WTTW CHICAGO TONIGHT
Communities United youth organizer Emily Jade Aguilar works with a group of girls and young women. She said simply having people and place to meet can go a long way toward making young people feel connected to each other and reducing violence.
BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO
The six-story building, named Maria Elena Sifuentes, will include 50 apartments aimed at helping neighbors who might have been priced out of the neighborhood otherwise due to gentrification.
The research — presented Monday at Lurie Children’s in the hopes of securing $20 million to foster youth-led strategies on community healing and bettering mental health in Chicago.