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“The Force Behind the Force”

“The Force Behind the Force”

Earlier this year, in an effort to give back to those who “have borne the battle,” the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a new nationwide initiative “Summer of Service,” with a focus on growing the number of individuals and organizations serving veterans and their communities. As part of its commitment to this initiative, World

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Intern Perspectives Re-Cap: Eric Schriesheim

Intern Perspectives Re-Cap: Eric Schriesheim

Previously to working with World Sport Chicago, I had never held a position with a non-profit organization. Although I have worked in the sports industry, I did not know what this experience would entail. My time with World Sport Chicago is coming to a close, and my experience has taught me that I genuinely enjoy

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No Two PlayStreets are the Same

No Two PlayStreets are the Same

During the 2015 edition of PlayStreets day, a record 16 PlayStreets events were held throughout Chicago. I was lucky enough to attend four events, located in South Chicago, Roseland, Morgan Park, and Bridgeport. One thought I took away from the day is that each PlayStreets had a unique flavor to it, provided by the neighborhood’s

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