Seeking help for trauma

When residents of some of the city’s most violent neighborhoods need mental health treatment, they often seek help from social service and community organizations in their neighborhoods — help that can be hard to find.

National Day of Action Against Police Brutality

More than 100 people rallied at Chicago’s Daley Plaza at noon on Oct. 22, the National Day of Action Against Police Brutality. Later that evening, activists held a vigil outside of the 11th District Police Station, in honor of Roshad McIntosh, 18, who was fatally shot in East Garfield Park in August.

A victim of immigration fraud speaks out

In October, Maricela Haro was arrested and indicted for allegedly posing as an immigration attorney and scamming 12 people. One of the victims, Ivan Perez, explains how Haro was able to gain his trust and that of others over a period of several years.