Will Jones, ABC 7 Chicago

Will Jones

ABC 7 Chicago

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Will:

El Paseo Community Garden deepening its roots in changing Pilsen neighborhood

El Paseo Community Garden was founded in Pilsen in 2009 and has grown into a community hub. → Read More

Weekend festival in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood celebrates Black Wall Street

The festival will showcase that history and also highlight a time when Black neighborhoods in Chicago were more self-sustaining. → Read More

A new study plans to look at the impact of climate change on Chicago

Low-income communities of color are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. → Read More

'They are suffering': Chicago area relief efforts help Pakistan flooding victims

Dr. Abdul Ghauri is helping lead the relief efforts in the Chicago area for the tens of millions of people affected by the flooding in Pakistan. → Read More

South Asian performing arts organization preserving the culture of Little India along Devon Ave

For Pranita Nayar there are few places as special in Chicago as the 1-mile stretch of Devon Avenue known as Little India on the city's North Side. → Read More

Biden student loan forgiveness plan is not enough, some borrowers say

Students with debt that totals $50,000 or $100,000 say President Biden's loan forgiveness plan isn't enough. → Read More

LIVE | Bud Billiken Parade returns to South Side with emphasis on safety

After a smaller version last year due to the pandemic, this year's festivities will feature dozens of marching bands, dance groups and drill teams. → Read More

Chicago's Bud Billiken Parade returns to South Side with emphasis on safety

After a smaller version last year due to the pandemic, this year's festivities will feature dozens of marching bands, dance groups and drill teams. → Read More

White Wheaton pastor, who spoke out about social justice issues, leaving church to spread message

As a white pastor in a predominately white suburb, Moses felt a responsibility to speak up about injustices. → Read More

Chicago tennis players sad to see Serena Williams go

"I have been watching Serena since forever playing tennis," said tennis player Ashley Matz. → Read More

Chicago nonprofit I Am A Gentleman offers free back to school haircuts

For many young men, the first day of school is all about showing off your style. → Read More

Leukemia survivor biking across US to encourage diversity in bone marrow, stem cell donation

People of color are far less likely to find a match because of the lack of diversity among donors. → Read More

New wellness center coming to South Side aims to tackle the Black maternal health crisis

A new study found pregnant women of color in the U.S. were twice as likely as white participants to report being physically violated, have a healthcare provider ignore or refuse a request for help, and be shouted at by healthcare providers. → Read More

Chicagoland DPOCC empowers people of color with disabilities

The Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition was founded in 2018 to build community among people of color who have disabilities as well as to raise awareness about their unique challenges. → Read More

ESPYs 2022: Evanston Township High School student-athlete receives honorary award

Rising Evanston Township High School sophomore Olivia Ohlson plays three sports: basketball, softball and golf. → Read More

DePaul University program aims to develop more first-generation lawyers of color

The journey to becoming an attorney can be challenging for anyone, but especially for first-generation law students of color. → Read More

Gospel music museum project at Bronzeville church moving forward

The Pilgrim Baptist Church gospel music museum project in Bronzeville is moving forward. → Read More

Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville says someone hides their books featuring people of color

Employees at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville have been keeping a closer eye on their store shelves since a few weeks ago, when they noticed something was not right. → Read More

Niles North, West high schools in Skokie add kosher options to menu

Normally, high school students don't find their school lunches remarkable enough for a photo. → Read More

Chicago business owner to hire homeless at South Loop smoothie shop

That purpose came to her during the polar vortex in 2019 as she worried about how those who live on the street would survive. → Read More