She has waited 29 years for housing assistance. Now she is fighting for change

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Left: Jeanette Taylor, her mother and her youngest child in 2006. Right: Taylor, her five children and her granddaughter after she became an alderwoman in 2019.

A woman’s viral tweet exposed the inefficiencies in Chicago’s public housing. Jeanette Taylor, now an alderwoman for the city, is pushing for change.

(Image credit: Jeanette Taylor)

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