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Nov 21, 2020

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.

Nov 21, 2020

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.

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Nov 21, 2020

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.

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Nov 19, 2020

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.

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Nov 19, 2020

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.

Nov 18, 2020

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.

Nov 14, 2020

Shoe Repair Dynasty: A Dozen Cobblers Across 3 Generations

A cobbler in his mid-80s inspires a shoe repair dynasty that spans three generations.

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Nov 14, 2020

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.

Nov 14, 2020

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.

Nov 9, 2020

‘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. 

Nov 7, 2020

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.

Nov 7, 2020

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.

Nov 7, 2020

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.

Nov 7, 2020

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.

Nov 7, 2020

La Ultima Palabra: Dr. Evelyn Figueroa

Why our motivations for helping those in need matter just as much as how we help them.