Freelance General Assignment Reporter
Amina Sergazina is a journalism student at the Columbia College Chicago. Her articles have been featured at The Columbia Chronicle, Austin Fit Magazine and the Chicago Reporter. She got into the journalism because I loved writing, but stayed because they want to amplify voices of the people who are not being heard in our society. Sergazina is passionate about local reporting and connecting with the community around her.
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Stories by Amina Sergazina
Place-based effort to build stronger communities expanding to Harvey with help from 'community quarterbacks'
The forthcoming Transforming Places Harvey Neighborhood Network will be a three-year effort to identify needs, build, and implement solutions for a thriving Harvey. Backed by funding from a major Chicago-based nonprofit, two trusted Harvey community organizations are launching a resident-led steering committee to help.
- Education & Youth
“You take it from the kids” : Brooks kids most harmed by chicken wing theft, parents say
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School worker stole $1.5 million in chicken wings, causing an uproar among parents. The incident casts more doubt on a district marred by previous federal scrutiny in a community fighting for quality food options.
Alderpersons haven't called public works, public safety, and legislative committee meetings in years, city records suggest
In 2019, aldermen ran promising responsive government. But with one week from election day, city records reveal alderman haven't convened many of the city's committees like public safety in nearly four years.
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