Young Chicago Authors Names New Executive Director

Controversy over ignored assault allegations led to leadership shakeup at Young Chicago Authors. Reset talks to the new executive director.

Young Chicago Authors Gets a New Executive Director
Young Chicago Authors poetry slam event Young Chicago Authors
Young Chicago Authors Gets a New Executive Director
Young Chicago Authors poetry slam event Young Chicago Authors

Young Chicago Authors Names New Executive Director

Controversy over ignored assault allegations led to leadership shakeup at Young Chicago Authors. Reset talks to the new executive director.

Young Chicago Authors’ fans, staff and the kids they serve were all shocked to hear accusations that top executives ignored allegations of sexual assault. After suspending programming for 90 days, the non-profit is rebuilding.

Reset hears from rapper and poet Demetrius Amparan, the newly named executive director of Young Chicago Authors.

GUEST: Demetrius Amparan, executive director at Young Chicago Authors