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Westside Youth Combat The School-to-Prison Pipeline

  • April 15, 2016
  • Quiwana Bell

Among issues of most concern to youth involved in Westside Health Authority programs are youth employment and the school-to-prison pipeline. Our... Continue Reading

Youth Field Trip to Wrigley

  • April 15, 2016
  • Quiwana Bell

Participants in our Get In Chicago Youth mentor program enjoyed a night out at Wrigley Field to see the Cubs play... Continue Reading

Final Take: Band of Brothers/Set of Sisters Retreat

  • October 20, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

The school year is well underway and our Get In Chicago mentors have a new class of students to work with... Continue Reading

WHA Youth Work with One Summer Chicago to Improve Community

  • October 8, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

WHA was proud to partner once again with One Summer Chicago, a program that works to curb violence by providing summer employment to... Continue Reading

Progress Report: Band of Brother Set of Sisters

  • September 29, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

The WHA/ Get In Chicago summer mentoring program, Band of Brothers/Set of Sisters, was a success in many ways. Youth were able... Continue Reading

Youth Working for Success Summer Gradution

  • September 22, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

The Summer session of our Youth Working for Success program wrapped up last week, and the program mentors hosted a ceremony... Continue Reading

Band of Brothers / Set of Sisters Summer Retreat, Part 2

  • September 17, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

Day one of our Summer youth mentor program continued with plenty of first-time experiences for our youth.  Horseback riding was a crowd... Continue Reading

Band of Brothers / Set of Sisters Retreat

  • September 17, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

Youth from the Westside Health Authority & Get In Chicago Summer youth program wrapped up activities with a two-day retreat at... Continue Reading

Summer Youth Mentor Program Graduation: BOB/SOS

  • September 4, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

Last week the WHA/Get In Chicago summer youth mentor program participants graduated from Band of Brothers/Set of Sisters. Throughout the summer, our mentors... Continue Reading

YWFS: First Day on the Job

  • August 19, 2015
  • Quiwana Bell

Westside Health Authority’s Youth Working For Success began their new jobs at Subway on August 3. The pictures below show program... Continue Reading