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R-Wurd and special reports

A white paper by the fall teen investigative team.

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Teens' letters and essays to city leaders about violence.

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R-WURD: Chicago's new teen magazine; Written for us, by us.

[2013 R-WURD: READ IT HERE]

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Columbia Links is a journalism skills and leadership program for Chicago teens and teachers, housed at Columbia College Chicago. Through workshops, mentoring, and the creation of youth-produced publications, Links works to build expertise, relationships, skills and opportunities that connect students, teachers and volunteers through journalism, in the process revitalizing youth media in Chicago. Read more

Featured on Rogerebert.com

Columbia Links teamed with Ebert Digital and the Chicago Urban League to give young film critics a voice. Read the Columbia Links student reviews that qualified to be posted on Rogerebert.com, the preeminent movie review site.

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Lost Boys Black & Brown Town Hall Meeting

Why is the incarceration rate so high for young African-American and Latino men? Teens in Columbia Links, a journalism and news literacy program for Chicago high school students, investigated this “cradle-to-prison pipeline” question and discussed their findings in a town hall meeting titled "Lost Boys Black and Brown: The Plight and the Promise" on Nov. 12, 2013.

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TREATING THE VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC: THE REMEDIES

Chicago teens in the Columbia Links journalism and news literacy program presented their findings on violence as a public health epidemic and joined a panel of professional experts to discuss how communities such as Chatham, Roseland and Beverly deal with violence.

The presentations took place during a town hall meeting titled "Don’t Shoot, I MUST Grow Up" on Nov. 15, 2012.

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R_Wurd magazine launch speakers. . .









Natalie Moore, WBEZ reporter and moderator of the 2013 Columbia Links Town Hall meeting "Lost Boys Black & Brown"


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