I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Michelle Hoy-Watkins, the creator of Save our School Children (S.O.S), a program developed to help reduce youth violence on the South and West sides of Chicago. S.O.S. is a program of the Forensic Center at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
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Check out The Forensic Center’s site for more details on their other youth programs and to learn how you can get involved.
Shorty: Your Chicago South Side Resource is partnering with We Are Not Alone -No Estamos Solos “to tell stories about the everyday heroes, the well-known community groups and all organizations, whether large or small, who are doing their best to deal with the violence and the problems that nurture it.” Visit Chicago is the World to learn more about the program and how you can contribute.