Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Nov. 21, 2020 - Full Show
Making COVID-19 vaccine distribution equitable. Hurricanes rip through Central America. Living with and preventing diabetes. How the monarch butterfly builds bridges between the U.S. and Mexico.
How Advocacy Journalism Can Help Communities
In a year filled with twists and turns, news outlets are more important than ever. We discuss the role of advocacy journalism in effecting positive change for marginalized communities.
Hurricanes Eta, Iota Displace Thousands in Central America
In the past three weeks, back-to-back hurricanes landed a double blow on Central American countries. Gonzalo Chavez, consulate general of Honduras, says the situation is dire. Find out how you can help.
Chicago Partnership Working Toward Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine
A coalition of over 35 organizations is working to make distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine in Chicago equitable. We speak with three members of the Vaccine Corps Partnership.
Chicagoans Who Nurtured Monarchs All Summer Learn How Mexicans Preserve Their Winter Home
Traveling more than 2,000 miles every year, the migration journey of monarch butterflies links the United States and Mexico in a way no trade agreement or cultural exchange ever could.
Chicago Health Program Tackles Diabetes Through Free Lifestyle Coaching
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. With one in three Americans at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, we learn about a local initiative that aims to prevent residents from developing the disease.
Shoe Repair Dynasty: A Dozen Cobblers Across 3 Generations
A cobbler in his mid-80s inspires a shoe repair dynasty that spans three generations.
Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Nov. 14, 2020 - Full Show
COVID-19 rages across the state. How President Trump made significant gains with Latino voters. Honoring service members on Veterans Day. And inside a Latino shoe dynasty — right here in Chicago.
Chicago Businesses Struggle as COVID-19 Shutdown Appears Imminent
Chicago officials say they’re trying to help small businesses survive what appears will be — as President-elect Joe Biden put it — a very dark winter.
‘The Latino Vote’: 2020 Election Proves Community Is Not Monolithic
Latinos played an important role in local and national elections this year — what their impact tells us about diversity within the community.
Chicago’s Ensemble Espanol Has Exported Spanish Dance Around the World
Behind the scenes with Ensemble Espanol as they prepare for an energetic show of Spanish dance.
How the COVID-19 Surge is Impacting Chicago’s Latino Communities
COVID-19 continues to have a disproportionate impact on Latino communities. We discuss the pandemic with Dr. Marina Del Rios, director of social emergency medicine at the University of Illinois hospital in Chicago.
Election 2020: Latino Vote Makes Crucial Difference in Key States
We talk with local journalists about the wild election week — and one of the big stories to come out of the election: how the nation’s Latino population voted.
Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Nov. 7, 2020 - Full Show
Election 2020 makes history in Cook County. Understanding the Latino vote. How the latest COVID-19 surge is impacting the Latino community. Learning how to dance flamenco — virtually.
La Ultima Palabra: Dr. Evelyn Figueroa
Why our motivations for helping those in need matter just as much as how we help them.