March 26, 2010
Chicago’s After-School Matters program partners with local businesses in the arts, technology, sports and communications to offer paid internships to students in underserved schools. Read… More ›
By: Evan F. Moore
There are only a handful of programs that encourage people of color to get into journalism when they’re school-aged kids. Here are some that do it right: Truestar Media and Westside Writing Project. City Bureau, After School Matters, which does programming in the Chicago Public Schools, has a journalism component, along with Free Spirit Media. Outside of those, it’s slim pickings.