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Citizens march against coal in Pilsen

Citizens march against coal in Pilsen

While driving down 18th street this Saturday, I found a group of a few dozen or so people marching eastbound with placards and megaphones.  At first, I thought they were members of Occupy and marching for that movement, but upon closer look realized that they were marching for something a little closer to home. They…

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Youth to exhibit artwork

Looks like Pilsen isn’t the only Southside hood that likes to mix art, activism, community change, and all that good stuff. Urban Activators, an IIT student group that is part of a community engagement design studio, The Alley Project (TAP), a community organization based in Detroit, and Youth Nation will be showcasing work their students…

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