Local Residents and Businesses Weigh In On ‘the 606’ in Hard Cover Segment

Residents and local business owners express excitement, hope as well as uncertainty in a recent segment on the Bloomingdale Trail, produced by Humboldt Park-based Community TV Network (CTVN)’s award-winning show, Hard Cover. Dubbed “The 606”, the Bloomingdale Trail is a project over a decade in the making, designed to add more green space to the Bucktown, Humboldt Park, Logan Square and Wicker Park neighborhoods. See the video below to watch it on YouTube. “In the summer of 2013 young people involved […]

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Documentary: Youth and Music in Chi City

Youth produced short documentary about about teenagers trying to break into the music industry.

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Hard Cover News: Humboldt Voices

Humboldt Park is a neighborhood known for its talent and activism. Hard Cover Youth journalist uncover how they are connected for two of Humboldt’s own, Adam AD and Miguel Rodriguez at neighborhood organizations King Lizzy and Graffiti Zone.

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Prologue Students Take on Police-Community Relations in Video Project

Prologue Students Take on Police-Community Relations in Video Project

Prologue Early College students spent the months of October and November brainstorming, writing, storyboarding and filming an instructional video on what to do when confronted by Chicago police officers, tentatively titled “Know Your Rights, But…”. The video came about as part of collaboration between the Video Production class taught by CTVN’s Vedran Residbegovic and Art of Communication class taught by Prologue teacher Dr. Virginia Boyle.

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Pedro Albizu Campos Greenhouse

Pedro Albizu Campos Greenhouse

At Pedro Abizu Campos High School,  students grow their own food and make their own compost in a Greenhouse. Watch this short documentary to learn more about this unique, hands on classroom at Pedro Albizu Campos Academy in Humboldt Park and how to make your own compost tea!

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Stray Bullets

Stray Bullets is an original music video produced by CTVN After School Matters Apprentices. It portrays how stray bullets can take an innocent person’s life and the negative effect on the community after a life is taken. This video sheds some light on the effects of gun violence in Chicago and why gun violence should be stopped.

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  • Local Residents and Businesses Weigh In On ‘the 606’ in Hard Cover Segment

    Local Residents and Businesses Weigh In On ‘the 606’ in Hard Cover Segment

    Residents and local business owners express excitement, hope as well as uncertainty in a recent segment on the Bloomingdale Trail, produced by Humboldt Park-based Community TV Network (CTVN)’s award-winning show, Hard Cover. Dubbed “The 606”, the Bloomingdale Trail is a project over a decade in the making, designed to add more green space to the Bucktown, Humboldt Park, Logan Square and Wicker Park neighborhoods. See the video below to watch it on YouTube. “In the summer of 2013 young people involved […]

    Continue reading »

  • Documentary: Youth and Music in Chi City

    Documentary: Youth and Music in Chi City

    Youth produced short documentary about about teenagers trying to break into the music industry.

    Continue reading »

  • Hard Cover News: Humboldt Voices

    Hard Cover News: Humboldt Voices

    Humboldt Park is a neighborhood known for its talent and activism. Hard Cover Youth journalist uncover how they are connected for two of Humboldt’s own, Adam AD and Miguel Rodriguez at neighborhood organizations King Lizzy and Graffiti Zone.

    Continue reading »

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  • Prologue Students Take on Police-Community Relations in Video Project

    Prologue Students Take on Police-Community Relations in Video Project

    Prologue Early College students spent the months of October and November brainstorming, writing, storyboarding and filming an instructional video on what to do when confronted by Chicago police officers, tentatively titled “Know Your Rights, But…”. The video came about as part of collaboration between the Video Production class taught by CTVN’s Vedran Residbegovic and Art of Communication class taught by Prologue teacher Dr. Virginia Boyle.

    Continue reading »

  • Pedro Albizu Campos Greenhouse

    Pedro Albizu Campos Greenhouse

    At Pedro Abizu Campos High School,  students grow their own food and make their own compost in a Greenhouse. Watch this short documentary to learn more about this unique, hands on classroom at Pedro Albizu Campos Academy in Humboldt Park and how to make your own compost tea!

    Continue reading »

  • Stray Bullets

    Stray Bullets

    Stray Bullets is an original music video produced by CTVN After School Matters Apprentices. It portrays how stray bullets can take an innocent person’s life and the negative effect on the community after a life is taken. This video sheds some light on the effects of gun violence in Chicago and why gun violence should be stopped.

    Continue reading »

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  • Response to George Zimmerman Verdict

    Response to George Zimmerman Verdict

    Response to George Zimmerman Verdict

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  • After the Bullet

    After the Bullet

    After the Bullet, produced by Community TV Network and directed by youth filmmaker Brittany Douglas is one teen’s journey through grief and resilience as she tells the story of how losing her mother to gun violence has shaped her life for better or worse. After the Bullet is a tale of survival, grief and resilience.  

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  • #WeAreWhatWeEat: Food Justice at Winnie Mandela HS

    #WeAreWhatWeEat: Food Justice at Winnie Mandela HS

      The 86 students at one of CTVN’s Alternative School sites, Winnie Mandela Intergenerational Alternative school do not have a lunch program. A group of students, tired of being hungry all day, have decided to change that. The social justice and video production class has begun a campaign, dubbed the Winnie Mandela Food Justice Project, to get a lunch program started. As part of the program, the students have been learning about food justice issues that affect their community as […]

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