In The Media

TARGET Area has been featured in various media publications.  Visit the off-site links below for a sampling of some of the coverage we have received.

Chicago At A Crossroads: Solving the Gun Violence Crisis…Click here to read more.

Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb: Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago’s violence..Click here to read more.


Schulte, Sarah. 2015. What Worked in Englewood? No Shootings Over July 4. “The kids were mostly out. They were having a nice time. Not to start no trouble. They were out to enjoy the holiday,” Edward Riley said. Read More

Runge, Erik. 2015. Grant-funded Neighborhood watch credited for helping Englewood to Remain Gun Violence Free. Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood is known for gun violence.  But during the July Fourth holiday weekend, when the city documented dozens of shooting deaths, there was not a single shootings in the city’s South Side neighborhood. Read More

Francisco, Tonya and WGN Web Desk. 2015. No Shootings in Englewood Over Fourth of July Weekend. Over a violent Fourth of July weekend in Chicago one South Side neighborhood stood apart. Not a single person was shot over the long holiday weekend in Englewood. Read More

Bowean, Lolly and Gorner, Jeremy. 2015. Violent Englewood on Southside Had No Shootings July Fourth Weekend. Residents in the Englewood police district celebrated the Fourth of July weekend like most in Chicago. Read More


Mitchell, A. 2011. Educator Named to State Commission 2011 The Daily Chronicle. (PDF)

Baser, D. 2010.  Chicago group set to take parent education campaign statewide The Catalyst Chicago

Huppke, R. W. 2009. Some hope hotdog stand is a washout The Chicago Tribune (PDF)

Lydersen, K. 2009. Creating Unity through Struggle The Chicago Reporter (PDF)

Sadovi, C. 2009. CPS should improve communication The Chicago Breaking News Center (PDF)

Schneider, R. 2010. New Campaign Urges Parents to Understand the Poor Quality of Their Schools Catalyst Chicago (PDF)

Tribune Staff Report, 2009. Parents seek more school input The Chicago Tribune (PDF)

Harris, R. 2008. Pushing Big Picture Reform Catalyst Chicago (PDF)

Terry, D. 2005.Chicago Trib Watkins 1 30 05 Chicago Tribune (PDF)