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Peace Warriors Find Solace in Student Activism

Peace Warriors Find Solace in Student Activism

The National Education Writers Association gathered a panel of students comprised of both survivors of school shootings and activists involved in their respective communities, such as the Peace Warriors from North Lawndale High School in Chicago. Other people involved included leaders Emma Gonzales and David Hogg of the March for Our Lives movement. At the […]

ATF Agent Shot in South Side Chicago in the Back of the Yards

ATF Agent Shot in South Side Chicago in the Back of the Yards

An ATF agent was injured in the face early Friday, May 4, 2018, in the Back of the Yards of Chicago. This was the fourth law officer injured in the last year in a territory on the South Side where opposing gangs have been ramping up their firepower. Both federal and local law authorities were investigating as part of Chicago’s task force; comprised […]

Chicago Police Receive $10 Million Donation

Chicago Police Receive $10 Million Donation

Ken Griffin, Illinois’ richest man listed by Forbes, in March 2018, pledged to donate $10 million to Chicago’s efforts to combat gun violence in high-murder rate areas in the city. The money will be in used by the Strategic Decision Support Centers across the city’s most crime-ridden neighborhoods to study real-time data and provide better support for […]

Chicago Students Take a Stand Against Gun Violence

Chicago Students Take a Stand Against Gun Violence

American youth participated in the #NationalSchoolWalkout to express their intent to push Congress to meet their demands for safer schools and communities. Organizers in Chicago joined using #GoodKidsBadCity in addition to those used by the Women’s March Youth Empower movement. Gun violence in Chicago touches everyone. Within the first three months of 2018, 40 youngsters between the […]

Man Making a Difference Visits North Lawndale

Man Making a Difference Visits North Lawndale

Man Making A Difference, also known as MMAD is a non-profit organization located in Chicago’s North Lawndale Neighborhood on 15th in Holman. This organization is structured around Men serving as representation for their families and the community to show that not-so positive lives can be turned  into positive lives.  These Men,and also founders of the […]

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