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StreetWise, Inc. is a social enterprise designed to help the homeless and those at risk of homelessness out of poverty. It is a workforce development agency providing under-served individuals with support & opportunities for professional growth & real employment. Look for our magazine on the streets and find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! Agency[…]

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October 5 – October 11, 2015

October 12, 2015

The Chicago Marathon is Back! Celebrate with Back On my Feet! Back On my Feet                 Also enjoy the feature stories from the rest of the issue by clicking the links below:   EatWise: Steve Allen visits Heaven on Seven SportsWise: A fantasy draft Participant Profile: Manuel Landa[…]

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Back On my Feet

October 12, 2015

Back on My Feet volunteer Kathy Higa is looking forward to the October 11th Bank of America Chicago Marathon because she says it turns the city into a 26.2-mile long party. “The spectator support is amazing,” said Higa, who has run 10 marathons, including two in San Diego. “The diversity of neighborhoods is also amazing[…]

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Heaven on Seven

October 12, 2015

As Chicagoans, we love our hot sauce. This summer, Chicago saw its first festival dedicated to the spicy condiment, the city holds a store devoted almost entirely to it at Water Tower Place, and we have our very own social enterprise that makes several locally produced, nationally distributed hot sauces (We love you, Co-op Sauce!).[…]

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A Fantasy Draft

October 12, 2015

Russell: Hello everybody, and welcome to Sportswise! I’m your host Russ Adams. Today we are going to talk about-you guessed it- pro football. We are going to build our own offensive team. We’re going to start with John. Future, present, or past? John: Um, past! I would put Joe Montana to start. He’s won four[…]

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Manuel Landa

October 12, 2015

Where did you grow up? I was born in Tilzapotla, Morelos, Mexico. I came to the United States in 1984 when I was 25 years old. I worked several different jobs various industries, including in the restaurant industry. Ultimately I settled on a job as a machine operator. However, it was at this job where[…]

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