Chicago Political Resources and History

Chicago Land Use: A Guide for Communities, covers Zoning, Tax Increment Financing (TIFs) and Affordable Requirements Ordinance (ARO), (From the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights)

Lessons Learned from Deadly Chicago 1995 Heat Wave (from Scientific American. PBS documentary Cooked: Survival by Zip Code  on the 1995 Heat Wave can be found here) 

2021 Chicago Budget Community Engagement Survey Recap (from City of Chicago)

Lessons from Grant Park Protest (from Black Lives Matter Chicago)

American Revolution 2 (1969 documentary by Howard Alk on the 1968 Democratic Convention and the Young Patriots Movement in Uptown)

Whose Job Is It Anyway? Your Field Guide To Local Government In Chicago (from WBEZ)

How does the City Budget work? (from City Bureau)

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48th Ward Neighbors for Justice

Edgewater | Chicago, Illinois

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