? How does it affect the balance? Vi...