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  • June 12, 2019 Events

    2019 Graduations

    Congratulations! ClAss of 2019 Congratulations on earning of your high school diploma! It has been a long haul for you, but we at the ASN are sure you will agree that it is all worth it in the end. You face a new chapter in your life now, and we want you to know that our thoughts and best wishes go with you. May you enjoy continued success in the years that lie ahead. School Graduation Calendar...
  • May 30, 2019 ASN News

    The Plunder of Black Wealth in Chicago

    You are invited, along with select other Chicago civic and thought leaders, to a symposium on the modern roots of the devastating racial wealth gap of our time. Scholars have directed growing attention to the wealth gap as a crucial reason for the perpetuation of racial inequity in America. Chicago is among the foremost examples of this gap.
  • May 09, 2019

    May 3rd, 2019 Demonstration & Rally

    Major call for help and safety for our youth. In the past week, 3 students in 3 community based high schools have been shot and killed. They had been out of school and were doing exactly what they should by…
  • Jan 23, 2019

    Laugh, Drink, Give! - Lagunita's Fundraiser

    Join the Alternative Schools Network on March 26th for a MLB pre-season fund raising event where every beer you drink will help create futures for Chicago communities. Enjoy food, fun, music, raes and of course…
  • May 11, 2018

    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.
  • Mar 26, 2018

    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…
  • Aug 09, 2017

    Comedy Show - A Laugh Out Loud Fundraiser

    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

    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

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