Back in March of 2017, an administrator from our residency at the Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School approached us about applying to be presenters at a symposium for those who work detained youth. This symposium was organized by the National Partnership for Juvenile Services and we quickly and excitedly organized our application. After a few

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We were honored to join Holocaust Community Services and its members in the planning and presentation of an event last Sunday, sharing healing and hopeful music alongside survivors onstage at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. This event was significant, touching, and difficult for all in attendance. HCS released their new book “Never Heard

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DEBORAH’S PLACE SUMMER RESIDENCY MARKS THE BEGINNING OF A EXPANSIVE BLUES PROJECT FOR FIFTH HOUSE ENSEMBLE’S EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS     In a neighborhood on Chicago’s West side, nestled in between a school and a highway is an unassuming brick building. Deborah’s Place  is unique as a housing facility for women experiencing homelessness and it is

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