RECENT PRESS COVERAGE
SWC's founder, Jaime Groth Searle, speaks with ABC's Localish about our Community Boxes. These repurposed newspaper stands serve as 24/7 food pantries on the southwest side.
SWC's Vice President, Adriana Vargas, and Executive Director, Jaime Groth Searle, penned an op-ed for the Sun-Times, regarding the Welcoming City Ordinance, as well as mounting tensions between some residents and asylum seekers.
SWC's Adriana Vargas and Diane Ruiz talk to ABC-7 about our aid efforts for asylum seekers awaiting shelter at police stations, and the work we've done to provide stop-gap assistance to residents in need.
SWC's President, Mayra Avila, speaks with WTTW about recent violence in Brighton Park.
"Community group creates 'safe space' for moms"
"'Safe space' for mothers' clothes swap is growing"