The Neighborhood of South Austin

100% of the participants in our programs are African American youth who come from families designated as low-income or in poverty according to federal income guidelines. The poverty and associated poor academics, unemployment, teen age pregnancy, gang problems and violence of this neighborhood are well documented in police reports and the daily news. Our zip code, 60644, has one of the highest violent crime rates in Chicago.

 

Kidz Express NFP  •  342 South Laramie Avenue  •  Chicago, IL 60644-4806  •  info@kidzexpress.org