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Chicago Hope Academy Graduates Entrepenuers and Humanitarians

Chicago Hope Academy Graduates Entrepenuers and Humanitarians

Chicago Hope Academy is a program started by John Vaile, president of Vaile Financial Group, in the North Lawndale neighborhood, with the intent of inspiring teens to remain in their community and open businesses. Some schools are changing lives and taking their neighborhood back using a combination of education, athletics, and faith. One could proclaim […]

The News School Looks to Teach Journalism Skills in North Lawndale

The News School Looks to Teach Journalism Skills in North Lawndale

In Chicago’s North Lawndale community, St. Agatha’s Church has stood the test of time. For the last 125 years, it has been a beacon of the neighborhood, acting as its strength and even its spiritual foundation. Over the years, St. Agatha’s has grown and evolved in such a way that it is not just a […]

Saint Agatha’s Programs Start From Ground Up for Those Without Ground

Saint Agatha’s Programs Start From Ground Up for Those Without Ground

For almost two years David Wolfe has worked with six other members of the Saint Agatha Catholic Church program board. They are each in charge of individual programs and have different responsibilities as part of Saint Agatha’s. Wolfe serves as the administrator of the technology program. His focus is on consulting others about funding for students who need internet […]

Creative Scott Is a Great Influence in North Lawndale

Creative Scott Is a Great Influence in North Lawndale

Creative Scott was born and raised in the North Lawndale area of Chicago, where he grew up on 16th and Avers. Scott has been a business owner for 23 years in this community. He is on the Board of Directors for the North Lawndale community newspapers, the first USCCA Afro American training counselor, certified concealed carry […]

Derek Brown Giving Back to the North Lawndale Community

Derek Brown Giving Back to the North Lawndale Community

Derek Brown was born and raised in the North Lawndale community. He runs a boxing program called Boxing Out Negativity. Brown wants to give back to the community because while growing up, he did not have any of the programs or opportunities the young people in his community have today. Boxing Out Negativity is a […]

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