In Their Own Words

May 16th, 2008

Day after day, news headlines and broadcasts report on the growing number of young people being gunned down in their communities. While there is a tremendous response from parents and community leaders, we seldom hear from the ones closest to the violence – Chicago’s youth.
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Art Therapy at C4

December 11th, 2007

Many adults and community members forget or are simply unaware of the societal and familial problems teenagers confront as they mature. With poverty, mental illness or emotional trauma added to the mix, for some teens, growing up becomes an even bigger challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Women in Prison and Media Arts

September 26th, 2007

The number of women in prison is on the rise and yet they are often left out of discussions on issues directly affecting them.In this episode of Community Media & You, Thom Clark discusses these issues and how Media Arts is being used to include incarcerated and formally incarcerated women in debates that will shape their lives. The show’s guests include, associate director of Beyondmedia, Joanne Archibald and project manager for, Dannette Hoarde.

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