Chicago’s CircEsteem uses circus arts to empower young people

By Alissa Anderegg When Antoinette Mpawenayo, 17, first came to Chicago from Tanzania, she struggled with the language and the culture.  “English is not my first language,” she said. “I was bullied by students at school.” Her  refugee caseworker saw something in the way she moved around and suggested she join a circus program that had […]