Phalanx Family Services Working to Keep Chicago Employed

Phalanx Family Services Working to Keep Chicago Employed

According to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, there are 86,000 homeless people in Chicago. Among the homeless, 18,000 have some college and 14,400 have some form of employment. Forty-nine-year-old Rauquaia Hale-Wallace is one of those homeless people. She is trained as an opera singer and her husband has a job in the transportation industry. […]

ICE Deportations and Protests Continue in the US

ICE Deportations and Protests Continue in the US

ICE raids began to storm homes across the United States in late June 2019 to report illegal immigrants and criminals. Since then, people are afraid of going out into the streets, to the park, or to work. Families fear separation in the future. This has been a big issue in many communities around Chicago. On […]

Chicago Violence and Crime Continues to Increase

Chicago Violence and Crime Continues to Increase

On May 5, 2019, an 18-year-old male was fatally shot in the head in the North Lawndale community on Roosevelt and Komensky Ave at approximately 4:53 a.m. Chicago police reported that the man was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to the head. The young man was declared dead at the scene. There […]

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