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June 1, 2021 – Paid Media Listening Session

South Side Weekly is part of a new project of the Metro Media Lab, an initiative spearheaded by Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. Get paid to share your media habits with South Side Weekly at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

The Metro Media Lab is a new, multi-year project being funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation with the goal to help strengthen the news ecosystem in Chicago. The Metro Media Lab’s primary goal includes identifying practical ways for strengthening Chicago media.

You will receive $100 if selected to participate in the 90-minute virtual focus group conducted by Public Narrative with the support of Local Voices Network (pictured above).

Space is limited. The last day to register is Sunday, May 30, 2021. Selected participants will be notified Monday, May 31st.
Request for Proposals – Expanding Capacity for Street Outreach and Violence Interruption Services (#8039)

Request for Proposals – Expanding Capacity for Street Outreach and Violence Interruption Services (#8039)

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for Expanding Capacity for Street Outreach and Violence Interruption Services (#8039). Aligned with the city’s Healthy Chicago 2025 plan to close the life expectancy gap, this RFP supports the Public Safety priority area and supports the “strengthen community capacity” theme. You may review the RFP application here https://cutt.ly/NwgRvgn.

All applicants or suppliers should register under the iSupplier portal at www.cityofchicago.org/eProcurement in order to review and respond to the RFP.

City of Chicago :: Request for Proposals – Capacity Building and Seed Grants for Violence Prevention Organization (#8043)

City of Chicago :: Request for Proposals – Capacity Building and Seed Grants for Violence Prevention Organization (#8043)

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for Capacity Building and Seed Grants for Violence Prevention Organizations (#8043). Aligned with the city’s Healthy Chicago 2025 plan to close the life expectancy gap, this RFP supports the Public Safety priority area and supports the “strengthen community capacity” theme. You… Continue Reading

June 10, 2021 – Woodstock Institute 2021 Economic Justice Awards

As Woodstock Research Director Spencer Cowan puts it, “It’s the same map.” At our Economic Justice Awards event this year we want to talk about the fact that mortgage lending in Chicago follows the ‘tale of two–unequal–cities’ narrative we see in health, education and other indicators, Since the 1980s, we have analyzed mortgage lending and… Continue Reading

May 13, 2021 – Register now for 2021 Community Media Awards

Registration is now open for the 26th annual Community Media Awards, Thursday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. CT (online)! Though nominations are now closed for the Terkel Award, we have opened up nominations for our Uplifting Voices and Ripple Effect awards for the very first time. Nominations for those awards are open through Friday, April… Continue Reading