From the Barrio Foundation partners with the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations to announce Safe Streets Initiative

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Video from the Spanish Book Launch Event

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Corey interviewed on Stargazing Stories: Sparking Your Creativity w/host Dr. Carol Stalcup

Hear Robert on Chicago Public Radio Eight Forty-Eight, WBEZ 91.5

Robert’s interview with Mary Jane Popp on KAHI Radio AM 950

Robert’s appearance on 1460 KION AM, Salinas CA.

Recent Interview with Robert on The Dr. Pat Show.

Spoken Word Performance by DLUX: THE LIGHT based on the book From the Barrio to the Board Room.


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Washington High School, June 14, 2010

Roosevelt Middle School, May 12, 2010

Darwin Elementary School, Chicago, IL, sponsored by Holland & Knight


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The From the Barrio Foundation is currently implementing From the Barrio to the Classroom in Chicago Public Schools and schools and youth prisons around the country. To view where the program is being utilized see our program usage page.

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"After reading From the Barrio to the Board Room, Mary quit her job and started her own private practice." "I was afraid but I read his book and it inspired me, and I thought, "I can do this," and then I started to put my plan into action." - Mary McMillan Clinical Social Worker
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