WTTW CHICAGO TONIGHT
A group of young people are leading an effort to rethink how to approach mental health for young men of color. In collaboration with Lurie Children’s Hospital, young researchers with Communities United conducted a study focused on the mental health and well-being of Black and Brown young men in Chicago.
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.