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Agency Profile: St. Joseph Youth Group

Hanging alongside a wall inside the St. Joseph Parish gym is a large black-framed bulletin board decorated in a collage of images, displaying, in brazen detail, past members and events of the St. Joseph Youth Group. “This kid right here is on his way to becoming a Cook County correctional officer,” said St. Joseph Youth […]

Crime Stoppers: Keeping Neighborhoods Safe

Back of the Yards has seen it all—hopeful arriving immigrants from Ireland, Poland, and Mexico, hardworking residents expanding their roots and cultures blending rapidly as years passed. As Back of the Yards became the community that welcomed everyone regardless of their country of origin, their race or ethnic background, it also became vulnerable to an […]