Chronic Youth Unemployment Hurts Chicago
Youth joblessness continues to hurt young black males the most--60 percent for this group ages 20 to 24. That's what the Chicago Urban League is addressing at a hearing on youth joblessness Monday. Sen. Dick Durbin is expected to attend as well as Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. The report was commissioned by the Alternative Schools Network and prepared by the Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago.