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

Recommended MOVIES to explore the idea of UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS further

Another country, another continent, another language. Yet life in the 2008 Italian movie Gomorrah is so very similar to the violent reality of Cabrini-Green in Chicago. On the surface, Gomorrah is … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

DREAMS FOR KIDS, the movement nobody can stop!

On a December evening, only a few weeks ago, I found out Chicago 4 Community had a new follower on Twitter. As always, I checked the person’s profile: “Tom Tuohy, founder … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 8 Comments

The first LETTER to Chicago 4 Community… is about DREAMS FOR KIDS and is very powerful!

We received our first LETTER at Chicago 4 Community yesterday, and it is so intense and powerful that we believe it deserves publication and attention! Thank you, Carrie, for your … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

ART CONNECTIONS: Brenda Kenneally’s Raw Photography

What is the image created by your imagination when someone uses the words ‘underprivileged kids’? Have you ever wondered if that image has anything to do with reality? When it … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

a DREAM FOR KID Cortez: out of the box!!!

I met Cortez Alexander at DePaul University, Arts and Letters Building, yesterday early afternoon. I meant to interview him about his experience with DREAMS FOR KIDS, NPO, and what I … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

…Want to feel INSPIRED as you haven’t for a long time?

…Want to feel inspired as you haven’t for a long time, maybe ever? Then read this amazing book: DREAMS FOR KIDS by Tom Tuohy published in 2010 by Dream Vision … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

CS Hikers reveal the secrets of their experience with TRUE NORTH TREKS!

Three inspiring cancer survivors turned into amazing hikers by True North Treks (a non-profit organization based in Evanston) tell about their breathtaking experiences in the wilderness. For each of them, it has not … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Featured Organization: TRUE NORTH TREKS in Evanston!

If you are a young adult cancer survivor between the ages of 18 and 39, or if you have a friend or loved one who qualifies, Evanston-based non-profit organization TRUE NORTH TREKS may have an amazing opportunity for … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

TRUE NORTH TREKS philosophy is based on a book: COMING TO OUR SENSES

David Victorson, PhD, Founder and Director of the amazing non-profit organization TRUE NORTH TREKS , recommends a must-read book for this holiday season that will have the power to increase your appreciation … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS: another book reviewed by Dr. Victorson!

If  your #1 resolution for 2013 is doing something great for your kids – or the child that is in you! – then watch Dr. David Victorson’s video review of … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 2 Comments
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