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Record #: O2017-8420   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/21/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action:
Title: Honorary street designation as "Kidz Korner Way"
Sponsors: Brookins, Jr., Howard
Topic: STREETS - Honorary Designations
Attachments: 1. O2017-8420.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

SECTION I. Pursuant to an ordinance heretofore passed by the City Council which allows erection of honorary street-name signs, the Commissioner of Transportation shall take the necessary action for standardization of South Ashland Avenue, from West 79th Street to West 80h Street (7900 to 8000 South Ashland Avenue) as "Kidz Korner Way."

HOWARD B. BROOKINS, JR. ; Alderman, 21st Ward

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication.

Kidz Korna, NFP - 773-957-6422
Youth Organization Television Show *New 50+ Movement Mailing Address: 7901 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago IL 60620 / /

Biography for Kidz Korna - We We celebrating over 20 years of Youth Service!

Since 1995, Kidz Korna, NFP has been taking youth from the corners to opportunities, formed with hand full of young people under the direction of DeleceWilliams in a 3rd floor apartment overlooking the corner of 79th and Ashland.

Having being fed up with the violence and abuse taking place with inner-city youth we founded a local tv show called Kidz Korna produced at Can Television of which to date has impacted thousands of families throughout the city of Chicago with our community outreach work including house music and ministry.

The most unique thing about the show is that it became a magnet for child abuse prevention. Secretly, youth would call in for help and our young people began to respond, coming off the screen and into the streets to get answers.

Our work has now gained global attention from a major television network in London where as BBC is flying a camera crew here to film the corner were Kidz Korna got started on 79th and Ashland along with the King of House Music, Farley Jackmaster Funk, our Music Producer.

In the early 2000's on that same corner we turned a small abandoned ...

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