Have you ever wanted to get a fish but had no idea where to start? We head to Wicker Park to meet Jamie Dalton, who began creating educational aquarium videos during the pandemic which led her to a new business venture.
Stories by joanna hernandez
Oct 21, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
Oct 11, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, meet a woman who is proud of her Mexican roots and shares what drove her to play professional softball.
Sep 27, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
Tennis fans have the opportunity to catch some top professionals this week at the Chicago Tennis Festival. We meet the tournament’s promoter to learn more about his mission to give kids an opportunity to thrive.
Sep 13, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
The nonprofit El Valor has raised thousands of monarchs, and each year the community comes together for a butterfly release.
Sep 8, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
Ann Marie Frank is using social media to help feed homeless individuals in her community and beyond. We visit Des Plaines to see how she’s opened her kitchen to make thousands of lunches — with the help of family members and volunteers.
Aug 29, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
A group of police officers and community leaders are using their time off to give back to underserved communities by getting young kids to play sports. We head to Columbus Park on the West Side to learn more.
Aug 25, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
A Humboldt Park woman is on a mission to break the stigma surrounding pit bulls — one colorful outfit at a time. How Erin Crowley’s line of dog apparel aims to help change people’s preconceived notions about the breed.
Aug 16, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
Aug 11, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
From starting a fire to pitching a tent, some Chicago teens are learning what it takes to camp in the great outdoors. We visit the Lincoln Park neighborhood to learn more about the program.
Jul 21, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
Meet a group of Chicago food vendors who are now the owners of a shared kitchen after renting it for years. With it, they hope they can help their community achieve the American dream.
Jul 14, 2021 | Joanna Hernandez
Black and brown communities have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 — in both their physical and mental health. We take a look at the stigmas surrounding mental health in the Latino community, and what some people are doing to break those generational barriers.