Tag Archive for Women and Youth Supporting Each Other

Words to the WYSE

For students all over the city, Friday, January 28 marked the start of a rare and coveted thing: a three-day weekend. But at 11:30am, a stream of preteen girls gathered happily at the entrance to Madero Middle School in Little Village.

It takes a village

“W-Y!” Michelle High, a third-year at the University of Chicago, yelled into the cafeteria half-full of middle school girls and their UofC mentors. “S-E!” the girls shouted back in unison, voices filling the whole room. The cheer kicked off Communities…