It takes a lot to share your history publicly, but the kids in the Breakthrough Film Club are not camera shy. On May 25, the film club members will debut the efforts of their spring session – their first full-length film. The showing will be held from 12:30-2 p.m. at Westinghouse College Prep, 3223 W. Franklin Boulevard, East Garfield Park, Chicago.
Four African-American high school students at the Austin Polytechnical Academy (APA) in Chicago are applying their computer-aided manufacturing skills to a new worker-run business. The cooperative, called MECH Creations, will manufacture trumpet mouthpieces at APA, 231 N. Pine Avenue, Chicago, IL.