Kershaw Elementary School students worked hard on their electric projects at ENpowered Games at the Museum of Science & Industry. [Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago]

As Diversity Lags In STEM Fields, Chicago Engineer Works To Empower City’s Black, Hispanic Youth

By teaching kids as young as 10 how to build circuits, Project SYNCERE hopes to inspire them to pursue STEM careers.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Rash of Wheel, Tire and Catalytic Converter Thefts on North Side Prompts Police Alert

Police recommend parking in well-lit areas and installing a car alarm set to go off at the slightest amount of motion.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Vic Mensa’s ‘Anti-Bait Truck’ Will Hand Out Thousands Of Gym Shoes To Kids At Site Of Controversial Police Sting

The project comes after police used a "bait truck" full of shoes to arrest people in Englewood.