Project Hope

Thanks to Kirbi Range and Deanna Hallagan from Project Hope, we get to spread some awareness on what it means to be a pregnant teen and how Project Hope has been working to empower these mothers for over 30 years. Before starting Project Hope, after the 60's riots,...

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Let’s Get Involved in Local Publications

On a ‘political gossip’ story, three articles were published by three different sources. “Egypt delays UN motion on Israel as Trump intervenes." - Headline from the BBC article “Israelis called Trump to weigh in ahead of the UN Security Council vote.” - Headline from...

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Giving Thanks Chicago Style

What does Thanksgiving mean for you? Last night, I received a pleasant reminder on what Turkey day and everyday should mean. I was walking home after some holiday grocery shopping. When I was a couple of blocks away from home, I received a call from my front door...

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BUILD Chicago: BUILDing A Better Tomorrow

“BUILD’s mission is to engage at-risk youth in the schools and on the streets, so they can realize their educational and career potential and contribute to the stability, safety and well being of our communities.”-- BUILD Chicago’s Website BUILD (Broader Urban...

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Taking time to reflect before rising again

One of the most important ways to improve and enjoy life is having the ability to reflect and adjust. Here at Chicago Rises, we are doing just that. You haven't heard from us in a little bit, but we assure you we are not going anywhere! We've been listening to...

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A Community Writing and Tutoring Center

Located on N. Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park is a store called ‘Secret Agent Supply Co.’ The store carries a unique inventory. Most all the items in the store are meant to spark a person’s curiosity and creativity. The store location is shared with 826CHI, a...

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