Black, Latino facilities shuttered

The news: Budget cuts have prompted the City of Chicago to close four of its 12 mental health centers. Behind the news: By April, half of the mental health facilities operated by the City of Chicago in black and Latino neighborhoods will close, according to an analysis by The Chicago Reporter. None of the four facilities in mixed neighborhoods will close. No mental health facilities are located in white or Asian areas. Three of the six facilities in black neighborhoods will be shut down–” Grand Boulevard, Woodlawn and Morgan Park.