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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

May 12, 2014
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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

The Pilsen neighborhood has been forced to live with an abandoned and decaying police precinct at the corner of 23 rd and Damen for 8 years. The building, which is still owned by the Chicago Police Department, is covered in debris and features steel plates over every door and window-a security feature reminiscent of...

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Fighting Pro-Hunger Policies In Chicago

March 7, 2013
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Fighting Pro-Hunger Policies In Chicago

Hundreds of people gathered outside the office of Alderman James Cappleman, a representative for the 46th ward of Chicago, on March 6th. Cappleman has become infamous in Chicago for banning a Salvation Army food truck from his ward, making it illegal to be in bus shelters if you are not waiting for a bus,...

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