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Noelle E. C. Evans | WXXI News

With spring in bloom at Highland Park, volunteers are beautifying one garden bed that serves as a living memorial to hundreds of people whose remains were discovered in an unmarked mass grave.

Among them is Gillian Conde, vice president of DePaul, a nonprofit organization that provides support services and housing for people with special needs, including mental illness.

She plants a tiny periwinkle vinca vine next to a wooden bench. 

“It does a couple of things," Conde says. "It holds back the erosion, and it also just makes a beautiful ground cover.” 

Data breach at DePaul

Apr 1, 2019

DePaul announced Monday that the organization experienced a data breach on Feb. 1.

The breach was described as a phishing scam targeted to a single employee's email account. DePaul says that it’s reviewed more 41,000 emails and believe that a vast majority of the emails don't contain medical or psychiatric information. A small percentage did contain information like first and last names, dates of birth, or Social Security numbers.