The Indian Termination Policy from the 1940s to 1960s encouraged Native Americans migration to cities like Chicago, where they often settled in the Uptown neighborhood. In the 1970s, a movement for self determination inspired public school programs meant to reintroduce native children to their heritage.
The building for the old Minnesota Club is now occupied by a restaurant dedicated to Herb Brooks. The St. Paul Athletic Club building now hosts wedding receptions and special events, and guests can stay in its boutique hotel.
As part of an effort to integrate Milwaukee schools, in 1976 Rufus King High
School became a magnet school focused on college prep and welcomed students
from far away suburbs, including Gordon Gano of the Violent Femmes.
The National Autonomous University of Mexico became a UNESCO world heritage site
in 2007. A lesser known attraction, also located in Mexico City’s Coyoacán
borough, is the home of film director El Indio Fernández.
In the 1990s, the Daley administration ended a program that had successfully reduced gang violence in neighborhoods such as Pilsen and Little Village. Today, organizations like Enlace Chicago continue to struggle for the resources needed to address the problems produced by political neglect.