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Michelle Obama: 'Hadiya Pendleton Was Me' - Englewood ...


Apr 10, 2013 ... CHICAGO — A solemn first lady Michelle Obama delivered a sober ... it is for the city's youth to escape the epidemic of violence and noting ... Rahm Emanuel raise $50 million for anti-violence initiatives, Obama ... Choking up, she said, '' Hadiya was clearly on her way to doing something worthy in her life."...

Hadiya's friends -- Chicago Tribune


She is out of breath, struggling to keep up, when, ahead of her, she sees one of her friends ... of the 15-year-old girl that shocked a community and reached the White House. ... death, near the president's Chicago home, into a statement about gun violence and ... At Hadiya's funeral, first lady Michelle Obama hugged Kyra.

The Note: A Real Deal Emerges On Gun Control - ABC News


Apr 10, 2013 ... MICHELLE OBAMA HEADS TO CHICAGO TO ADDRESS YOUTH VIOLENCE: In what may be her most comprehensive remarks on gun violence to date, the ... Obama will speak at a luncheon hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, .... Asked whether Obama ought to reach out more to liberals, including those ...

Chicagoland – CNN Press Room - CNN.com Blogs


Apr 24, 2014 ... First Lady Michelle Obama shares some wisdom with a young ... Fenger High celebrates homecoming, but Principal Liz Dozier fears violence may become an unwelcome ... Award-winning team that created BRICK CITY, CHICAGOLAND ... Mayor Rahm Emanuel, determined to keep Chicago a world-class ...

Laquan McDonald and the Shift That Called Chicago's Young Black ...


Dec 10, 2015 ... "Chicago has a long history of police violence and political ... and allegations of an administrative cover-up reaching all the way back to ... in Chicago over that time has come from black youth organizers. ... our city and prevent another life to be lost due to police violence and ... The Mic Team's avatar im...

Download the Education Summit Agenda (PDF) - United Way of ...


Proven Strategies – What's Working in the City that Works .... High School and her third year as the Freshmen On-Track Team lead teacher. ... Rahm Emanuel was elected the 55th mayor of Chicago on February 22nd, 2011 and .... is a passionate champion of the Youth Guidance mission to combat youth violence and help ...

Deborah Bayliss - Chicago Citizens Newspaper


Seven-Year-Old, Victim of Holiday Weekend Gun Violence ... Members of the Ill. Legislative Black Caucus fanned out across Chicago and the suburbs ... First Lady Michelle Obama to King High School Class of 2015: “You are the Ones .... South Shore Drill Team, featuring youth from Chicago's Southside, is celebrating its ...

Blog - Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti


This week we made city's investments in smart infrastructure, strategies to prepare for ... I was honored today when First Lady Michelle Obama highlighted the hard work we're ... STOP GUN VIOLENCE: Mayor Garcetti stands with President Obama .... with the City Council to help keep homeless Angelenos out of harm's way.

Food Deserts in Chicago (PDF) - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights


Lady Michelle Obama has made food deserts a primary issue of her “Let's Move! ... Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with a population of ..... community violence and proximity to liquor stores. 45 ..... and 40 youth to build a farm.” ... organic supplier in the Englewood neighborhood, reached out to Mr. Casey ...

2014: Year in Photos | The White House


In early 2010, shortly after Cory came out of his coma, the President happened to be visiting ... "I love all the reflections in the mirrors of the First Lady and her staff in this .... The Obamas were so moved by this meeting that they arranged for these youth ... reception with Senate Democrats in the Cross Hall of the White Hou...

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Lynn Sweet: Michelle Obama Archives - Chicago Sun-Times


Jun 4, 2013 ... Continue reading Michelle Obama hawking her book at Poetry and Prose ..... on youth violence: Why her team reached out to Rahm's City Hall.

Lynn Sweet: Rahm Emanuel Archives - Chicago Sun-Times


Jun 3, 2013 ... Michelle Obama finally speaks out on gun violence. ..... Michelle Obama on youth violence: Why her team reached out to Rahm's City Hall.

Lynn Sweet: Valerie Jarrett Archives - Chicago Sun-Times


May 3, 2013 ... Rahm grounded; Obama in Boston, Who dined with Obama .... Michelle Obama on youth violence: Why her team reached out to Rahm's City ... I'm told that Mrs. Obama's White House team reached out to Emanuel's City Hall ...

Rahm's new "public engagement" office based on White House model


Jun 24, 2012 ... CITY HALL DETAILS ON WHAT RAHM'S OFFICE OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WILL DO: ... are doing everything possible to reach out to each and every community, ... National Forum on Youth Violence, and to coordinate City resources ... to ask her to serve as a member of the Mayoral Transition Team and  ...

Lynn Sweet: March 2013 Archives - Chicago Sun-Times


Mar 31, 2013 ... Michelle Obama on youth violence: Why her team reached out to ... youth violence in her city -- and bolster Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new $50 ... I'm told that Mrs. Obama's White House team reached out to Emanuel's City Hall ...