30 Years Ago On CBS 2: Walter Jacobson Experiences Homelessness Firsthand For 48 Hours In 'Mean Street Diary'In “Mean Street Diary” – a six-part series of reports that began 30 years ago Wednesday on CBS 2 – Walter Jacobson approached the homelessness crisis in a manner that went beyond only reporting.
Chicago Man Raises Funds To Bring City’s Homeless To Hotel During Arctic BlastThe negative-degree windchill that has engulfed Chicago is downright unpleasant – but it can also be dangerous, and it probably kept a lot of people in their homes on Sunday. But what about those who don’t have a home?
Retired Postal Worker Wanda Tolbert Gives Away 50 Backpacks To Homeless At West Side ShelterA former postal worker is making it her mission to improve the lives of others this winter.
Bryant McCalip Held Without Bail In Murder Of Homeless Man In Grant ParkBryant McCalip, a man already accused of stabbing three homeless men in Chicago, has now been charged with killing another homeless man in Grant Park.
Pop-Up Resource Center At Harold Washington Library Offers Assistance To People Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe pandemic and the pandemonium that comes with it makes life harder for everyone. Especially struggling right now: Chicago’s homeless.
Westside Health Authority Distributes Food, Supplies To The Homeless"We're handing out towels, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, masks, hand sanitizer, bras and underwear for the ladies."
Chicago Hiring Fair For Homeless, At Risk Populations"Today, as we face similar circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic along with civil unrest and protests to end systemic racism, Ada S. McKinley has remained resilient and consistent in protecting the well-being of the people it serves."
The Night Ministry Serving Chicagoans Impacted By Homelessness With Modified Outreach PracticesThe COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the way a Chicago-based organization is providing care for the homelessness epidemic.
'We're Dying On The Streets': Advocates Demand City Provide CHA Housing To Homeless During COVID-19 CrisisMore than 50 cars drove around City Hall as advocates demanded the city help flatten the COVID-19 curve by providing permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness.
Lightfoot: Expanded Services For Homeless Amid COVID-19; Stay At Home May Go Past April 30"We are in the process of thinking about even when we get to a point where we feel safe from a public health standpoint, what will be the sequencing of lifting that stay. That's a conversation we need to have with the governor and his team."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Announce New Plans For Homeless During PandemicMayor Lori Lightfoot is looking at ways to support people who are experiencing homelessness during the pandemic.
St. Viator Students Help Raise Funds To Provide Shelter For Homeless At Hotel During Coronavirus PandemicThe new coronavirus is hitting all aspects of the world hard. In the suburbs, dozens of homeless people could wind up on the streets, after church shelters shut down.
5 Chicago Hotels To House Those With COVID-19"Because of social distancing, Chicago shelters are facing new challenges related to space, Lightfoot said. "Not only to we have a plan, we are executing that plan."
Hundreds Of Volunteers Survey Chicago's Homeless Population In Annual Head Count
Military Medals Bring A Silver Lining To Homeless Man's Story"Can we, me and you guys, try to help Kevin?"