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1637 N. Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
USA

(773)862-5331

Street-Level Youth Media is a non-profit, media arts literacy organization serving Chicago's youth.  We teach audio engineering, mixing, video production, digital photography, online journalism, and more.  If you are between the ages of 12 through 24, all of our programs and services are free.

If you live in Chicago and are between 12 - 24 years old, come take part in one or all of our media arts programs, book a private studio session, use our computer lab or join one of our clubs.  We also host an open-mic on the first Friday of each month.  

TWO MILLION TO ONE - Dawn to Dusk

Mild Sauce

A Youth-Run Webzine From Chicago.

TWO MILLION TO ONE - Dawn to Dusk

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There are approximately 2.7 million residents living in the city of Chicago. Occupants inhabit 237 square miles of land and make use of 26 miles of lakefront. While Chicago is a densely-populated area, work and obligations can make for an impersonal existence. “Two Million To One” is a series that captures the more intimate moments of people’s lives. It intends to give voice and meaning to otherwise nameless faces and remind one another of our shared humanity. Communities can take on many different identities through the course of one day. Student photographer Lee Martin wanted to explore his hometown of Austin and capture the true reputation of his notorious neighborhood. From dawn until dusk he roamed the streets. He discovered that in spite of being a life-long resident, he feels like an outsider.