Tag: Gun Violence

Student Voice: Chicago Youth Can Make a Difference and Stop Gun Violence

Chicago is arguably one of the best cities in America. Trade and business are booming and there are a ton of opportunities available for all groups of people. Youth have the opportunity to go to some of the best schools in the nation and can prepare for the real world through curricular and extracurricular programs. But like all great cities,…

Bughouse Square Debates July 28 Invite Youth Voices

On July 28, Chicago’s Washington Square Park, also known as Bughouse Square, will host the annual Bughouse Square Debates, billed as the city’s favorite free-speech event. This year, a youth soapbox for speakers ages 25 and under is being hosted by the GCE Lab School. Featured speakers will address topics ranging from immigration and LGBTQ acceptance to gun violence and…

Chicago Students Say #Enough to Gun Violence

On Saturday, June 2, at 10 a.m., Everytown for Gun Safety will host a Wear Orange event in Hadiya Pendleton Park, 4345 S. Calumet Avenue. While #WearOrange events will be happening all over the country this weekend, the Chicago event includes a twist: a public art project developed by local students. Students from Chicago’s public and private schools have been…

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