Tag Archives: Chicago Housing Authority

Chicago “Fun” Facts: Part I

Working with the poor, you learn things that do not get media attention. What are unintended (or intended) consequences of laws? What injustice goes unnoticed because we are unaware? These are some of the things I’ve learned about Chicago recently. … Continue reading

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Home.

It was a place where everyone knew your name. Your kids all grew up together and played in one another’s homes. Doors were unlocked and neighbors walked in without knocking. If you needed a cup of sugar, a place to … Continue reading

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Would You Live Like This? (Part Two)

 NP Lanthrum has helped Brothers and Sisters of Love by photographing the living conditions of our friends in Cabrini Green and Back of the Yards that we wrote about two weeks ago. Below are photos of various damages and living conditions. … Continue reading

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Would You Live Like This?

Walking through the streets of Jaipur, India, I would take my head scarf and bury my nose.  The smell of urination, animal excrement, and decaying garbage mixed with the sand and desert heat to create a thickness almost unbearable.  Children … Continue reading

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