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A Solution in Chicago: The Learn and Earn Program

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Chicago
Earl Martin Phalen

In light of the violence, it's imperative that we continue to discuss positive solutions that will engage and keep our children safe. The Learn and Earn Program, a summer youth development program that engages hundreds of Chicago teens, is a model that is working.

600 Summer Learning Scholarships for Chicago Students

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago
Earl Martin Phalen

With budget cuts creating a decrease in educational opportunities and an increase in summer violence and hopelessness among youth, it's imperative to keep our children engaged over the summer.