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Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 at a press conference Breakthrough Urban Ministries in East Garfield Park. (WTTW News)

Community organizations working to prevent gun violence will soon get a boost in funding from the state. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order declaring gun violence a public health crisis and announced a plan to address it.

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(WTTW News)

All across Chicago, communities are rebuilding from the twin crises of COVID-19 and property damage. We speak with residents, business owners and officials in the historic heart of black Chicago culture.

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(Robert J. Peters / Facebook, Credit: Jackie Pai)

Robert Peters, a Chicago political and community organizer, has been appointed to the Illinois Senate to finish the term of Attorney General-elect Kwame Raoul.