Perspectives Charter Schools: Peace March 2016

Perspectives Charter Schools: Peace March 2016

Header Image Peace March

Too many times Chicago is advertised for its violence and fear is forced upon the nation in regards to the city. And while that fear should be acknowledged, so should the counter measures occurring around the city.

On Friday, June 3rd Perspectives Charter Schools held a Peace March from 24th and State to 36th and Wabash. Over 2,000 Perspectives Charter School students showed up, in addition to staff, organizers, media outlets and community members.

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A Community Café Providing More Than Coffee

A Community Café Providing More Than Coffee

I think there is some consensus that we can all share. The world is not fair. We could spend hours arguing the reasons for this unfair playing field or why it seems some people get a leg up in life. These are good questions to be thinking about. But they do not always lead us to answers, a solution, or even a small action of change.

Walking into Curt’s Café is like walking into many other coffee shops. I ordered my coffee, got a scone, and pretended to work. It was a very typical experience, though there was something much greater happening around me.

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