The new youth-led podcast aims to tell a more accurate narrative about Austin the bigger media outlets miss. West Side residents Tobias Bell, Tamia Crawford and Ziolet Nellum want to help Austin residents share their stories. Listen to “Austin Has the Mic” on Spotify.
Austin Coming Together will hold a town hall meeting Aug. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Austin Town Hall.
See the play “Zooman and the Sign” 7 p.m. March 27 or 28.
West Side advocate Valerie Leonard looks back at the changes made by the act and talks to other activists about the reforms they think are needed for Chicago schools.
Working with Eco-Vidal Design and others, the Austin community coalition is looking for input on the project they hope will include the old Brach’s Candy factory.
The Aug. 1 performance of “The Taming of the Shrew” at Austin Town Hall was the third of 11 scheduled performances by the free citywide tour, which brought residents and visitors to the West Side neighborhood.
Both projects are being developed by the group Austin Coming Together with help from the city and other local organizations.
The merger increases baseball diamonds from one to eight for Austin kids, and players will receive free tutoring, mentoring and ACT prep classes.
Some students don’t like the fantasy teams. What do you think?
Amara Enyia will replace Rev. Reggie Bachus, who’s moving to New York to be a pastor.