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Terry Mccullough

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Living in a world filled with bullies

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Living in a world filled with bullies

Last time I wrote about how much of the violence and bullying we see in the world can be directly attributed to the school environment. I also wrote just a little on the prevalence of violence among and from the law enforcement officers responsible for keeping the peace and keeping our commu…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ours is a violent society

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ours is a violent society

Every day the news is filled with reports of all different kind of senseless violent acts ranging from mothers killing their babies, to random shootings that snuff out the lives of innocent bystanders. What worries me is that that so much of the violence is being blamed on gang activity. The…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s summer employment time for youths again

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s summer employment time for youths again

Yes, it’s that time of year again when summer activity and employment programs ramp up to make certain our youths are occupied when school is out and the weather is better.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's not too late to winterize your home

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's not too late to winterize your home

No doubt everyone is feeling the extreme weather we are experiencing these days.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Terry McCullough

Terry McCullough

Terry McCullough is executive director of the Thornton Township Youth Committee Program.

December 27, 2013 5:50 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Poverty surrounds you; how will you respond?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Poverty surrounds you; how will you respond?

Today is the last day of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov. 18-24). But we all know both hunger and homelessness will continue to confront us day after day after day. It's not going away just because the week dedicated to awareness has ended.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Does your child feel welcome in this world?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Does your child feel welcome in this world?

Just last week I was having a conversation with a young man I have known for several years now. He is struggling with many of the same challenges a lot of young adults are facing right now, like not enough income to support independence, job troubles, car troubles, “baby-mama” troubles, lega…

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Flood tragedies nobody talks about

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Flood tragedies nobody talks about

Everybody in south suburban Cook County is aware that on April 18, the area was drenched with rain from the storm that knocked out power in many households, caused huge traffic delays and flooded basements.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Summer interns need to develop moral fiber

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Summer interns need to develop moral fiber

Now that some of our most promising leaders have fallen from grace and Newtown, Conn., victims along with Hadiya Pendleton have been laid to rest, where do we go from here? Summer youth employment season is coming up. Maybe that will help ease the pain.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: The world did not end -- for most of us

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: The world did not end -- for most of us

If you are reading this, then you know the world did not end on Dec. 21, 2012, as predicted. So what do we do now? I understand that the prediction actually is “the world as we know it” will end and that we actually may experience a heightened awareness of ourselves and our surroundings.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Excessive train whistles deprive Cal City of sleep

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Excessive train whistles deprive Cal City of sleep

Train whistle noise in Calumet City wakes me up every morning at around 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 a.m. It is so loud and unbearable that you can’t help but wake up.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Build resiliency to ease financial hardship

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Build resiliency to ease financial hardship

Every day, my office phone, cellphone and email are filled with distress messages from people reaching out for resources to ease their desperate situations.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am
2012 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

2012 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.

January 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Still no movement toward emergency preparedness

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Still no movement toward emergency preparedness

A year ago, I presented the fact that there are very few community emergency response teams in south suburban Cook County. Chicago Heights and Tinley Park are the only two of 50-plus communities.

December 04, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Are we headed for a war, rich against poor?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Are we headed for a war, rich against poor?

I don't know anybody who has not heard there is an economic crisis in the United States — and the world. Yet we are constantly confronted by people who insist those suffering somehow brought their condition upon themselves.

October 02, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Lost generation needs to learn directions

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Lost generation needs to learn directions

It has been said that the problem with youths today is they have no direction. We've all heard that one. And as proof we point to school dropout rates, juvenile delinquency, young adult felony convictions, the shortage of entry-level jobs which forces "the kids" to be still living at home an…

June 12, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Reasons for optimism with HUD programs

In his column several weeks ago, Terry McCullough raised important concerns about two programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: the Neighborhood Stabilization Program and Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. I share a number of these concerns, particu…

March 23, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Has the Neighborhood Stabilization Program failed already?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Has the Neighborhood Stabilization Program failed already?

In 2008, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an innovative program called the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. It was established to stabilize communities suffering from foreclosures, homelessness and blight.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
2011 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

2011 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. These individuals have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.

January 02, 2011 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Prepare for the bad storms ahead

November is Winter Storm Preparedness Month. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency will highlight winter storm preparedness throughout November as part of a 12-month preparedness campaign.

November 21, 2010 12:00 am
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