One more funeral too many

Carlos Javier Ortiz is a photographer who takes us to the streets, to the playgrounds and the funeral homes where violence touches our lives here in Chicago. Here is a funeral, captured by Carlos, who has been documenting this tragedy for his project, Too Young To Die, for some time. He sees the destruction with […]

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No Money But the Program Keeps Serving the Kids

here’s a story from the North Lawndale Community News that was written by a contributor to the We Are Not Alone/No Estamos Solos campaign   By La Risa Lynch Last year, Pastor Phil Jackson, of The House Development Corporations received a $15,000 grant to start a video editing and film production program to keep North […]

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Save Our Children, Save Our Communities

Dr. Michelle Hoy-Watkins knows her South Side community. She knows the needs, the hopes and the potential. She know too about the violence that interferes. Here’s an interview that tells us about a program that sprang from someone who cares and wants to save her community.   http://www.goshorty.net/listen-and-learn-about-save-our-school-children-s-o-s  

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