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CNT Celebrates Passage of Connected Communities Ordinance

Chicago is beautiful, vibrant and rich in arts and culture. So many corners of the globe are represented in the 77 neighborhoods that create the map of our City. The story of Chicago is the story of Indigenous Peoples, Immigrants, Migrants, and descendants of Enslaved Africans. It is also the story of segregation and redlining. It is a story of a City that was not designed for all of its citizens. To undo that legacy of disinvestment and inequity it takes boots on the ground, amplifying... Continue reading »

 

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Water & Health in Little Village

by CNT and LVEJO
May 27, 2022

Updated May, 2022

This study compares health and water-related conditions in Little Village to the Near North Side, and to Chicago city-wide. Chicago neighborhood data is reported by “community area”: 77 areas with defined boundaries that can include one or more neighborhoods. Little Village is within the South Lawndale community area. After reviewing health and water data all 77 community areas, the Near North Side community area was selected for comparison to South Lawndale, to illustrate the stark differences that exist between Chicago’s neighborhoods.

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CTA Service Slowdowns, Crime Issues Make Transit Rides Difficult for Chicago Commuters

WTTW News | July 28, 2022

While service disruptions are being felt all over the city, Leslé Honoré, managing director of strategy and communications for the Center for Neighborhood Technology and the Transportation Equity Network, said they are particularly acute in areas already dealing with the effects of disenfranchisement and oppression.

“It’s not an option to take a ride share service, they are reliant on public transit. So when we hear stories of older adults in Belmont Cragin waiting for two hours for a bus that never shows … it becomes a larger issue well pass transit,” Honoré said.

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