Ending Youth Homelessness in Chicago

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The number of youth who are homeless in Illinois has doubled in recent years. As of October 2015, the Illinois State Board of Education reported 54,638 homeless students compared to 26,688 students identified six years earlier.

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Sitting Down With Superintendent Eddie Johnson

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Robin Robinson sat down with Superintendent Eddie Johnson to discuss the challenges facing Chicago police and how he plans to confront the city’s rising violence.

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The Diabetes Project

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Doctors say diabetes has reached epidemic proportions on the south side of Chicago. About 20 percent of African Americans in the city have the disease, one of the nation’s biggest killers. A simple program created by a Chicago doctor who is prescribing food as medicine is gaining national attention in reversing this dangerous trend.

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