State of Emergency: Youth Leaders on the Front Line

State of Emergency: Youth Leaders on the Front Line

CHICAGO—The South Shore community has what should be an enviable position in the city: It is within walking distance of the city’s famous Lakefront, with beaches, great views, a park, a beach house, bikers, walkers, runners and, in the summer, a drum circle.  Click...
Digital Music and Media Lab Opens in the South Shore Community

Digital Music and Media Lab Opens in the South Shore Community

The Chicago Community Trust provides funding as a means to expand the Youth-Driven Hip Hop Hello Musical Greeting Social Entrepreneur Business Endeavor  Chicago, IL Wednesday, April 9, 2014 – On Monday, April 14, 2014, ABJ Community Services, Inc. (ABJ –...
Chicago youth dispel stereotypes

Chicago youth dispel stereotypes

CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) – Tired of media’s constant reporting and focus on drive-by shootings, gang-banging and negative activities of Black youth, Chicago area teens and young adults held a press conference and program where they outlined their positive works...