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Justice and Juvenile Justice, Part 1

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So how do you explain how the criminal justice system deals with youth? You need sources and here they are. These are folks who took part in our recent workshop on how the criminal justice system deals with youth violence. If you have any questions, talk to me……Steve…..office 312 369-6400 steve@chicagoistheworld.org   Strengthening Chicago’s Youth […]

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October 29 – Anti-Violence Media Forum in Chicago

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Journalists, community voices and students will gather at this FREE EVENT. Join moderator Natalie Moore, WBEZ Reporter, in a conversation about covering violence in Chicago with Brenda Butler of Columbia Links; Juliana Stratton of Cook County’s Justice Advisory Council; Chris Rudd of the Mikva Challenge; and Gaynor Hall Paterson, WGN/CLTV Reporter.

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Written by on October 11, 2013

Racial Justice Roundtable

United African Organization’s Racial Justice Roundtable: Allies in Asian American, Arab/Muslim and Latino communities meet to discuss a key issue in their communities: racism.

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Weekly Worldly Events

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These are top cultural events Chicago has to offer this weekend!

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Written by on June 28, 2013

The Images That Punish Us

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By La Risa Lynch Derrion Albert’s death made international headlines in 2009 when the Fenger High School student was beaten by a gang of teens in Roseland. But a story that got little headlines was the collateral damage the media coverage had on the community. Communities like Roseland, Englewood and Austin are often penned in […]

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Written by on June 21, 2013

Solutions Now

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We can report on who gets killed and where. But how do we report on what stops the violence?

These were the questions posed at a reporters workshop, June 11th, held at at 618 South Michigan, Stage Two, Columbia College; hosted by Community Media Workshop and Strengthening Chicago’s Youth (SCY); and moderated by Natalie Moore, WBEZ’s South Side Bureau chief.

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