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Gyrls in the H.O.O.D.

Gyrls in the H.O.O.D.
Gyrls in the H.O.O.D.

At The H.O.O.D. House, Young Women Without Shelter Find A Safe Home: ‘This Is True Sisterhood’

While working with young, at-risk women on the South Side, Chez Smith realized many had nowhere to sleep — making it difficult to focus on anything else. She did something about it.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Backpack Giveaways, Prayer Circles And More At Englewood Event Saturday

Personal hygiene will be available for teen girls as well.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Young Victims Of Gun Violence To Be Mourned At ‘Gone, Too Soon’ Tribute Saturday

Community members are invited to share poetry, songs and other creative expressions to remember the lives of Chicago children lost to gun violence.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Black Women Killed By Police Are Too Often Forgotten, Organizers Of Friday Vigil Say: ‘We Have To Demand Respect’

The Gone, But Not Forgotten event aims to unite Black women and encourage them to raise their voices. "I want us to learn how to protect each other," organizers said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Like Pizza And Love Empowering Young Women? Check Out This Fundraiser

Customers will be able to donate 20 percent of their bill towards the Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. Foundation, which promotes reproductive education for teens and young women.

Bronzeville, Near South Side