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Resist Trump Tuesdays
Jane Addams Senior Caucus (JASC) has followed President Trump’s inauguration with “Resist Trump Tuesdays” at 3:30 p.m. in Federal Plaza for the first 100 days of his administration. JASC partnered with Fair Economy Illinois for the January 24 eve...

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New Domestic Violence Shelter
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Apna Ghar Executive Director Neha Gill to celebrate the opening of Apna Ghar domestic violence shelter in Uptown January 23. Apna Ghar, which means “Our Home” in Hindi/Urdu, is a delegate agency of the Chicago Department...

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#VendorWeek 2017
LUCAS The Big Issue Australia   If Lukas is late for work, there’s no boss standing at the door tapping her watch. There’s no timesheet or punch card. That’s because Lukas doesn’t work in an office. He works on the streets of Melbourne. Lukas is h...

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Reflections on Women's March
by Dirk Ingram As my mom and I boarded the train to Chicago for the Women's March, I thought of the saying, "my mother raised me right." Mine raised me Left. And it stuck with me.   Arriving at Grant Park, I constantly lost sight of mom's diminuti...

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Global Street Paper Summit 2016
The souvenir seller at the Acropolis was incredulous when I said I was in Athens on business.   “Who goes to Greece for business?” he asked.   The International Network of Street Papers (INSP) had its largest-ever global summit in Athens in June,...