Skyhawks Hoping Funds Keep Rolling In


By Jenna West They gather each Wednesday and Friday night at the Jesse White Community Center, sounds of basketballs dribbling across the court, laughter and coaches calling plays filling the gymnasium. And in the background, the ever-present hum of wheels turning. In their third year in existence, the Chicago Skyhawks dream of one day making […]

Turning an adaptive lifestyle into a rewarding lifestyle

By Hannah Gebresilassie A Medill Newsmakers Report When society thinks of people in wheelchairs, we often think of what they can’t do instead of what they can do. In this edition of Medill Newsmakers, wheelchair users in Chicago open up about living an adaptive lifestyle. The perspectives come from gunshot survivors, Skyhawks wheelchair basketball team […]