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Chicago Safe Passage Program

These Veterans Help 8,000 Chicago Students Get To School Safely Each Day

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.14.2015 | Good News

A team of veterans is going above the call of duty to keep young students safe. The Safe Passage Program, founded in 2011 by nonprofit Leave No Ve...

Most Of Chicago's Safe Passage Routes Are Near Sex Offenders

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.01.2013 | Chicago

Children walking along Chicago’s safe passage routes not only have to worry about local gang violence, they also have to worry about dodging registe...

The Security Paradox: How Security Does Not Lead to Safety for our Youth

Eli Williamson | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Eli Williamson

While both pro-gun and anti-violence supporters have spent millions of dollars to either arm or disarm people, the resources that have been dedicated to equip at-risk youth with opportunities, skills, and academic support are woefully ignored year after year.

Critics Say Safe Passage Routes Not Ready As Mayor Releases Map

Posted 08.09.2013 | Chicago

With the start of the new school year two weeks away and Chicago Public School parents lamenting the lack of information about the heavily-touted "saf...

City Council Unanimously OKs Stricter Assault Weapons Ban

Posted 07.17.2013 | Chicago

In a rare special session, Chicago alderman unanimously voted on Wednesday to approve a new assault weapons ban in the city as well as harsher penalti...