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We need your help to keep kids in school

State Senator Jacqueline Collins introduced legislation creating the Illinois Attendance Commission; my colleagues on both sides of the aisle passed it, and the governor signed it into law in recognition of the vital importance of keeping our young people in school.

The Interruptors Airs on Channel 11 February 14th

The Interruptors, the gritty documentary on youth violence in Chicago, airs on WTTW Channel 11 Tuesday, February 14th at 8pm.

Common Sense Media, Yahoo! Safely, and MTV Stand Up to Cyberbullying Town Hall Event

MTV’s SuChin Pak will moderate an Oct. 18 Chicago town hall for parents, teens, and teachers at the Field Museum.  Members of the Auburn-Gresham community are invited to attend for free!