A Year in Humboldt Park
A new exhibit at the Boathouse shows photos of the park in all seasons
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
Learn Computer Skills at Association House
A new course offers computer repair and test taking skills to pass college level tests
Photos From The Block
View images from the recent B’Ball on the Block event at Association House. These pictures were taken by some of the youth participating in the event.
Grants for Humboldt Park Small Businesses
The City of Chicago has local grants for local firms to repair or remodel their facilities
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.
11th of August 2010
Are Police Surveillance Cameras a Good Investment?
Gaper’s Block writes about research that includes Humboldt Park
10th of August 2010
CeaseFire Employees Work to Stop Violence with Experience
Red Eye reports on the work of CeaseFire West in Humboldt Park
6th of August 2010
After Thirty Years, a Patriot Comes Home
The longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner in United States prisons, Carlos Alberto Torres, was released on parole and was welcomed by over 500 people
State Budget Hurting Anti-Violence Programs
An article in the Trib outlines how state budget troubles are impacting anti-violence initiatives