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Legacy of pioneer lives on through work of nonprofit
February 23, 2021
THE BEVERLY REVIEW
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Remembering seldom recognized trailblazer Ada Sophia McKinley
February 18, 2021
WGN 9 CHICAGO
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Chicago’s teachers will get vaccinated. When will its child care workers?
February 11, 2021
CHALK BEAT CHICAGO
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Ada S. McKinley Deserves Her Place in History
February 10, 2021
CHICAGO DEFENDER
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Ada Sophia McKinley’s contributions to Chicago finally gets well-deserved recognition
February 5, 2021
FOX 32 CHICAGO
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Op-ed: Social reformer Ada S. McKinley deserves recognition in Chicago
February 2, 2021
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
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Ada S. McKinley, founder of South Side Settlement House, one of Black Chicago’s unsung heroes
February 1, 2021
ABC 7 CHICAGO
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Learn more about Ada S. McKinley and the social reform movement she started over 100yrs ago in Chicago
January 18, 2021
WGN RADIO 720
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Chicago’s Ada S. McKinley is way overdue for some appreciation, according to researchers who delved into her history as an early 20th century social reformer
January 14, 2021
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
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*Story shared nationally by Yahoo! News on 01/18/21.  An extended version of the story was also featured in the print version of the Chicago Tribune on Sunday, January 31, 2021 (exclusive to Chicago Tribune subscribers) Visual

Foster Parents Needed As COVID-19 Pandemic Strains Families
December 25, 2020
CBS 2 CHICAGO
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Story also made available on Patch on 12/25/20.

Ada S. McKinley Community Services is alleviating fears associated with adopting children, trust issues and COVID
December 21, 2020
WGN RADIO 720
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Family Talks Radio Show Series
Special Guest Couple: Ezekiel and Adrena Morris
December 14, 2020
WVON 1690 AM
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Youth in need of foster care homes increases during COVID-19 pandemic
November 26, 2020
ABC 7 CHICAGO
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Family Talks Radio Show Series
Special Guest Couple: U.S. Representative Bobby Rush and his wife Paulette Holloway Rush
November 23, 2020
WVON 1690 AM
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Chicago foster parents program needs more help as need surges during pandemic
November 16, 2020
WGN-TV/CHANNEL 9
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Mental health among Black Chicagoans a concern as suicide numbers rise
October 29, 2020
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
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Story shared nationally by Yahoo! News on 10/29/20
Chicago Tribune print version of this story ran on November 15, 2020.

Why Are Childhood Vaccination Rates Falling In Chicago?
October 26, 2020
WBEZ-FM 91.5
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Chicago’s childhood vaccination rates are slipping. Health officials are worried.
October 19, 2020
CHALK BEAT CHICAGO
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Story shared by Block Club Chicago on 10/20/20.

 

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