City of Freeport discusses a new day, new vision and new hope as newly elected mayor. This leadership is very focused on public safety and cleaning up neighborhoods. There are many initiatives to improve the quality of life." />
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Jodi Miller, City of Freeport discusses a new day, new vision and new hope as newly elected mayor. This leadership is very focused on public safety and cleaning up neighborhoods. There are many initiatives to improve the quality of life.
Hosted by: Paul LisnekProduced by: Greater Chicago Newsmakers Team
Stephen Schlegel, Union League Boys & Girls Clubs discusses their programs including homework help and summer camps. With over 5,000 chapters, they offer a safe place to be after school and are the only club with a commitment to both community & country.
Mary Santana, The Miracle Center discusses how they use the Arts as a catalyst for personal growth, leadership development, academic advancement and community engagement. This program instills confidence & stimulates social change.
Judy Richman, Les Turner ALS Foundation discusses helping patients improve the quality of life through emotional support, grant programs, equipment needs, counseling & support groups. They are there for patient & family with a multitude of support.
Luke Scriven, The Chicago Lighthouse discusses their new center which aids in independence and quality of life for those with vision loss. Services, community outreach, product evaluation and technology are highlighted.
Leslie Hairston, City of Chicago discusses new developments in the ward including the Obama Presidential Center slated for 2021 which will be an international tourist destination. There is also a new golf course and trauma center planned.
The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation seeks to create positive change for youths in under-served communities, focusing on youth development and mentorship. To learn more, visit the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation on the web at www.theMalcolmJenkinsFoundation.org
The National Mall is America's front yard. Caroline Cunningham of the Trust for the National Mall discusses ongoing efforts to restore and preserve this national treasure. Visit the Trust for the National Mall on the web at www.NationalMall.org
The suicide rate among Native American youths is more than three times greater than the national average. Ryan Ward and Amber Richardson of the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute address this growing epidemic. Visit the Center for Native American Youth on the web at www.CNAY.org