The Power of Storytelling

Back to main blog page » Making my way into the back of a bar off of Damen into a very crowded room, I waited for Story Lab to start. I found out about this storytelling event while researching how to find storytellers for the advocacy program I coordinate called...

Housing is a Human Right: Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing

Housing instability is not merely a symptom of poverty; as illustrated by Matthew Desmond’s 2016 book Evicted, it is a cause. Over 60% of Chicago’s housing stock is rental units, and in 2016 there were upwards of 25,000 evictions filed in the city. The unstable nature...

March VISTA Happenings

Back to main blog page » Events, deadlines, holidays, and other important dates for the VISTA...