Knitting Together North Lawndale & Little Village

Mlkmarchherewego It has been noted frequently that, though the original Little Village High School initiative was predominantly a Latino effort, the schools themselves are intentionally a mix of Latino and African American students. 

This recent article from the LISC New Communities Program (Lawndales unite and say 'no' to violence) chronicles some of the challenges -- and opportunities that have been the result. "Organized after recent violence between Latino and African-American youth near Little Village Lawndale High School (LVLHS), the  march and rally focused on bringing together the two Lawndale neighborhoods."

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