Flint. East Chicago. Our own city’s parks and schools. Despite assurances from city officials seeking to quiet fears after the crisis in Flint, lead poison continues to affect thousands of children, particularly in vulnerable neighborhoods where they are exposed to the toxin from corroding pipes and older homes.
We look at the people and systems that handle what might be the most important phone call of your life.
The stories in this series were produced in collaboration with Pacific Standard, the South Side Weekly and Univision Chicago.
City Bureau explores economic development, a street corner open mic and new initiatives aiming to make a lasting impact on the South Side.
The stories in this series were published in collaboration with Chicago Magazine, Chicagoist, the Chicago Defender and DNAinfo Chicago.