Many Chicagoans struggle to achieve their goals because of a painful reality that has insinuated itself into so many aspects of their everyday lives: segregation. How does living in one of America’s most segregated cities affect everyday living: housing, education, health care, and the economy? What can be done to overcome these barriers?

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