After a stint in international law and banking, Darren Walker becomes the second African-American president of the Ford Foundation.
It’s a bit easier to grasp the realities of living on minimum wage with the help of The New York Times’ calculator.
A symbolic victory on the non-binding referendum gives advocates and progressive aldermen the boost needed to press for an ordinance raising Chicago’s minimum wage.
As Occupy Chicago turns 3, members say the spirit of the movement lives on, though its numbers have dwindled.
This article is the second installment in a four-part series focusing on school funding. “Chicago Matters” is an annual public information series initiated and funded by The Chicago Community Trust, with programming by WTTW, Channel 11, Chicago Public Radio, the Chicago Public Library and the Reporter. One Friday morning in early March, the auditorium at […]