Friday, January 11, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Kiana Walker works tow jobs, but it wasn’t enough to keep her in school. | Photo provided
Kiana Walker spent the holidays this year working as a life skills trainer at Restorative Rehab Service in Carbondale, a firm that helps those suffering from neurological trauma live independently and develop life skills. When she wasn’t working at the rehabilitation firm, she was working as a cashier at Party City. But it wasn’t enough.
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Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Azariah Evans and Breanne Escamilla, two of the local students in Proviso Township who were treated to a free movie and novel on Saturday. | Shanel Romain
On Nov. 18, the nonprofit Best of Proviso Township, along with many local co-sponsors, hosted a free screening of the The Hate U Give — a movie about a police-involved shooting based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Angie Thomas.
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