Youth Leadership Award Winners pictured left to right: Jakarie Gates, Evelyn Mondragon, Gay Dut, Jamya Crayton, and Brion Williams. Photo courtesy of UCAN

‘Kids Who Suffer Trauma Can Become Our Future Leaders’: West Side Teens Score Scholarships, Leadership Awards

"Kids who suffer trauma can become our future leaders,'' says one award winner.

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.

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Coronavirus On The Rise In Illinois, But Chicago’s Flat For Now, Top Doctor Says

"The main thing is all around us, cases are on the incline. ... We look good in Chicago right now, but Chicago doesn't have a wall around it."