The creator of an Englewood community garden talks about the healing power of growing food as part of our ongoing series.
The Last Word
The violinist and bank-teller-turned-software-engineer talks about making career changes during the pandemic.
Why women should take their ideas and aspirations off the back burner.
The Chicago-based comedian and actor talks about making the most of a year spent at home.
Chef Rafael Esparza has worked in some of Chicago’s most storied kitchens. As part of our series, he gives us the last word on how works of mutual aid give cover to failures of public policy.
The founder of an arts organization in Little Village gives us the last word on how adversity can spark creative solutions.
As 2020 comes to a close, the events of this unprecedented year have devastated Chicago’s small businesses. Why it’s more important than ever to support neighborhood shops.
Why our motivations for helping those in need matter just as much as how we help them.