Tanveer Ali

Tanveer Ali is a Chicago-based freelance journalist who has reported for the Chicago News Cooperative, WBEZ, and GOOD Magazine, among several others. A former staff writer at the Detroit News, Tanveer received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and a master's in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism.

Housing the Invisible: Finding Homes for LGBT Seniors

They often feel particularly isolated and alone. But a small group of developers is trying to change that.

The Strike Is Over, But Chicago Public Schools Face an Even Uglier Fight

Officials may close as many as 100 public schools in Chicago this year. But the politics of right-sizing are never easy.

Radio, Not the Internet, Might Be The Future of Local News

For the first time, neighborhoods will be able to bid on local radio wavelengths. Here's what that means for cities.

What the End of the Chicago Teachers Strike Means for the Rest of the Country

A broader debate about the rights of public sector employees is just beginning.

Chicago Teachers Strike Puts Charter Schools in the Spotlight

With traditional public schools out of session, will parents make the switch?