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Jobs Flee Inner City, Leaving Young People Stranded and Unemployed

New Report Details a Crisis of Disconnected Youth in Chicago CHICAGO — A new report, Abandoned in their Neighborhoods: Youth Joblessness Amidst the Flight of Industry and Opportunity, commissioned by the Alternative Schools Network (ASN) and developed by the University of Illinois at

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County Commissioner Gainer Hearing Zeros in on Disconnected Youth Crisis

COUNTY COMMISSIONER GAINER HEARING ZEROS IN ON DISCONNECTED YOUTH CRISIS New Report Shows Cook County Worst in Nation for Black 20-24 Year Olds Out of School & Out of Work CHICAGO – The numbers in a new University of Illinois

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New Teen Employment Report to be Released at Youth Hearing

NEW TEEN EMPLOYMENT REPORT TO BE RELEASED AT YOUTH HEARING 91% Of Chicago Black Male Teenagers Jobless In 2012-13 WHAT:       A new report providing a comparative analysis of youth unemployment between Chicago, Illinois and the United States will be released

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CHICAGO DEFENDER COLUMN: REVERSE CYCLE OF TEEN UNEMPLOYMENT

Following the release of  a new report on teen unemployment prepared by Alternative Schools Network, the Chicago Defender published the following column by Chicago Urban League President and CEO, Andrea L. Zopp: MEDIA COVERAGE Chicago Defender | Wednesday, March 5, 2014: Chicago

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Filmmakers Kickstart Youth Campaigns on Violence, Food Justice & Human Trafficking

America’s New Superheroes: Teens Release New Era of Action Films At Youth Film Festival, “A Reel Look At Their Neighborhoods” [Download the Chicago Youth Community Film Festival Press Release PDF] CHICAGO – From human trafficking of minors, widespread youth violence,

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Toni Preckwinkle with State & Local Leaders Attend Hearing on Youth Joblessness at Chicago Urban League

Hearing Highlights Impact of Persistent Drop in Youth Employment Rates & Lack of Summer Jobs Program Resulting In Increased Violence In Chicago Area Communities (Download the Press Release in PDF format) Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle  joined state and local legislative,

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