A World That Does Not Read - Chicago Street Journal for Tuesday, December 12, 2017


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December February 2017


GOOD EATING - Blues & Breakfast. Could anything be better?

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Get your girts, eggs, sausage and homemade biscuits from

waitresses with a whole lot of soul. Located at 403 E. 71 st

Street in Chi-Town. Call ahead at 773-873-1990. Just left our

YELP.com review.

NATIONWIDE – We couldn’t make this up, if we wanted to

and we wouldn’t even try. More than 600 facilities in the US

have implementation video visitation in prisons. According to

Prison Policy Initiative’s data, a large number of correctional

facilities are reducing or eliminating in-person visits.

Each video visit is $12.99 for 20 minutes and is managed by

Securus. With more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state

prisons, 102 federal prisons, 942 juvenile correctional facilities,

3,283 local jails, and 79 Indian Country jails, not to mention

the military and detention centers – prisons-for-profit is

where the big money lies. If you’re for it make the call. If not,



NEIGBORHOOD - In Summer 2016, the #LetUsBreathe

Collective launched Freedom Square, a 41-day overnight occupation,

protest encampment, and block party opposing

Homan Square, the CPD 'black site' where thousands of Chicagoans

have been illegally detained and tortured. The struggle

continues and your support is needed. Visit them at


SENIORS – Did you know that The Circuit Court of Cook

County Elder Justice Center serves the unique needs of

people age 60 and older and their families? Information is

available on the abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of

senior. Referrals for legal assistance and to social services

agencies. The center also offers an Senior Enrichment Seminar

Series monthly. Call 312-603-9233 for more information and a


GLOBAL – Ms. Yvonne Jackson has been a resident of New

City for several decades but she originates from Guyana in

South America. Each year she collects shoes, boots and

sneakers for the people of Breeze Point, Guyana through the

Guyana Community Outreach Fund (GCOF) NFP. Although

she has just returned, help is still needed. Please contact

her at 773-471-6007 to contribute.

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