GRIP Outreach for Youth is trying to break the cycle of fatherlessness through life-on-life relationships. Anthony and I went to observe their youth program, called SLAM, one Monday evening and saw firsthand the difference that this organization is making in the lives of kids.
If someone handed you a resume with the box checked “Have you ever been convicted of a felony?” what would you think? Would you consider interviewing the person or would you toss the resume aside altogether?
The Dreamcatcher Foundation works to prevent the sexual exploitation of at-risk youth and helps current prostitutes find confidence and stability beyond the limitations of their current lifestyle.
Every day tens of thousands of women are trafficked right here in Chicago.
True Perspectives came from a desire to use our resources to make a difference in our community. We wanted to share stories of people and organizations working in the frontlines and trenches of some big issues in our city.