Youth-Led Direct Action Campaign Yields Trauma Center for Chicago’s South Side

Youth-Led Direct Action Campaign Yields Trauma Center for Chicago’s South Side

After years of protest, young organizers on Chicago’s South Side celebrated a major victory on Thursday as the University of Chicago announced plans to build and operate a trauma center in an underserved community. Organizer Veronica Morris Moore discusses the campaign.

Activists from the Trauma Care Coalition disrupt the University of Chicago’s Alumni Weekend in June of 2015. (Photo: Kelly Hayes)

After years of protest, young organizers on Chicago’s South Side celebrated a major victory on Thursday as the University of Chicago announced plans to build and operate a Level 1 adult trauma center in an underserved community. A coalition led by Read More

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