Evelyn Diaz

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Study: Jobs Prevent Violence In Chicago’s Most Impoverished Neighborhoods

With positive results from a summer jobs program for Chicago teens continuing to roll in, maybes it’s time for Mayor Emanuel to accompany the mountains of praise he has for Chicago’s youth programs with some more cash.


Artistic rendering of the exterior of the WINGS Metro domestic violence shelter planned for the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City To Help Build New Domestic Violence Shelter In Chicago Lawn

According to the mayor’s office, it’s the first expansion of domestic violence shelters in Chicago in a decade.


City Hall

Chicago, Cook County Sponsor Summer Jobs Program For Young Adults

The City of Chicago and Cook County have begun signing up young people people for programs designed to keep them off the streets this summer. And a top City official says that means work and play, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


One Summer Chicago summer jobs program website (Credit: onesummerchicago.org)

City, County Team Up For Kids’ Summer Jobs Program

The city of Chicago this year is teaming up with Cook County government to mount its summer jobs program.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2012

Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: Human Services Team Will Have Tough Job

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has named his team to coordinate the city’s human services, and acknowledges that they will have a very tough job.

WBBM Newsradio–04/29/2011