The $2.6 million, five-year-long program aims to help victims work through the social trauma from violence, from lost wages to help avoiding evictions.
Environment & Public Health
Waste, sustainability, climate change and environmental justice. WBEZ covers our surroundings and the way we coexist with them.
Groups ask for community meetings to discuss use of the 23-acre riverfront property, which is slated to be sold for $6.5 million.
Wondering how to switch to solar power? A climate reporter walks us through the steps.
Lightfoot’s plan to replace Chicago’s lead water pipes has switched out 280 of an estimated 390,000 service lines
Only 280 Chicago homeowners have had a lead service line replaced under city programs the past two years — out of an estimated 390,000 lead lines, the most in any city in the United States.
Several varieties of furry fliers are likely closer than you think, from golf courses to forest preserves.
Why hundreds of pilots are volunteering to fly patients across state lines.
Chicago winters are getting warmer, which has positive and negative consequences. Illinois State Climatologist Dr. Trent Ford shares more.
Losing federal aid plus low booster shot participation could spell another surge in COVID, Dr. Allison Arwady says.
As the holiday approaches, infectious disease specialists are bracing for the possibility that big family get-togethers and travel will propel the spread of RSV, flu and COVID-19.
Elevated Access, a fledgling Illinois nonprofit, has recruited nearly 1,000 volunteer small-craft pilots to ferry people seeking abortion care.