Homelessness among families with children is often an invisible crisis, but it’s a growing reality.
Some families may not be living in the streets. In many cases, they’re likely doubling up with other family members, couch surfing, or temporarily living in hotels as a means of survival, according to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
llegan a un arreglo economico el departamento de policia de chicago y una mujer de origen hispano quien demando a la entidad por supuesta violacion de derechos civiles, el incidente se habia registrado tras un acto de vandalismo en una tienda, durante las protestas por la muerte de george floyd en 2020. segun los abogados de julie campos, ella se encontraba haciendo labors de limpieza en la tienda donde trabajaba, cuando llego este oficial la insulto , y al ver que grababa, la detuvo y le presento cargos sin causa.
Llegan a un arreglo economico el departamento de policia de chicago y una mujer de origen hispano quien demando a la entidad tras un caso de violacion de derechos civiles, segun abogados de la union americana de libertades civiles. De acuerdo con el comunicdado, la mujer, identificada como julie campos, fue sometida por un oficial de CPD, que investigaba actos de vandalismo en una tienda, en las protestas por la muerte de george floyd.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman who accused Chicago police of violating her constitutional rights when an officer arrested her in 2020 has agreed to settle her lawsuit against the city.
Julie Campos claimed she was falsely arrested and assaulted by police officer while she was trying to clean up damage at the Family Dollar store where she worked on 79th Street in June 2020, during widespread civil unrest and looting in Chicago.
If you’ve flown through O’Hare Airport recently, you may have noticed people sleeping in hallways or near the baggage claim. This isn’t uncommon in Chicago when the temperature drops, but the number of unhoused people seeking shelter in these transit hubs has increased over the last several years.
CTA officials said the people were kicked out because they were loitering on agency property. Witnesses say guards threw away belongings in an attempt to make people move. “It’s disgusting [and] dehumanizing,” one advocate said.
Norbert Pikula, 77, had been sleeping on a friend’s sofa every night for the last six months. But when his friend was admitted to the hospital a few weeks ago, Pikula’s fragile world turned upside down and he had nowhere to sleep.
“Forcing people to move can do more harm than good,” Simmons said. “And for the people who need those services that are not available, how can people get mad for taking up space? There is nowhere else to go.”