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Chicago Safe Passage Program

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...

City Hiring 600 To Ensure Safe Passage For CPS Students To New Schools

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The city of Chicago, which plans to close dozens of schools this summer to save money, has received 11,000 requests for help getting childr...