(PRESS RELEASE) The Gary Comer Youth Center still has space available in it’s Summer Camp Program for South Side youth June 25th through August 3rd. The program provides rising 3rd to 8th grade students with enrichment programs and activities Monday- Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm. Please help us share with local families, here are the … Continue reading Register Your Child for South Side Summer Camp
We all love a good old-fashioned biscuit with some jam and jelly spread; but do we really know what ingredients are in those products? Owner and Operator of V’s Delight, Vanessa Stevenson, has an alternative for Chicago residents and is serving up delicious products with just three ingredients. “I make all kinds of jams and … Continue reading Grandmother’s Recipe Makes a Comeback
Like many of us, author Ashley Korin was led by doubt, self-esteem and confidence issues as a teen and young adult. “Many of our life experiences align with the saying, ‘sometimes we are unable to see the forest for the trees,’” said Korin. “I spent many years in my own way until I decided to change … Continue reading South Side Native Builds Confidence in Teens
Native Son (1940) is a novel written by the African American author Richard Wright. This is the story of a 20-year-old, Bigger Thomas, who is an African American man living in poverty during the 1930s on Chicago's South Side.