Youth Voices

Javarius

Javarius

I don't smoke I'm not a gangbanger. I am a basketball player. I go to school. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

Christopher

Christopher

People say I'm an illegal immigrant. They assume I am a soccer player. But no, I am an artist and I have a 4.0 GPA. I am a smart kid. #SeeBeyondSkin  #WeAreTilden Continue Reading

Xavier

Xavier

People think I'm a gang banger. People think I'm mean. I'm a good person. I like football. #WeAareTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

Anna

Anna

I am not a bad person. I am not mean person. I am a very exciting person. I am a very respectful person. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

Robert

Robert

People say that blonds are stupid. Thats is not true, I am a deep thinker. Also, some say all white people are crazy. I like to think I am funny, not crazy. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

Samuel

Samuel

  I am not an illegal immigrant. I am not a drug addict. I am religious and I am a student who has a 3.5 GPA. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

That BOI Tywann

That BOI Tywann

I'm not a gangbanger. I'm not a bad influence to other people. I'm a wise young man. I am educated. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

Racial Divide

Racial Divide

(From left to right) Mark Brown, Delmarie Cobb,          Hermene Hartman, Esther Cepeda,Charles Thomas, and Mick Dumke Photo Credit: Chicago Headline Club   Racial Divide  By: Damian Lopez   Will Rahm Emanuel divide and… Continue Reading

Go Your Own Way

Go Your Own Way

By:  Angelica Garcia A big problem in our community is that everyone wants to fit in and follow the crowd, even if that means doing things that are not positive. For some reason, we have teens, and even some adults,… Continue Reading

Marcus

Marcus

I am not a gangbanger. I am not a person who has been to jail. I am educated. I am a football player. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading