Esther Yoon-Ji Kang

A group of residents have been raising concerns about jobs, zoning and environmental issues about an Amazon warehouse that’s set to open in West Humboldt Park.
In Illinois, 8% of the population doesn’t speak English very well, and that’s a barrier for immigrants participating in civic life. Dozens of organizations such as the Selfreliance Association have partnered with the city and state to help limited English speakers access health care, food stamps and other services.
Four people who have received $500 monthly over the last year — no strings attached — talk about how they used the additional cash.
Thousands of Chicago and Cook County residents got $500 a month the past year from programs that are aiming to give people a little financial cushion.
Actors, electricians, laborers, ‘Matrix’ director protest alongside Writers Guild members at NBC Tower, chanting, ‘Chicago is a union town.’
A new study from UIC documents inequities Arab Americans face in the Chicago area and recommends government agencies use Middle Eastern/North African to identify the fast-growing demographic group.
After being in the U.S. more than 30 years, Julita Bartolome was deported in 2019 to the Philippines during a wave of immigration crackdowns by the Trump administration.
La agencia de elecciones está en una “crisis extrema” para cumplir con una nueva ley estatal que aumenta el número de votantes por distrito electoral.
A new state law that reduced the number of voting precincts means fewer bilingual ballots and election judges across six languages.