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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 …

Jobs Flee Inner City, Leaving Young People Stranded and Unemployed Read More »

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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 …

County Commissioner Gainer Hearing Zeros in on Disconnected Youth Crisis Read More »

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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 …

New Teen Employment Report to be Released at Youth Hearing Read More »

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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, …

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

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