19th of August 2010
17th of August 2010
‘Green’ Rosa Parks Apartments featured in ChicagoArchitect Magazine
A new era in affordable housing includes the Rosa Parks Homes
16th of August 2010
Westside Writing Project: Interview with Ondelee Perteet
Last year Ondelee Perteet’s entire world was turned on it’s head. When trying to end a conflict at a party, his whole life was altered within a blink of the eye.
15th of August 2010
Interview with Coach Morgan
Westside Writing Project participant and former Ryerson student, Anthony Nix, interviews girls basketball coach Mr. Morgan to discuss his team’s successful season as well as the importance of athletics to girls in the West Humboldt Park community.
Anthony has been a part of WWP for three years since he was in 6th grade. He has written articles relating to domestic violence as well as other social ills such as the effects that neighborhood violence and drug activity have on the youth. He has also learned the basis of operating a videocamera as well as how to produce his own video podcasts.
13th of August 2010
12th of August 2010
B-Ball on the Block
B-Ball on the Block is a community initiative where youth come and enjoy games of basketball on beautiful summer days. For three years, on six Friday afternoons, different blocks in both East and West Humboldt Park transform into safe places where young people come and enjoy themselves in a positive environment.