Monday, April 8, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Tisa Carter, a Proviso East graduate and an apprentice plumber, said she’s satisfied with the career she found in the trades. Now, she wants to open up the opportunity to other young women of color. | Alexa Rogals
Bellwood resident Tisa Carter, 29, is a rarity. She’s approaching the tail end of an apprenticeship with Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Local 130. With 6,100 members, the union is one of the largest straight-line plumbing locals in the country, according to its website.
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Sunday, April 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Rajeska Jackson (pictured with microphone) addresses students and community members during a meeting on April 7 at Proviso East that was designed to brainstorm ways of preventing another student’s suicide.
Residents in and around Proviso Township are grappling for solutions after yet another 15-year-old Proviso East student from Maywood died by suicide — the third 15-year-old East student from Maywood to die by suicide in less than six months.
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Saturday, April 6, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3:40 p.m.
A Maywood teenager has died by suicide, according to Cook County Medical Examiner’s officials.
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