As gentrification is affecting some Chicago neighborhoods, Humboldt Park residents are experiencing increased rent prices and witnessing their culturally-rich community drastically change. By Rafael Rodriguez and Diego Perez Chicago residents have seen some neighborhoods change in front of their eyes. Some neighborhoods have drastically changed, such as Lincoln Park and Pilsen. Once a home to… Read more
By Tom Ackerman and Diego Perez Isidro Ruiz Jr. and his wife, Guadalupe Sanchez, are residents of Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, one of Chicago’s Latino neighborhoods that has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Both Ruiz and Sanchez tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this year. Sanchez, 63, who works at a hair salon near Pilsen, has seen… Read more
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