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  • May 11, 2018 Events

    May 14th, 2018 Press Conference

    Join the ASN, Congressman Bobby Rush, Congressman Danny Davis, Democratic Congressional Candidate Chuy Garcia, and key community and business leaders for this important press conference.
  • March 26, 2018 Events

    Leadership Conference: Who's the Hero in Your Story

    March 16-17 Leadership Conference - Who is the Hero in Your Story: A View Through Asset Framing This is an opportunity for you to strengthen and build relationships with school leaders as well as have discussion outside of the school setting. Some of the topics being discussed: Overcoming obstacles, self-care and professional development, youth voice, asset framing, using resources and more...
  • Aug 09, 2017

    Comedy Show - A Laugh Out Loud Fundraiser

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    Come join the Alternative School Network for an evening of laughter at our 2nd Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser. We have a night full of Chicago's best comedians, cash bar, and a silent auction. Comedians include Leon…
  • Jul 19, 2017

    The Cost Of Jobs by Chip Mitchell for WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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    Officials say jobs are key to reducing violence, but they're not facing the scale. So, WBEZ took a crack at the calculations.
  • Filmmakers Angelo Ross, Sierra Blackman, and Briona Barker-Davis won the CHICAGO Award by the Chicago International Film Festival’s CineYouth Festival for their short film, “Welcome to the Peace House.” Angelo credits his passion for film and his mentors with helping him achieve his dreams. Photo courtesy of Community TV Network
    Jun 28, 2017

    From taking the wrong path in high school, to making films that uplift a community

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    Meet Angelo Ross, one of five teens spotlighted by Allstate at the Aspen Ideas Festival
  • Jun 12, 2017

    The High Costs for Out of School and Jobless Youth in Chicago and Cook County

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    June 12th Press Conference - Illinois and the U.S. are losing an estimated $9.5 billion in future tax revenue, as tens of thousands of out-of-school youth who lack a high school diploma can’t find work. Today a…
  • May 26, 2017

    Youth Jobs: A Smart Investment

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    CITY COUNCIL AND COUNTY BOARD COME TOGETHER TO ADDRESS CRISIS OF YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT“Nothing Builds a Future Like a Job” Alderman Patrick O’Connor (40th Ward) and Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer (10th…
  • Mar 21, 2017

    ASN Takes on Youth Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

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    The ASN Youth Resilience Project is dedicated to the cause of bringing knowledge, awareness, and support to schools around issues associated with youth trauma.
  • Jan 26, 2017

    More Jobs Less Violence: Youth Employment Hearing 2017

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    “More Jobs, Less Violence: Connecting Youth to a Brighter Future,” is the title of the 2017 Youth Employment Hearing sponsored by Alternative Schools Network and held at the Chicago Urban League on January 30,…