Civitas Community Impact Experience (CCIE)

CCIE - Abandoned (Jelani and Yaree)

An episode of Civitas Community Impact Experience (CCIE)

Our students/consultants share their experience around the social ventures that they are creating during their senior year of high school.
Students will Work with LRNG to redesign a piece of the LRNG interface, in an effort to create a youth facing platform that delivers a positive and engaging youth experience as well as meet the expectations and needs of opportunity youth in Chicago. Through this experience students will become experts in one or more categories of user experience on the LRNG platform. 
May 11, 2019
CEO Chat
Civitas’s CEO - LeeAndra Khan shares with us why innovation is so important for education.
May 4, 2019
READI-Chicago (India and Sierra)
Students are compiling stories from formerly incarcerated men at risk for violence or recidivism to showcase their journey. They are creating a multimedia exhibit featuring READI staff’s stories of community activism.  The exhibit will be on display in the Austin Branch of Chicago Public Library throughout the spring, starting on May 18th.   
April 27, 2019
Black Strain (Jaylen and Prentice)
Black Strain is interested in providing more opportunities for minorities to own marijuana dispensaries.  They are interested in creating a consulting firm that would support black business owners who are passionate about owning and operating their own dispensaries and calling out white America’s double standard in the Drug Wars.
April 20, 2019
Student Voice in Mayoral Elections (T'najah and Kariel)
Education affects all students, and yet their opinions are rarely taken into consideration during the creation and implementation of education policies.  Through this project students are empowered to provide their voice to the educational platforms for the mayoral campaigns and confront the new Mayor with student demands.
April 13, 2019
CCIE - Project Request (Tesher and Bryce)
Project Request provides opportunities for African American adolescents in Chicago to make their own clothing, while improving their self confidence. They created their own label, Junkyard, to make designs come to life.
April 5, 2019
CCIE - Abandoned (Jelani and Yaree)
Two Students from the Civitas Community Impact Experience (CCIE) discuss their social venture around gentrification.
March 27, 2019
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