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Supporting Chicago’s Youth

Supporting Chicago’s Youth

It is hard to grasp the fear that young children face in some of Chicago’s neighborhoods as they struggle to thread the challenges of just getting through each day. This past week has been a terrible reminder of the difficulties that so many young people and families have simply trying to enjoy the parks and

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Intern Perspectives: Joe Malia (Communications)

Intern Perspectives: Joe Malia (Communications)

Photo of PlayStreets event; summer 2013 Everything that I have accomplished in life can be traced back to what I have learned through playing sports. I have played baseball growing up, through high school, through college, coached a high school team, and it has taught me literally everything I needed to stay on the right

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College Applications in the Mail for WSC Scholars

College Applications in the Mail for WSC Scholars

The 2013 WSC Scholars have only completed four months of the 12 month WSC Scholarship Program, but last weekend was a major milestone for the students.  After meeting with their mentors, researching colleges, writing their college essays, and obtaining recommendations, the WSC Scholars submitted their official college applications, months ahead of most high school seniors. 

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Coaching-A Rewarding Experience

Looking back, coaching a varsity level baseball program was one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had. I was able to get to know these players as individuals, and watch them grow as a team. Throughout the year, these kids learned more than just how to execute double plays, how to hit a cutoff,

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And the winner is…

And the winner is…

Over the weekend, the International Olympic Committee voted on the host city for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the winner is – Tokyo! Japan is no stranger to the Olympic and Paralympic family. Tokyo has previously hosted the summer games (1964) and the northwestern city of Nagano played host for the 1998 Winter

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