In the first half of the 20th century, Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood was known as the Black Metropolis and was populated by waves of African Americans from the South, who arrived during the Great Migration.
Each group received design collateral that will be used to jump start efforts to attract new donors, volunteers and media attention – which in turn should bring additional resources to serve needy families.
At first, she didn’t believe them, said Mogart, 60, who had been homeless for about 20 years. “People would come around from the different churches and things, but nothing like that,” Mogart said of the repeated visits to check in and update her on progress to find her a permanent place to live. “I never knew anything like that existed. I didn’t believe it.”