Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

One of the most unknown and underappreciated non-profit community-based organizations in Chicago is Phalanx Family Services. The agency has operated programs in Chicago’s distressed black communities since 2002, providing workforce solutions to people and families with no to low-income who have barriers to employment, such as long-term under/unemployment, functional illiteracy, criminal backgrounds, and drug addiction. […]

Bryan Cressey Goes Above and Beyond

Bryan Cressey Goes Above and Beyond

On Thursday, July 14, 2016, I had the distinct opportunity and the unexpected pleasure to explore a unique drug addiction and treatment facility located in the heart of Chicago’s West Side. The Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center, located at 2942 W. Lake Street, is a one of a kind holistic treatment model that is […]

Pirates Infielder Jung-Ho Kang Allegedly Sexually Assaulted a Young Woman

Pirates Infielder Jung-Ho Kang Allegedly Sexually Assaulted a Young Woman

On June 19, 2016, a young woman went to Northwestern Memorial┬áhospital in Chicago for a rape kit, and ten days later filed a report against the Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang for sexually assaulting her and he is presently being investigated. The statistics for sexual assault are shocking, and very few of the perpetrators will […]

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