Univisión, the Spanish language television station on Channel 66 in Chicago, featured stories by Social Justice News Nexus fellows during their Conexión Chicago weekly public affairs program Saturday August 23. See the four segments of the show below.
Mark Hallett of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation talked about the importance of focusing on the impacts of drugs and the drug war in Chicago. SJNN Fellow Jackie Serrato discussed her reporting on the ground-level view of drugs and gangs in Little Village. SJNN Fellows Adriana Cardona-Maguigad and Rafael Franco Steeves discussed their reporting in Puerto Rico and the pipeline for drugs and drug treatment connecting the island with Chicago. And SJNN Fellow Ahmed Hamad discussed his documentary about the impact of drugs on one hard-hit block in the west side Austin neighborhood.