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"Phillip Cusic: 'BAM' Program"

WGN Radio
Related Grantee: Youth Guidance
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"Vacant Properties Being Restored in Chicago"

Affordable Housing Finance
Related Grantee: Southwest Organizing Project
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Chicago Program Cuts Arrests Among Youth

An evaluation of Youth Guidance’s Becoming a Man (BAM) program found that the program significantly reduced violent crime while high-school graduations rose sharply among program participants. Read More

"Chicago’s Murder Problem"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: University of Chicago, Crime Lab
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Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs

Melinda Martinez

Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director, Community & Economic Development
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget

LaShonda Baldwin

Department Administrator

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation