| October 1, 2020
People with disabilities can be especially difficult to count, as are Black and brown residents, the homeless and the elderly, advocates say – and that undercount can lead to cuts in essential services. It’s not too late to be counted in the once-a-decade census, which helps determine billions of dollars in government funding.
| March 21, 2020
Amid a statewide stay-at-home order issued by the governor and multiple shutdowns, the West Side is adapting to a new normal as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.
| May 16, 2017
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin invites residents, other stakeholders to a resource fair May 20 at Austin Town Hall.
| March 15, 2017
Some question how existing clinics would be affected. West Side voters would have to approve a referendum raising property taxes to pay for the new facility.
| January 22, 2017
The free event, organized by ACCESS and Fathers Who Care, will be 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25.
| February 17, 2016
The office at 5031 W. Montrose will be open to the public from 1 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20th. The nonprofit group Chicago Veterans has been operating it since late December.
| April 12, 2015
Austin residents learned how they could be affected by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget reductions.
| March 10, 2015
The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) will host the first of three events from 6 to 8 p.m. March 11 at Goodcity, 5049 W. Harrison St.
| February 19, 2013
Circle CEO Andre Hines said the financial reorganization would allow the non-profit to continue to provide services to Austin and other West Side residents.
| April 6, 2012
The violence prevention program held an advocacy luncheon Wednesday, with students, residents and community leaders, to reflect on its first year working with Austin youth.