Posts tagged "chicago youth violence"
Dr. Leon Finney's Organization WCDC Offers Summer Youth Jobs Program To Counter Violence, Hiring over 100 youth
Dr. Leon Finney’s Woodlawn Community Development Corporation Launches Summer Youth Jobs Program to Counter Violence in Chicago CHICAGO – (July 11, 2013) — Hoping to address the jobs gap and widespread violence, The Woodlawn Community Development Corporation (WCDC) has launched a summer 2013 jobs campaign targeting youth in the Chicagoland area. The campaign is... Read more »
As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces new summer police deployment in an effort to stop and increase in Chicago summer crime on the south and westsides, I would hope that The Mayor will recognize that NO AMOUNT of police deployment in Chicago can address the desperate economic conditions at the root of street tensions that... Read more »
Mayor Emanuel Can Jump Start Local Jobs AND Reduce Crime By Investing In Community Gardens and Green Jobs!!
Mayor Emanuel talked his desire to reduce crime and increase local jobs, well the example he set this weekend by attending a groundbreaking for a community garden in Woodlawn is an example that he can set in every low income and high community of Chicago as early as this summer! And it would help him... Read more »