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Woodlawn Demonstrators Found Guilty Of Criminal Trespass

Four protesters arrested as part of an April sit-in to fight the closure of a mental health clinic in Woodlawn were found guilty of criminal trespass Monday. [ more › ]

What's up this week: Is Monday D-Day for Woodlawn clinic?; busy week Downstate

Here's a preview of what's happening on the political front this week: On Monday the city is supposed to finish consolidating 12 mental health clinics into six. But uncertainty looms. Last Thursday, Mark Cassello, a Huffington Post contributor,...Show More Summary

Race and poverty roundup: Woodlawn MHC victory, activists occupy office to protest DHS cuts and more...

The fight to save the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic appears to have its first victory. According to Mark Cassello, a Huffington Post contributor, the Emanuel administration has offered to keep the Woodlawn Adult Health Center open. The center would be staffed with two therapists and no psychologists. Show More Summary

Race and poverty roundup: Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic protests continue, 6-year-old is handcuffed, officers who shot autistic boy cleared, and more...

After three nights, the tent city outside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic is no more. Police evicted protesters trying to keep it and five other mental health facilities from closing by April 30. Despite this setback, protesters told The Chicago Reporter they plan to set up camp again across the street from the clinic. Show More Summary

Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic is ground zero in fight against cutbacks

On April 30, the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic will be one of six mental health centers that shuts its doors. But until then, the clinic has become the epicenter in the fight against government cutbacks in Chicago, say organizers. AShow More Summary

Woodlawn Mental Health Center Protests Continue

Police once again moved in on another encampment made in front of the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic to clear it, arresting 10 more people last night. [ more › ]

Slow-Motion Emergency

Everyone was well fed—Diane Adams made sure of it. The 56-year-old ran back and forth across the Woodlawn Mental Health Center so fast her red and orange outfit blurred into a comet.

Police Clear Tent City Outside Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic

Early this morning, Chicago police removed tents and cleared the encampment set up in a vacant lot over the weekend by activists protesting the closure of a Woodlawn Mental Health clinic. [ more › ]

Activists Set Up New Encampment At Clinic In Woodlawn

About a dozen tents went up outside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic after activists held a rally and previously planned health fair across the street. [ more › ]

Protesters Stage Sit-In Of Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic

After a tense standoff for a few hours, police began to cut through the barricade and started making arrests around 1 a.m. In total, 23 people were arrested [ more › ]

Politics in Woodlawn: Occupation of the Mental Health Clinic

Politics. A candidate for office envisions his 30-second campaign commercial. He wants five solid accomplishments he can read as bullet points. At least one, he knows, needs to be about saving the taxpayers money. To look into the camera...

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