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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. 

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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.

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SWC shares insights with Block Club regarding the steep decline in life expectancy for Latine Chicagoans.

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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.

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SWC's Jaime Groth Searle speaks out against arrest of asylum seeker at District 8 police station.

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Freebies for Families lead Adriana Vargas talks to Block Club about how we can support newly arrived migrants from Texas.

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Bike Group lead Dixon Galvez-Searle talks with Chicago Sun-Times about the renewed interest in local biking.

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Where Have All the Community Spaces Gone?WBEZ Reset with Jenn White
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