RECENT PRESS COVERAGE
SWC's Vice President, Adriana Vargas, and Executive Director, Jaime Groth Searle, penned an op-ed for the Sun-Times, regarding the Welcoming City Ordinance, as well as mounting tensions between some residents and asylum seekers.
SWC's President, Mayra Avila, speaks with WTTW about recent violence in Brighton Park.
SWC receives a major gift from The Joyce Foundation's Lend a Hand fund, to sustain its work within food sovereignty.
SWC shares insights with Block Club regarding the steep decline in life expectancy for Latine Chicagoans.
SWC's Adriana Vargas and Diane Ruiz talk to ABC-7 about our aid efforts for asylum seekers awaiting shelter at police stations, and the work we've done to provide stopgap assistance to residents in need.
SWC's Jaime Groth Searle speaks out against arrest of asylum seeker at District 8 police station.
Freebies for Families lead Adriana Vargas talks to Block Club about how we can support newly arrived migrants from Texas.
Bike Group lead Dixon Galvez-Searle talks with Chicago Sun-Times about the renewed interest in local biking.
"Community group creates 'safe space' for moms"
"'Safe space' for mothers' clothes swap is growing"