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The Tutor/Mentor resource library moved to this website in late 2021. While new articles are added every week the site does not draw attention to them.  I'm starting this list to show articles added. I hope it helps.

8-4-2022 - QUESTIONS TO ASK POLICE CHIEFS - JULY 2020 ARTICLE
https://equalityalec.substack.com/p/questions-to-ask-police-chiefs
This article by Alec Copaganda includes a list of questions every Police chief in the country should be asking on a regular basis.  Take a look. 
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8-3-2022 - CHIVES - A CHICAGO DATA COLLABORATIVE AND COMMUNITY MAPPING APPLICATION
https://chichives.com/
From the website: "ChiVes brings data on Chicago's environment together at the neighborhood level.  It's a partnership of researchers, community organizations, and civic groups. 
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8-3-2022 - CENTER FOR SPATIAL DATA SCIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (CSDS)
https://spatial.uchicago.edu/
From the website: "At CSDS we think spatially about research problems; We develop state-of-the-art methods for geospatial analysis; implement them through open source software tools; apply them to policy-relevant research in the social sciences; and disseminate them through education and support to a worldwide community."
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8-1-2022 - PROJECT IMPACT 180 LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING PROGRAM
https://www.projectimpact180.org/
From the website: "Project Impact 180 is a community-based leadership and mentoring program for youth 7-17  years of age living in high risk communities. The program fosters a safe place where youth are trained to creatively explore problems and solutions in their lives, families and communities through nontraditional experiences."
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8-1-2022 - THE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR STUDENT SUCCESS 
https://www.partnershipstudentsuccess.org/mission-vision/
From the website: "The NPSS helps schools, educators, and communities connect all students with the holistic, people-powered supports they need to learn and achieve their potential."  
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7-28-2022 updated link - TECHNOLOGY LEARNING TOOLS LIST - CREATED BY CLMOOC - 2 022 update
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The Making Learning Connected MOOC at http://clmooc.educatorinnovator.org/2014/ has nearly 1000 participants. This Google doc is a list of tech tools that members have shared.
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7-26-2022 - 'URBAN DECAY' CREATED BY SEGREGATION FUELING POVERTY, POPULATION LOSS ON CHICAGO SOUTH, WEST SIDES. 2022 STUDY
https://news.wttw.com/2022/07/19/urban-decay-created-segregation-fueling-poverty-population-loss-south-west-sides-study
This is an article on the WTTW website pointing to a new study showing negative impact of segregation on Chicago's South and West sides. 
Read full study at https://www.cookcountytreasurer.com/scavengersalestudymapsofinequality.aspx
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7-26-2022 - GIRL UP - UNITING GIRLS TO SAVE THE WORLD
https://girlup.org/
This is an international movement to advance girls' skills, rights, and opportunities to be leaders. 
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7-26-2022 - BUSINESS LEADER'S GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHANGE
https://www.ventivtech.com/blog/a-business-leaders-guide-to-climate-change
This guide provides business leaders with a simplified roadmap toward actionable Climate Change changes they can make at a corporate level.  Links to additional resources are provided.  
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7-22-2022 - ARTISTS AND WRITERS AROUND THE WORLD MOBILIZING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
https://agamagenda.com/when-is-now-mobilizing-artists-and-writers-around-the-world-for-climate-action/
This campaign is called "When is Now" and is a project of The Agam Agenda, which is a project of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (https://icsc.ngo/).  
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7-22-2022 - ADVICE FOR TRANSFORMING SYSTEMS: 3 RESOURCES FOR FOUNDATIONS FROM FSG CONSULTING
https://www.fsg.org/advice-for-transforming-systems/
Download these three FREE resources "to help you reflect on how your foundation can build power, follow the community, and support the movements we all need to transform inequitable systems." 
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7-21-2022 - INTERN XL - NEW PLATFORM (2022) FOR INTERNSHIP MATCHING
https://internxl.org/about/#mce_temp_url#
From the website: "Intern XL, created by the Fund II Foundation, is an intelligent platform that brings precision, diversity, inclusion, and efficiency to the internship hiring  process for top companies."  
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7-20-2022 - COUNTY POPULATION TRENDS, 2020 TO 2021, AND RACE/ETHNICITY WITH THE LARGEST CHANGE
https://eig.org/working-age-white-americans-exited-large-cities/
Interactive map on Economic Innovation Group website shows changes in population for different parts of the USA.  Check out the Issue Areas and Analysis parts of the website. 
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7-20-2022 - OLLEGE PROMISE CAREERS INSTITUTE (link updated to add mypromisetool.org)
https://www.collegepromise.org/
From the website: "We are a national, non-partisan, non-profit initiative that builds broad public support for funding the first two or more years of postsecondary education for hard-working students, and ensuring those students have access to quality educational opportunities and supports.  Use the mypromisetool.org interactive map to find College Promise programs anywhere in the USA.
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7-18-2022 - JIM CROW DEBT: hOW BLACK BORROWERS EXPERIENCE STUDENT LOANS
https://edtrust.org/resource/jim-crow-debt/
The Education Trust surveyed nearly 1,300 Black Borrowers from across the nation about Student Debt. This article shares their experiences.   Check out the Data Tools resource page on the EdTrust website, too. 
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7-14-2022 - WORKFORCE GPS - ONLINE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO HELP BUILD CAPACITY OF AMERICA'S PUBLIC WORKFORCE INVESTMENT SYSTEM
https://www.workforcegps.org/
This US Dept of Labor resource was developed "specifically for workforce professionals, educators and business leaders, giving you the tools you need to create innovative approaches to improve the employment prospects of job seekers.
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7-14-2022 - ENGAGE EVERY STUDENT - NEW CALL TO ACTION (JULY 2022)
https://engageeverystudent.org/
From the website: "Engage Every Student is a bold new call to action to provide high-quality out-of-school time learning opportunities for every child who wants to participate."  This is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and many partners.  Posted in this section

7-14-2022 - NURSING CAREERS - FASTEST GROWING SPECIALTIES
https://nursingexams.org/fastest-growing-nursing-jobs/#0461
Nursing offers many career paths. This article points to some of the fastest growing specialties. 
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7-13-2022 - AFRICAN FOLKTALE BOOKS - FROM "LAURA'S BOOKSHELF"
https://lkgbooks.blogspot.com/p/newest-books.html
This page points to a long list of book titles related to African Folktales and Diaspora Folktales. 
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7-12-2022 - WHAT DOES IT TAKE ... TO DECARBONIZE  YOUR STATE?
https://decarbmystate.com/about
This is a new site that offers ideas for ending climate pollution by using clean electrification, at the state policy level, rather than Federal.  Take a look. This site was developed by Chicago volunteers via the weekly ChiHackNight event.
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7-8-2022 - BROADCOM FOUNDATION - SEEKS TO ADVANCE SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) EDUCATION
https://broadcomfoundation.org/community/#stem-ecosystem
Browse this website to see many projects and resources intended to engage learners with STEM education and career opportunities. This link points to a page showing STEM projects and competitions along with resources for digital making and learning how to code and create.  Posted in this section

7-7-2022 - PRISON POLICY INITIATIVE
https://www.prisonpolicy.org/
From the website: "The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative produces cutting edge research to expose the broader harm of mass criminalization, and then sparks advocacy campaigns to create a more just society." View the maps and report showing where people in prisons come from. 
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7-7-2022 - SCHOOLS SPENDING MILLIONS ON NEW VIRTUAL TUTORING. iS IT WORKING?  2022 ARTICLE
https://www.chalkbeat.org/2022/6/29/23186973/virtual-tutoring-schools-covid-relief-money
In response to Covid the Federal government has made millions of dollars available for virtual tutoring to help fill gaps for students who lost ground when schools were fully online.  This article is from Chalkbeat Chicago.
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