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How Some Chicagoans Are Trying to End the City’s Endemic Gun Violence:
Clifton “Booney” McFowler served 27 years in prison for a gang-related murder before returning to his neighborhood in Austin, Chicago, with hopes of steering kids away from his previous path. He joined an organization called BUILD that seeks to stem the bloodshed by offering … Read More ›
“When I was painting this, it was in memory of them,” Tolayo said. “I was painting, and I was remembering the good memories of them and thinking that we’ve lost a lot of people. But there’s still guns in the streets, there is still violence, there is still everything.”
A lot of the children in the … Read More ›
BUILD has been a life saver for many whose called the West Side and Northwest Side of Chicago their home. Established in 1969 under Broader Urban Involvement & Leadership Development, it began as a gang intervention program dealing with more than 200 gang affiliated youth. Since its start, BUILD now serves close to 3,000 … Read More ›
Addressing the need to provide viewers with a serious and intelligent forum for discussing current news and events, WYCC PBS Chicago presents In the Loop.
Presented in a half-hour format, airing Thursday evenings at 7 p.m with an encore airing Sunday evening at 6:30pm. In the Loop provides a fresh perspective on trending news stories. Notable guests are welcomed into the … Read More ›