MEDIA 4 COMMUNITY webzine

VIDEO MAGAZINE ON THE BEST SERVICES 4 THE COMMUNITY OFFERED BY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS COMMITTED TO SOCIAL CHANGE IN GREATER CHICAGO. A PROJECT OF www.media4community.org

The WAREHOUSE Project and Gallery, Summit IL

Video by Clara Tomaz & Wotman Productions When I founded Media 4 Community NFP last year it was charities like ‘the Warehouse’ that I had in my heart to serve: small startup … Continue reading

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ALLENDALE ASSOCIATION is for troubled kids and their families…

Allendale Association, known also as Allendale 4 Kids, is an extraordinary place in Lake Villa, IL, that I had the honor to visit a few times in person and document … Continue reading

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Putting Minds in Motion: Strengthening Physical Education at the Chicago Public Schools

Would you believe that daily physical education (P.E.) improves test scores AND reduces fighting among students? Video by Clara Tomaz Illinois mandates that students in kindergarten through high school have … Continue reading

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GOOD FOOD FESTIVAL CHICAGO celebrates 10 years!

The nonprofit organization FamilyFarmed.org at the forefront of the so called ‘Food Movement’ – focused on local farming and the importance of  keeping organic meticulously organic  – launched the first … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

HEART: Humane Education in Chicago

How is one organization making the world a more peaceful place? HEART is Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers, a program aimed at empowering students to think critically AND to act … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

FAMILY NETWORK creates community around the family!

Family Network a Family Focus Center, is an amazing organization located in Highland Park, IL, and serving children, parents, families, and low-income Latino community. The uniqueness of Family Network lies not only in … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

CENTER FOR JEWISH GENETICS

The Center for Jewish Genetics, located in downtown Chicago, not only brings awareness about genetic disorders and hereditary cancers that are particularly common in the Jewish community, they also offer … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

SILENT STARS FOUNDATION for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Imagine not being able to say out loud what you have in your mind. Silent Stars Foundation gives support to families with a child diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech. View … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carrie’s version of the story: waiter Michael defends little Milo, 5 y.o. with Down Syndrome

I am not sure how many of you read the story about the waiter in Huston who put his job on the line for Milo, a five-year-old with Down Syndrome. … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

PODER LEARNING CENTER, Chicago/Pilsen neighborhood

Do you know any Spanish-speaking individuals, families or small communities in the Chicago area that are struggling to find a job or feel integrated due to their challenges in communicating? … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

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