Today we had a cultural tour of the neighborhood Pilsen with Carolina Sanchez, an alumni of Columbia. We rode the CTA Pink Line and got off on 18th Street where we arrived in the heart of Pilsen. Pilsen is a community with majority Hispanics and with the modern era, a mixure of new incoming "gueros." We visited the National Museum of Mexican Art. We had a…Continue
Posted on July 27, 2016 at 3:30pm
" Democracy is a Verb"
The Mikva Challenge's mission is to develop youth to be informed, empowered, and active citizens and community leaders. They want the youth to engage in youth inaction civics.
The Mikva vision is that citizens will be informed, empowered, and…Continue
Posted on July 27, 2016 at 2:30pm
" Education doesn't only help you, it helps people around you."
That is what Rafel Robles said to us about his experience on education.
Rafel Robles is one of the many undocumented immigrants that studied under the Dream Act. The Dream Act stands for the Development,…Continue
Posted on July 21, 2016 at 2:59pm
For Genesis Ramirez, this is just the beginning.
This varsity, three-sport, all star athlete manages to maintain a 3.7 GPA and aspires to someday become a lawyer. She is getting a head start on college by participating in Columbia Links, a journalism academy held at Columbia College Chicago.…Continue
Posted on July 14, 2016 at 3:01pm