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Dec 3, 2022

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Dec. 3, 2022 - Full Show

Supporting small businesses this holiday season. What to expect at the Lady of Guadalupe celebration in Des Plaines. A spotlight on jingle jams and a centuries-old tradition.

Dec 3, 2022

Local Tech Startup Opens Fund for Latino-Owned Businesses: ‘Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is’

This week, CASHDROP founder Ruben Flores-Martinez announced he is putting $1 million of his own equity into what he calls the Latino Renaissance Fund, which will be distributed to 1,000 Latino-owned businesses.

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Dec 3, 2022

Christmas Concert Looks to Transport Audience to 17th Century Mexico

The Newberry Consort is celebrating the holiday season with an annual concert exploring 17th century Mexican Christmas music.

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Dec 3, 2022

Chicago’s Neighborhood Small Businesses Hope for Happy Holiday Shopping Season

Between supply chain problems, inflation and the shadow of a pandemic, the outlook for small retail and food businesses continues to be uncertain this holiday season.

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Dec 3, 2022

Put a Little Jingle into Your Holiday Jams with Sandra Treviño

If you’ve heard “El Burrito Sabanero” one too many times, a local music journalist has some suggestions for adding a little more jingle to your holiday jams.

Nov 19, 2022

Book Explores Latinos’ Long Road to Political Power in Chicago

In his book “Latinos in Chicago: Quest for a Political Voice” author Wilfredo Cruz plumbs the history of Chicago’s Latino communities as they carved out a place for themselves in the city’s rough and tumble political climate. 

Nov 19, 2022

Migrants in Chicago Say They Are in Search of Work, Better Opportunities

Migrants arriving to Chicago from the Texas border say they are looking to build a better lives for themselves and want to provide support to their families back home. 

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Nov 19, 2022

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Nov. 19, 2022 - Full Show

The future of America’s immigration policy. The power of Latinos in Chicago politics. And Cook County’s guaranteed income pilot enters its next phase.

Nov 19, 2022

Democrats Push For Action on DACA During Lame-Duck Session

One of the priorities is a bill to protect more than 600,000 so-called Dreamers under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, which Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin aims to work with Republican senators.

Nov 12, 2022

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Nov. 12, 2022 - Full Show

Environmental concerns on the South and West sides. Illinois elects its first Latina to Congress. Meet the Chicago Reader’s new editor-in-chief. And the Irish soldiers of Mexico.

Nov 12, 2022

Enrique Limón Takes the Helm at the Chicago Reader

Tasked with the job of maintaining the Reader’s relevance in an ever-changing media landscape is Enrique Limón. He is the Reader’s new editor-in-chief and the first Latino to hold that position in the publication’s more than 50-year history.

Nov 12, 2022

Environmental Advocates Push for Stronger City Efforts to Monitor and Curb Pollution

The mayor came under fire by some alderpeople for not living up to her campaign promise to re-establish a city Department of Environment. 

Nov 5, 2022

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Nov. 5, 2022 - Full Show

Election disinformation targeted at Latinos. Disparities in prostate cancer outcomes. And a local playwright pays tribute to the community that raised him.

Nov 5, 2022

Documentary ‘Southeast: A City Within A City’ Is a Love Letter to Chicago’s Southeast Side

Through interviews with his grandfather and others who lived through the neighborhood’s rise and fall, filmmaker Steven Walsh shows what he says is the forgotten story of the area in his documentary “Southeast: a City Within a City.”

Nov 5, 2022

Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes for Latino Men Through Awareness

While issues like a lack of access to consistent health care as well as language and cultural barriers contribute to those numbers, modern prostate cancer care approaches have evolved to make screening and treatment more successful than ever.