Urban Issues

  • Block party celebrates start of school, calls for end to violence

    Just more than a week after Springfield marked its eighth homicide of the year, hundreds of residents flocked to Jaycee Park for a street festival celebrating the upcoming start of the school year and calling for an end to the... Read more...
  • ‘Health & Housing’ center proposed to better respond to homelessness

    To more effectively prevent homelessness and intervene in the lives of people living on Springfield’s streets, a local social-service agency is proposing a $3 million Center for Health & Housing where mental-health, health-care and emergency shelter services would be offered... Read more...
  • Movie Night

    REAP has joined forces with SHARE United and the Springfield Park District to present movie night at sundown featuring Black Panther at Kiwanis Park on August 3rd. Come early for pre-movie popcorn, games, and more. Read more...
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