communities of color

Back to School: Demolition and Displacement for Students of Color

  Last week, a small library and community center in a Mexican American neighborhood in Chicago was bulldozed, sparking outrage and attracting national media attention. At first glance, the building - a small, freestanding field house on the grounds of … Continued

Raising Minimum Wages for Restaurant Workers, a Racial Justice Issue

By Maria Myotte, Communications Coordinator for Restaurant Opportunities Centers United People go out to restaurants to celebrate, build relationships, enjoy food and each other’s company – not to investigate their favorite restaurant’s labor practices – which  is why unsustainable and … Continued