Hydroponic greenhouse planned for Pullman

By Cheyanne M. Daniels  Dec 27, 2021, 7:41pm CST A $1 million grant has jump-started the development for a 63,000 square foot greenhouse expected to produce 560,000 pounds of produce each year. An empty lot near an affordable apartment complex in Pullman will soon be home to a new hydroponic farm. Plans for the 63,000-square-foot Vertical Greenhouse […]

One neighborhood reaches for resilience: A letter from Chicago

By Laurent Belsie Staff writer@lbelsie CHICAGO “Welcome to Pullman,” said Ciere Boatright. A neighborhood leader, she’s a prime mover in the revival of one of America’s most famous planned cities – a section of South Chicago named after railroad magnate George Pullman. Back in the 1980s, dominant colors in this part of the city were gray and brown. […]

ICJIA Announces $4.5 Million in Grants To Support Violence Prevention In Communities Across Illinois

CHICAGO—The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) today announced grant awards totaling $4.5 million in state fiscal year 2022 Community-Based Violence Prevention and Intervention Program (CBVIP) funds. A total of 31 organizations will receive grants to provide community engagement and support, prevention supports for children, youth, and families at risk for being harmed or harming […]