Friends of the Children-Chicago cuts through the endless debate over whether to address poverty or education first by simply mentoring kids and families for the long haul.
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Alex King: It’s Time to End Violence and Create Beloved Communities
As a young man in Chicago, I can tell you that sometimes, being listened to is all you need. It can open the door to a whole new way of being. In elementary school I got bullied a lot. When I came into high school I didn’t want to go through that again, so I made myself a loner. The…