How Loyola’s Medical School in Maywood Became a Sanctuary for DACA Recipients

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Dr. Mark Kuczewski, a Stritch medical professor, in his office. | Alexa Rogals/ Wednesday Journal 

A local professor has put a medical school located in Maywood on the front lines of the national controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA.

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In Maywood, Community Leaders Lament President Barack Obama’s Departure

President Barack Obama delivers his Farewell Address on Jan. 10 in Chicago. | Getty Images/Bloomberg Thursday, January 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews On Thursday afternoon, Maywood Park District Commissioner Bill Hampton was still basking in the reflected glow of President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address, delivered two days earlier on Jan. 10 before a crowd of around 18,000 people in Chicago’s McCormick Place. … Continue reading In Maywood, Community Leaders Lament President Barack Obama’s Departure

State Rep Seeks Support for White House Reparations Petition

Friday, December 30, 2016 || By Lee Edwards for Austin Weekly News || @maywoodnews State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (8th) may not represent Proviso Township, but he’s calling on citizens from all over the state to sign a petition to “urge President Obama to establish a study on the impact of slavery in America.” The petition is designed to leverage support for a house … Continue reading State Rep Seeks Support for White House Reparations Petition