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StreetWise, Inc. is a social enterprise designed to help the homeless and those at risk of homelessness out of poverty. It is a workforce development agency providing under-served individuals with support & opportunities for professional growth & real employment. Look for our magazine on the streets and find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! Agency[…]

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May 18 – May 24, 2015

May 26, 2015

Chicago works on ending veterans homelessness in 2015 Homes for the Brave             Also enjoy the feature stories from the rest of the issue by clicking the links below:   EatWise: John Hagan visits Metro Deli + Sports Bar in Union Station. SportsWise: The SportsWise team reacts to Chris Rock’s[…]

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Homes for the Brave

May 26, 2015

by Brian Dudley They served us. Now it’s time we served them. It’s a sentiment shared by federal, state and community organizations across Chicago that have joined forces in an attempt to end veteran homelessness here by the end of 2015. The partnership coalesces numerous veteran and homelessness programs including the Obama Administration’s Opening Doors[…]

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David A. Tillman

May 26, 2015

Where did you grow up? I grew up, off and on, in Rogers Park. But I also spent time in Logan Square and in the DuPage County Suburbs. What brought you to StreetWise? I was very desperate for employment, and I came here. I have been here off and on since 2008. I just didn’t[…]

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Blacks in Baseball

May 26, 2015

Vince: Only 8% of Major Leauge baseball teams are African-American, and 30 years ago, it was 20%. Why is that? Sam: I have been thinking about how baseball is losing popularity. I was watching a Cubs vs. Pittsburg game and I was noticing how few people were in the stands. I used to wonder why[…]

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Metro Deli + Sports Bar

May 26, 2015

I stopped by the Metro Deli and Sports Bar inside Union Station on Canal and Adams near my work location. Inside the sports bar, there are many varieties to choose from under $10. There are entree salads, deli sandwiches, sides, toasted subs, beverages and breakfast items. Plus, there are carving board specials, including roast turkey[…]

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