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A model to prevent a wave of evictions in the wake of coronavirus recession
A new coalition in East Garfield Park is aiming to head off displacement, gentrification and a land grab by speculators by protecting affordable housing and heeding the lessons of 2008.
New coalition takes aim at displacement
The Preserving Affordability Together Garfield Park Housing Coalition seeks to hold developers accountable
West Side Community Garden Giving Away Raspberry Bushes
"If you can walk outside into your yard and eat a few raspberries every day, that's pretty empowering to have control over your own food," said garden manager John Perryman.
Community-led Coronavirus Response
Groups across our city and state have mobilized in offering assistance
Coronavirus Across Chicago: East Garfield Park
All Chicago neighborhoods have been hit hard by shutdowns related to the coronavirus, but lower-income communities that rely on social service organizations are facing a unique set of challenges.

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