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    CHICAGO (WLS) -- After two dangerous and deadly weekends in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown said it would be an all-hands-on-deck approach to keeping people safe over the July Fourth holiday.ABC 7 Chicago spoke with two people who have long been working in Chicago neighborhoods to address violence.WATCH: NEWSVIEWS PART 1EMBED More News Videos Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown planned to use an all-hands-on-deck approach this weekend. RELATED: Chicago community leaders hire private...
    Since the 1980s, the mission of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago has been empowering women and eliminating racism.To do that in this moment, the Y is launching two new initiatives.The Racial Justice League is made up of people and organizations that: pledge to advance racial justice, make a donation to the YWCA and commit to specific, tangible actions.And the other initiative is the Until Justice, Just Is campaign.WATCH: Newsviews Part 1EMBED More News Videos Since the 1980s, the mission of...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicagos big pride celebrations may be on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, but members of the citys LGBTQ community are moving full speed ahead on the fight for equality and justice.Kim Fountain, Chief Operating Officer of the Center on Halsted, and Zahara Bassett, who is Director of Development and External Relations for Brave Space Alliance joined ABC7 Chicago to tell us about how they are adapting this years events.Newsviews Part 1: Pride CelebrationsEMBED More News Videos Chicagos...