Ms. Pillow-Sidibeh’s Ecological Restoration Program Enters Its Second Year

Ms. Pillow-Sidibeh’s Ecological Restoration Program Enters Its Second Year

According to the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), ecological restoration assists the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. The Wildlife Ecological Restoration Program is the brainchild of Marshall High School Agriculture educator Babara Pillow-Sidibeh. She is one of the few Black agriculture educators in the state of Illinois. Ms. Pillow-Sidibeh’s […]

Little Village Food Pantry Helps the Community Bounce Back

Little Village Food Pantry Helps the Community Bounce Back

The Amor de Dios food pantry in Little Village, run by Pastor Ramiro Rodriguez, positively connects to those in the community. It has also been a source of fulfillment and assurance during these unprecedented times and, as of today, May 24, 2021, continues that mission. A couple of months ago, a teenage boy, Adam Toledo, […]

Chicagoan Bridges Language Gap at Local Food Bank

Chicagoan Bridges Language Gap at Local Food Bank

Feeding America frequently spotlights one of the volunteers who take the time to help out their neighbor in need. In May 2021, their focus is a Chicago woman who uses her language skills to reduce barriers for those who the St. James Food Pantry serves. Christina Sung’s story begins in the Spring of last year. […]