Jacqueline Serrato

Cycle 1 Fellow Jackie Serrato comes from Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. She moderates a social media channel of neighborhood news

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22nd Ward aldermanic candidates address concerns about youth

After 25 years of serving the 22nd Ward, Ricardo Muñoz announced that he would not be seeking re-election in the next aldermanic election on Feb. 26.  His stepping down opened the door to new candidates: Lisette Lopez, Neftalie Gonzalez, Michael Rodriguez and Richard Juarez are all running to lead the 22nd Ward, which covers the neighborhoods of Little Village, South Lawndale and Archer Heights.

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Featured Stories

  Former LeClaire Courts residents are still fighting to go home  By Lucia Anaya | Chicago Reader August 4, 2016

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Guilty As charged

Essay by Steve Bogira on why social justice journalists should write more often about the truly guilty and violent. Both the mainstream media and “social justice” journalists treat criminal justice subjects compassionately at times, but the beneficiaries of their compassion diverge. The mainstream media tends to focus on the victims of crime, while social justice journalists focus on victims of the criminal justice system itself.

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