Currently in Archives. Click here to return to the new CU-CitizenAccess.Org website at any time.

Greetings: Week of May 30

 This week on CU-CitizenAccess.org, a website and social network devoted to coverage and discussion of social and economic issues within Central Illinois:

 

Latitude News: As jobs go overseas, foreign jobs come here, just not enough

 Jobs, jobs, jobs.That’s been the national mantra since the Great Recession hit in 2008, and it does not seem to be going anywhere. CU-CitizenAccess.org contributed to this Latitude News report. 

 

Out and About: May and June event calendar by Carletta Donaldson

Check out this events calendar for all the cool happenings in your neighborhood.

 

Once a Ghetto, May 1969

Illinois Public Media is now posting archived videos. Check out this interesting one on blighted housing from May 1969.

  

Revisit: The Housing Gap in Champaign, Vermilion Counties

Take another look at our work on the affordable housing gap in Central Illinois.

  

ProPublic:Where are the foreclosure deal millions going in your state?

Illinois is slated to get $105 million as part of a $2.5 billion settlement deal between the five largest banks and 49 states and the District of Columbia. See how it compares via this interactive map from ProPublica.

  

Follow us on Twitter

To get the latest about what's new at CU-CitizenAccess.org, you can follow us on Twitter under the name @cucitizenaccess. 

You can also follow CU-CitzenAccess reporters Pam Dempsey, @pamelagdempsey,  Acton Gorton, @tin_acton, and one of the project leaders Brant Houston, @branthouston.

To share information about social and economic issues in Champaign County with us, include the hash tag #cucitizen in your tweets.

For more about connecting with us through Twitter on your computer or cell phone, visit CU-CitizenAccess.org/mobile.

 

'Like' us on Facebook

You can get news and information from CU-CitizenAccess.org straight to your Facebook news feed by liking our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/cucitizenaccess

 

 

 

 

¨ Copyright 2011 CU-CitizenAccess.