Mayor Lightfoot is pausing plans now to house migrants in a vacant school building in the Woodlawn neighborhood

The plan to use the former Wadsworth school building as a temporary shelter faced strong opposition from community members.

1000s of migrants have arrived here in Chicago since the summer, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot has said that the city is at maximum capacity. Alderwoman Jeanette Taylor tells NBC five news. There will be a meeting next week on this issue.

Video Report

Black Community residents are tired of being disrespected and ignored - 64th University Press Conference about migrants having a shelter in the closed Woodlawn Elementary School that city spent at least $1.5 million dollars in renovations without prior community input (full transcript)

Modern-Day Colonization: Chicago Public Schools Caught Lying and Replacing Black students with Migrants in a Closed School

Dr. John Kugler - January 02, 2023


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