Throughout her career, Chicago journalist Laura Washington sees her specialty as covering racial and social justice—but when she started out, that was often seen as a form of advocacy. “And when people would say that to me back then, I would say, why wouldn’t anyone care about racial justice? Why does that make you biased or unfair, because you’re working toward fairness? And now I don’t think people see it that way anymore.”
As Election Day approaches, one family is focusing on the civic engagement process, not the politics.
Didn't make it to our Celebration of Change Sept. 24? You can now watch a replay anytime on YouTube via CAN-TV.
Change and reconciliation cannot wait. Click for new details for our upcoming Celebration of Change online.
On Thursday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m., we're excited to introduce new partners and a fresh approach to changing narratives, in our first-ever Celebration of Change.
U.S. Census Bureau: Extend the deadline for the 2020 Census back to October 31, 2020, to ensure a fair and accurate count.
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Continuing the Chicago Community, Media & Research Partnership during COVID-19
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