The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) held a community meeting earlier this week at Hope Community Church; the new city office will be back in Austin Feb. 13 to educate more residents about the work its doing to investigate police misconduct in Chicago.
By Terry Dean | August 21, 2016
West Sides also complained of disrespect at last week’s public hearing. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago City Council are trying to decide how to replace the Independent Police Review Authority.
The Westside Writing Project and City Bureau are hosting workshops every Saturday for the next month starting April 23rd at Sankofa Cultural Center, 5820 W. Chicago.
By AustinTalks | November 12, 2015
After years of litigation, the Invisible Institute has been allowed to make the information available to everyday Chicagoans.
Chicago Citizens United to Preserve Public Education also wants the district to nullify the turnaround efforts at Ronald E. McNair Elementary and two other schools.
A Cook County judge hear arguments last month in the lawsuit filed by the Illinois ACLU and Central Austin Neighborhood Association seeking the city to change the way it deploys police officers.
Just as last week’s LSC results are released, CPS announced supplemental elections will be held May 18 at schools where not enough candidates ran to fill the council.
Learn more about action taken by the state treasurer, which was first reported by Raynard Villa Hall in his Bronzecomm e-newsletter.