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Day 24: Chicago

Posted on July 20, 2016

By Freddie Wilson:   Today we met with the John Howard association. They are an organization that advocates for prison reform. They are a small group, only six employees. They continued a conversation we have had with the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery and Homeboy Industries when we were in Los Angeles. They monitor the prisons Continue Reading »

Day 23: Chicago

Posted on July 19, 2016

By Danielle Pasekoff: We started our first day in Chicago by boarding the bus, which we had dearly missed during our time in San Francisco. To begin our day, we met with Esme Grant, the Senior Director of Government Relations at the American Network of Community Options and Resources. After telling the group a personal Continue Reading »

Day 24- Chicago

Posted on July 22, 2015

– Rachel Silver Today was a laid back day. The first thing we did was meet for a few minutes with a representative of the High School in Israel program so we could hear about other Jewish programming options. After that, everyone was given about two hours to shop and eat lunch on Michigan Avenue. Continue Reading »

Day 23- Chicago

Posted on July 21, 2015

– Jordan Russoff Today was bittersweet because although it was our first full day in Chicago, it was also our first full day away from the people who stayed twenty-two days. We started our day speaking with people who work at the John Howard Association, which focuses on prison reform in America. I never knew Continue Reading »

Day 23-Chicago-by Sam Rogers

Posted on July 22, 2014

The day started off at 8 at the Holiday Inn. After a nice breakfast bar at the Hawaiian themed hotel we got on the road. Our first stop was at Northwestern Law University. There we met with a non profit group called John Howard Association to speak to us about prison reform.  One of our Continue Reading »

Day 22-Chicago-by Ben Suttin

Posted on July 21, 2014

On our first day after leaving San Francisco, our somewhat diminished group hopped on the bus to meet with Dean John Lavine at Northwestern University. Dean Lavine spoke with us about the function and the future of media in conjunction with the technology that we use to consume media. Throughout Dean Lavine’s presentation, he placed Continue Reading »

Day 22 – Chicago – By Brandon Kaplan

Posted on July 16, 2013

We started off the day with a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. Then we all jumped onto the bus and headed to our first speaker of the day. Our meeting was at Northwestern University with former Dean John Levine. He spoke to us about the future of technology, and how it would affect our Continue Reading »

Day 21- Chicago – By Jenna Pasternak

Posted on July 15, 2013

No one was surprised when we rolled up to a Holiday Inn last night. We have stayed in so many that they now seem like home to me. After breakfast, we had a meeting at Northwestern Law with the John Howard Association.The content of the meeting only had a little to do with why we Continue Reading »