Tag: Chicago Urban League

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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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 …

CHICAGO DEFENDER COLUMN: REVERSE CYCLE OF TEEN UNEMPLOYMENT Read More »

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International Buddhist Leader, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, with Youth & Community Leaders Combat Youth Violence Through a Vision of Peace [Download the press release in PDF format] In the wake of the tragedy in Boston and continued escalation of violence across …

Imagining Peace Conference & Youth Congress On Peace Offer Solutions To Youth Violence With A Peace Platform For Mayor Emanuel & Board President Preckwinkle Read More »

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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, …

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

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