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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Juvenile Justice

October 19th, 2007

Johnny is caught by a high school teacher returning a playground punch in a fight William started. But it’s the second fight this month for Johnny and the school’s principal calls the police. Johnny ends up as another case in Chicago’s infamous juvenile justice system, which some experts see as just another incubator for crime. Read the rest of this entry »

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