Sweet Homes Chicago workshop Saturday

The 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 15 event will be held at the Austin Public Library, 5615 W Race Ave. All ages are welcome to attend the workshop to discuss creative housing and neighborhood preservation in Austin.

West Siders attend Second Chance Banking event

Last week’s financial literacy program was the first of multiple citywide events aimed to help residents learn to rebuild credit, buy homes and reduce dependency on currency exchanges. The next event is in Englewood Oct. 27.