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The youth empowerment audio journal is a repository of stories about how the city works for young people. We are interested in growing this story archive. If you are a Chicago teenager with your own story about a public place, we would like to publish it here. Contact us at:


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Walk In Our Shoes is a project of Territory NFP: young people building voice, vision, and agency through the practice of design in our communities. Our vision is young designers making the city a healthier place for diverse communities.