Chicago Untold Stories

Chicago Untold Stories: The Truth Through The Lens Of Our Youth

In the midst of COVID-19, there were riots and protests in Chicago as people were fighting for equality and social justice. During this time of crime and unrest, students in Chicago had a unique opportunity to make a difference in their community through the help of CUS, “Chicago Untold Stories.”

CUS is a summer program that offers teens video production experience and teaches them how to learn to shoot documentary-style films on an iPhone. We spoke with Lateefa Harland Young, Educator at Hyde Park Academy, and Rashaan Meador, Educator and CUS Producer about the importance of this initiative, and their involvement in the program.

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