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Rush Partners with Free Spirit Media to Give Experience to Young Media Makers

One of Rush’s most exciting partnerships is with Free Spirit PRO. Free Spirit PRO is the social enterprise and production training arm of Free Spirit Media, a nonprofit focused on using media to transform society by providing opportunities for emerging creators, primarily from communities of color, to produce and distribute original content and to pursue … Continue reading Rush Partners with Free Spirit Media to Give Experience to Young Media Makers

Chicago’s West Side community of East Garfield Park has been designated a Best Babies Zone

Chicago’s West Side community of East Garfield Park joins a national Best Babies Zone (BBZ) Initiative to address racial disparities in infant mortality and birth outcomes through place-based, multi-sector, and community-driven approaches. The first strategic task of the East Garfield Park BBZ will be to enlist a larger group of East Garfield Park residents to … Continue reading Chicago’s West Side community of East Garfield Park has been designated a Best Babies Zone

Channel ABC 7 Airs Chicago’s 30-Year Life Expectancy Gap Featuring West Side United

During the Wednesday, November 20 broadcast, Channel ABC 7 News aired a segment highlighting the 30-year life expectancy gap in the City of Chicago. They showcased the difference between living in downtown compared to some neighborhoods in the South and West Sides. ABC's I-Team investigated West Side United's work as one of the economic engines … Continue reading Channel ABC 7 Airs Chicago’s 30-Year Life Expectancy Gap Featuring West Side United