Good News: January 31, 2020
Welcome to Good News! In this space we feature positive stories of community impact and development, relevant to the areas Metropolitan serves or the programs we offer.
A West Side School Will Become A Community Hub For Health Care Resources
Block Club Chicago
The community hub will host hospital programs for primary care, mental health, early career learning, trauma-informed teaching and social-emotional learning.
New Moms kindles bright futures
Austin Weekly News
The non-profit’s job training program doubles as a social enterprise candle company
‘Transformational’ new CPS positions will help students who are homeless
Months of debate over one of the Chicago Teachers Union’s key contract demands, affordable housing, led to a breakthrough in teacher negotiations last fall: Chicago Public Schools has agreed to hire new staff members to help kids deal with homelessness and other temporary living situations.