Chicago Police Officers Coach Youth Baseball Leagues to Build Trust between Community Members and Police
Get IN Chicago’s 2017 Police/Chicago Youth Baseball League kicking off for the summer. The program will serve 300 kids ages 9-12 in Austin, Englewood, and North Lawndale. The leagues, which are offered at no [...]
The 64 Million Dollar Question: Can Get IN Chicago’s Fight to Assist At-Risk Youth Lead to Less Violence? Toni Irving Answers.
2 years ago, Toni Irving sat down with Shelly Stern Grach, Director of Civic Engagement at Microsoft, and host of Civic Chat: Networking our Neighborhoods for an interview. Civic Chat is a video [...]
Born in Philadelphia, Toni Irving has been an Illinois resident since 2000, which makes her an official Chicagoan by sheer will alone. The fact is, having Toni Irving in Illinois has proved to be [...]
ENGLEWOOD — Since joining a baseball league in Englewood in which the coaches are Chicago Police officers, 7-year-old Shawn Garrett now wants to be a policeman himself. “I like police officers,” he said. Returning to [...]
The Impossible Question of Public School Uniforms One-fifth of American students wear them. But do they level the playing field or just further marginalize poor kids? “Imagine if I had to go three blocks [...]