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Good News: September 20, 2019

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.

Comer Education Campus Unveils New Soccer Field In Grand Crossing
Block Club Chicago
Part of the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s “It’s Everybody’s Game” initiative, the new soccer field will give South Side students the chance to learn about the sport in a safe, healthy way.

In area beset by violence and deportations, Chicago opens a mental health clinic for infants and toddlers
Inside Chicago’s first stand-alone mental health center for young children, new therapy rooms come stuffed with play kitchens, toy police stations, and cuddly plush toys.

CPS Class of 2019 Earns Record-High $1.47 Billion in Scholarship Offers with More Students Earning College Credits Than Ever Before
Chicago Defender
Both early college and career credentials and scholarships help make college and other postsecondary paths more attainable and affordable for students.