Crime and Public Safety
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CeaseFire Community Monitoring Program
- Christina Rosario, Mar 26, 2013
- Help play an important role in violence prevention with CeaseFire!
Chicago's Curfew Ordinance is still in effect
- Mar 19, 2013
- With spring break around the corner, and summer just a few months away it's good to keep the Chicago Curfew Ordinance in mind.
A Micro-Market Miracle on Central Park?
- John McCarron, Mar 13, 2013
- Orlando Graham could buy a house anywhere.
So why is this college-educated, ex-NBA player and successful security executive looking at a red brick two-flat smack in the middle of an entire block of…
Building Community Leadership at Block Club Network Meetings
- Isaiah Ross, Dec 10, 2012
- The Block Club Network Crime and Safety Meetings are heading in a positive direction as Block Club Network (BCN) members facilitate and lead discussion in monthly meetings. Members are enthusiastic…
Missing : Augusto "El Negro" Barrios
- Jorge Galvez, Nov 29, 2012
- Augusto Barrios: Elderly man Disappear and last seen around the Humboldt park area.
Augusto Barrios: Persona de Alta edad visto por ultima ves en las Ares de Humboldt Park.
Restorative Justice Strengthens The Community!!
- Lisa Andino-Matias, Oct 30, 2012
- Blocks Together and Access Living kicked up the National Week In Action on School Kick Out with the School to Jail March
Don’t Let Identity Thieves Trick You
- Mayra Salazar, Oct 26, 2012
- Halloween is a time when many people like a good scare. Whether it’s a frightening costume party or a horrifying haunted house, kids and grown-ups alike line up for a good fright. What makes it…
No permita que lo engañen los ladrones de identidad
- Mayra Salazar, Oct 26, 2012
- El Día de las Brujas (Halloween) es un día en que a muchas personas les gusta que los asusten. Ya sea una fiesta de disfraces o una casa encantada, tanto chicos como adultos se dan cita…
Clubs Fight Crime a Block at a Time
- Lolly Bowean and Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune Reporters, Oct 8, 2012
- Police say neighbors who band together can help fight Chicago's rising violence.
Chicago Homicides - Summer 2012
- Marcus Johnson, Sep 16, 2012
- WWP student Marucs Johnson describes his summer with the program and his experience creating a podcast on Chicago violence.
During CPS/City of Chicago Negotiations where do I take my kids?
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Sep 10, 2012
- If you do not know where to send your kids during the City/teachers strike. Here is a link to several places you can take you kids.
Violent Mobs in Downtown Chicago
- Gwen Pepin, Aug 15, 2012
- Student Gwen Pepin reports on the current trend of youth mobbing downtown Chicago and other near-north neighborhoods.
POST from EVERYBLOCK website: Bloomingdale Trail, private property?
- posted by Enrique Salgado, Jr. original to EveryBlock, Aug 9, 2012
- SEEN THIS POST AND FELT THE NEED TO SHARE SINCE MOST DO NOT KNOW ANSWER TO THIS: Saturday evening I was running on the Bloomingdale trail and a cop car drove up to me and told me I wasn't allowed to…
H.B. Stowe School LSC Speaks Against Principal Kyle at CPS Board Meeting
- Marybeth Foley, Jul 30, 2012
- Stowe LSC member George Soto told the Board members that principal Charles Kyle falsified documents. He shows reporters the school CIWP (formerly referred to as the SIPAA, the school improvement…
- Betsy Santiago, Jul 23, 2012
- suspect wanted for criminal sexual assault and home invasion.
Decriminalize Marijuana in Chicago
- Change.org Started by: Jim Gierach, Chicago, IL, Jun 27, 2012
- This Wednesday, Chicago City Council could vote to decriminalize minor marijuana possession. Jim says it will allow police to focus on serious crime -- tell the council to support the proposal.
50 Wards in 50 Weekdays: 26th Ward's Denise Beasley says her neighborhood is now much safer, but has 'bold' rats
- Sam Hudzik, WBEZ reporter, Jun 13, 2012
- Denise Beasley doesn’t pause for a moment when I ask what issue she wants her elected officials to focus on.“The rat problem”
Use Everyblock website to keep up with your community: read recent post regarding the upcoming events in your community
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Smart Communities Tech Organizer, Jun 13, 2012
- If you have never read Everyblock, here are two conversations that is going on about two major evetns about to happen in Humboldt Park: the Puerto Rican festival and carnival, and Riot fest and…
Ceasefire begins week of events with March from Moos to Yates Schools
- Maggie Carlo, WGNTV, posted by Enrique Salgado, Jr., Jun 4, 2012
- Hundreds gathered for peace at Moos Elementary School inHumboldt Park for the 17th annual Walk for Peace. This year's theme is preventing children's exposure to violence.
Re Imaging our people, our communidad, nuestra identidad
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Mar 15, 2012
- I seen this video and had to share
Julia de Burgos Park: GET INVOLVED!
- Mar 14, 2012
- GET INVOLVED! Join the Park Advisory Council for Julia de Burgos Park. This is a new access park at Albany & Whipple Streets just off of Bloomingdale Ave. Attend a planning meeting
Maggie Martinez speaking on behalf of Humboldt Park community in trail hearing
- Posted by Enrique Salgado, Jr. featuring Steve Vance, Mar 14, 2012
- I read this Blog often and was so thankful to Maggie Martinez for speaking up on behalf of the Humboldt Park community and to Steve Vance for posting it. This project sounds beautiful but, as Maggie…
City officials reveal new concepts for Bloomingdale Trail
- http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/theskyline, Mar 9, 2012
- The park and path would run through the neighborhoods of Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Wicker Park and Bucktown. The project’s first phase would cost about $46 million and would be paid for with…
Humboldt Park Featured in "Hoops in the Hood" Video
- Mar 5, 2012
- Humboldt Park B'Ball on the Block planning team showcased as part of citywide program.
Humboldt Park Parents lead fight against Mayor Emanuel and CPS
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Feb 21, 2012
- A group of parents, students and supporters have occupied Brian Piccolo Specialty School this weekend. They also marched to Mayor Emanuels home. Here are links to all the news stories related to…
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