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Care For Friends Sleepout
Care For Friends will host an overnight sleepout January 27-28 in the parking lot of its Lincoln Park headquarters, as a fundraiser and to give the public a sense of what life is like for people who are homeless. “Winter is especially harsh and w...

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Chicago Voices
Chicago Voices has a noon application deadline Friday, January 27 for Community Created Performances – original music theater works created and performed by community groups using the core elements of opera: storytelling through song. Presented...

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Diane's letter to God
Dear God,   I love you with all of my heart. I want to thank you for my life, taking care of me when I was homeless and living in four different shelters, and sleeping at the bus stop on Leland and Sheridan. I prayed and cried for two years on t...

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The Obama Legacy
Eight years ago January 20, more than 1.5 million people stood in the freezing cold on the National Mall – between the west front of the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument – to see President Obama take the Oath of Office. Some were euphoric...

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Vendors on Obama
A. ALLEN I can really appreciate Obama’s Affordable Care Act (A.C.A.). This health care reform law known as Obamacare has really helped and benefited the less fortunate in this country. Often the less fortunate are also minorities such as Blacks...