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Chicago, Invest in Youth Employment

The Westside Health Authority joins others in urging Chicago residents and elected officials to invest in youth employment opportunities, which provide viable alternatives to crime and incentives to stay in school. A startling 91 percent of teen-aged Black males in Chicago were jobless in 2012-13. Teens and young adults who are out of school and out of … Continue reading Chicago, Invest in Youth Employment


Austin Cares: Random Acts of Kindness Spread Community

What is community? This is community! Jaharri Jackson and Cedric Stewart of WHA’s Youth Development Center assisting Ms. Henderson, a senior citizen in Austin,  by shoveling her snow this past Wednesday. WHA employee, George Salter, went above the call of duty to get a list from Alderman Emma Mitts of seniors in the neighborhood that needed snow removal … Continue reading Austin Cares: Random Acts of Kindness Spread Community