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FREE Paper Shredding Event in West Pullman – April 18, 2014

Do you have old paycheck stubs or bills from eons ago that you have not thrown away? Now is your chance to get rid of them and more at the free Paper Shredding Event sponsored by the Far South Side Development Corporation.

Just bring your old documents to the Old Jewel/Osco parking lot at 11500 S. Halsted from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014.

Contact Dorian Johnson, Program Manager, at (773) 800-5510.

Far South Side Community Development Corporation - Paper Shredding Flyer - April 18 2014

Criminal Justice & Youth Violence Forum – April 17th

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Violence & Criminal Justice: What More Needs to Be Done?

The Workshop hosts a forum on criminal justice and youth violence on April 17, 2014.

We’ll be talking about how the courts, detention, prison, and probation systems impact individuals and communities snared by violence.

A panel discussion by legal, mental health, and prison experts will be followed by interviews with a dozen community groups and organizations.

Speakers include:

• Elizabeth Clarke, Juvenile Justice Initiative

• Julie Biehl, Children and Family Justice Center, Northwestern Law School

•  Elena Quintana, Adler School of Professional Psychology

• Charles Perry, Westside Health Authority

• Tony Lowery, Safer Foundation

•  Father David Kelly, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

This a joint effort of the Community Media Workshop and Strengthening Chicago’s Youth, an effort of Lurie Children’s Hospital.

When: 10 am to noon – Thursday, April 17, 2014
Where: Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., 8th Floor

A joint-program for journalists and neighborhood groups of the Community Media Workshop and Strengthening Chicago’s Youth, an effort of Lurie Children’s Hospital.

For more information: Steve Franklin, Community Media Workshop,

Office 312 369 6400 – cell 773 595 8667

“Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” Male Summit – April 17th

State Representative Elgie Sims, State Senator Donnie Trotter and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore are hosting “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” Male Summit on Thursday, April 17th. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tuley Park, 501 E. 90th.

Am I My Brother's Keeper Male Summit - April 17th

Missing Person Alert: Shian Craddieth – Missing Since April 7th

Seventeen-year-old Shian Craddieth has been missing from Hammond, Indiana since Monday, April 7th. If you see her or anybody who looks like her in any state, call officer Frank at (219) 852-2970 Thanks for your support!!

Shian Craddieth - Missing Person Alert

The IndoRican Multicultural Dance Project NY – June 7th

The IndoRican Multicultural Dance Project celebrates The Human Mosaic at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 7th at The Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd St. in New York.

Tickets prices start at $21.00. Go to to order your tickets and for more information.