Melissa Sanchez

Melissa Sanchez is a reporter at ProPublica Illinois where she’s now looking into the impact of municipal fines on the poor. She has lived in Chicago since 2014, writing primarily about education for the nonprofit magazine Catalyst Chicago and later its sister publication, The Chicago Reporter. She previously reported wrote about politics and crime for el Nuevo Herald, the Miami Herald’s Spanish-language sister paper, and covered an immigrant farmworker community at the Yakima (Washington) Herald-Republic.


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February 24, 2018
Accessing the non-FOIAable: Getting data and documents from Cook County and federal courts
Room 521
4:00 p.m.  -  5 p.m.