| November 28, 2012
Despite protests by Chicagoans who travelled to Springfield to make their voices heard, the measure was approved by the Illinois House Executive Committee. The House and Senate will still have to vote before it can be signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.
| November 16, 2012
Its West Division branch is slated to close today, and leaders and members of the community say they’re angry representatives didn’t properly notify the community.
| October 10, 2012
Residents and advocates met Monday to discuss why closing the Austin center is harmful to the community. An 11 a.m. protest is planned at the Y’s Downtown headquarters Thursday.
| August 8, 2012
Columnist John W. Fountain III. shares his opinion about two recent events saying, “We are so caught up in minute absurdities, we miss the big picture.”
| February 21, 2012
West Side residents sat in classrooms and pitched tents outside the building until the school board agreed to meet with them and discuss plans to overhaul the school.
| December 13, 2011
Local residents are upset about CPS’ plan to restaff the school next year.
| October 29, 2011
In solidarity with Occupy Chicago, local residents will gather Saturday morning to protest how tenants are being treated after their building was foreclosed.
| August 20, 2011
See what AustinTalks’ cartoonist thinks of a plan to close three of the West Side’s post offices and find out how you speak out against the closings.
| May 26, 2011
The group traveled Downtown Wednesday to speak to the Chicago Board of Education about what’s happening at the school, according to the Chicago News Cooperative.
| May 24, 2011
West Side resident Dwayne Truss asks for your support of the students, who are meeting each day at the library on Central and Race.