Re: your mail
Kathie Cerveny (kathie@DELTA.EECS.NWU.EDU)
Wed, 9 Sep 1992 10:05:56 CDT
Thank you for your info on Atlanta. We here in Chicago are working on a
very similar problem in the "uptown" area. Here we are working with an
organization called the Northeast Organization, who has been awarded 30
million dollars in grants to get the kids off the streets and give them
Many, many organizations applied for parts of this money, but so far, our
BSA units in the area are the only ones they are really listening to -- we
will have a program, whereby the boys do community service and earn money
towards Scout activites, uniforms, etc.
So far it looks to be working -- the council is NOT involved. The charter
Good luck - - that is what this is all about -- getting those kids out of
the "muck" of their existence!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City