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Hotline shows are live call-in programs on weeknights that cover health, education, domestic violence, economic development, and local issues.

 

For a live stream of these programs, go here.

 

Live call-in shows from Chicago nonprofit groups
on CAN TV21's “Hotline 21”


April - June 2014

 

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

 


 
 
5:00 p.m.

Family Credit Management
Credit counselors answer viewers’ questions regarding credit, debt, housing, and budget issues and provide objective advice in a non-threatening manner.


5:30 p.m. AIDS Call-In Live

Health and support groups educate viewers and take calls focused on HIV-AIDS prevention, risk reduction, and treatment.

 

The show is hosted by Howard Brown Health Center, Recovery 2000, Chicago House, Brothers Health Collective, Universal Family Connection, AIDS Legal Council, and Red Pump Project.


6:00 p.m.

Community Health Hotline
Health groups take viewer calls and discuss health care issues like insurance options for low-income families and the elderly, accessing affordable family healthcare centers, women's and teens' health, immunization, and government action on health issues.

 

Hosted by Sankofa Safe Child Initiative, Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force, Hispanocare, The Gift House, Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses Association, Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes, American Naprapathic Association, and The Answer, Inc.


6:30 p.m.

Phalanx Family Services
Social service workers from Phalanx talk about the organization’s initiatives that help Chicagoans build healthy relationships and stable lives.


7:00 p.m.

Global Girls
Adolescent girls, build self-awareness, explore different careers, and learn teamwork. Call-in live and participate in the discussion.


 
 
 
3:30 p.m.

Elephant & Worm TV
Students laugh, learn and interact with members of the Elephant and Worm Theatre Company.


4:00 p.m.

Job Help Hotline
Employment counselors take viewer calls and provide information about job training and placement.

 

Host organizations include Greater West-Town Community Development Project, Interfaith Workers Justice, Center for Employment Training, and Illinois Manufacturing Foundation.


4:30 p.m.

Beacon Therapeutic
Representatives of Beacon Therapeutic address the needs of homeless children who have emotional, behavioral, and/or learning issues.


5:00 p.m.

Community Health Hotline

Health groups take viewer calls and discuss health care issues like insurance options for low-income families and the elderly, accessing affordable family healthcare centers, women's and teens' health, immunization, and government action on health issues.

 

Hosted by Sankofa Safe Child Initiative, Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force, Hispanocare, The Gift House, Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses Association, Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes, American Naprapathic Association, and The Answer, Inc.


5:30 p.m.

Domestic Violence
Representatives from the Connections for Abused Women and their Children, Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, and Arab American Family Services, Mujeres Latinas En Accion take viewer calls and offer information, assistance, and referrals to women, children and families impacted by domestic abuse.


6:00 p.m. SEIU Local 73
Service Employees International Union representatives discuss issues impacting union workers.

6:30 p.m.

Business Building Business
Representatives for the Cosmopolitan Chamber of Commerce promote small business entrepreneurship and offer advice to help small and minority-owned businesses expand.


7:30 p.m. EMS Road Docs

Trained emergency medical volunteers take viewers calls and discuss the dangers motorcyclists face on the road and the emergency roadside assistance that is available in times of need.


7:30 p.m. African World View

Show hosts take viewers calls and present 40 years of investigative research featuring never before seen photographs and scholar conversations brought to you by the Queen of Sheba Historical Research Foundation.


8:00 p.m. Chicago A.B.A.T.E.

Members of A.B.A.T.E. take viewer calls and educate Illinois residents about motorcycle safety.


 
 
4:30 p.m. WestSide Writing Project

Students from this after-school initiative discuss various topics such as teen and community issues as well as current events.


5:00 p.m. TESLA with the Museum of Science and Industry
Experiment, talk, learn and have fun with some of the young scientists from the Museum of Science and Industry. Join in the fun as they do simple experiments you can try at home or school, live.

5:30 p.m.

AIDS Call-In Live
Health and support groups educate viewers and take calls focused on HIV-AIDS prevention, risk reduction, and treatment.

 

The show is hosted by Howard Brown Health Center, Recovery 2000, Chicago House, Brothers Health Collective, Universal Family Connection, AIDS Legal Council, and Red Pump Project.

 

This program is sponsored by the Chicago Department of Public Health.


6:00 p.m.

Cook County Bar Association

Representatives from the Cook County Bar Association provides legal information, resources, and referrals to viewers.


6:30 p.m. Immigration Issues

Members from the Chicago Legal Clinic, Ethiopian Community Association, and United African Organization take viewer calls and offer information about the immigration process and immigrant rights. Referrals for housing, employment, counseling and other services are also readily available.


7:00 p.m.

Political Forum
Program hosts on Political Forum join city, state and federal elected officials to take viewer calls and give Chicago residents the opportunity to ask questions about city services and activities in their neighborhoods.

 

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Thursday
4:00 p.m.

Family Resource Center on Disability

Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and get information, training, and assistance for your special needs child.


4:30 p.m.

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County

Representatives from the Clerk of the Circuit Court take viewers calls and offers information on expungements, child support, and filing criminal and civil law suits in Cook County.


5:30 p.m.

NAACP Westside Branch
Representatives of the NAACP discuss various political and social justice issues.


6:00 p.m. Chicago Students Dominate Math

Teachers from Providence St. Mel offer math homework help to Chicago high school students.


6:30 p.m. Veterans' Issues

Members of veteran related programs take viewers calls and discuss benefits, support, mental health, and other issues of importance to veterans.

 

Hosted by Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, National Women Veteran United, and National Veterans Art Museum.


7:00 p.m.

A Knock at Midnight

Program coordinators from A Knock at Midnight take viewer calls and discuss issues of drug abuse, gang involvement, teen pregnancy, violence and the impact these behaviors have on youth.


7:30 p.m.

H.O.P.E. Organization

Learn about the energy assistance, tutoring, and computer technology programs that are available to low-income families in Chicago.


8:00 p.m.

Fathers Who Care

Show host Walter Jones takes live calls and advocates for dads to be a major force in the lives of their children.


 
 
 
 
 
5:00 p.m.

Gift of Hope

Representatives from the African-American Task Force take calls from viewers and encourage Chicagoans to become organ and tissue donors.


5:30 p.m.

Congressman Davis “Listening to the people”

U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis discusses his legislative initiatives and current issues of the 7th congressional district. Constituents are encouraged to call in and share their feedback with Congressman Davis.


6:00 p.m.

International Stevenson Foundation

Representatives discuss social, political, and economic issues impacting ex-offenders and people recovering from drugs and alcohol abuse.


6:30 p.m. LGBT Issues

Members of the Gay Liberation Network, Affinity, Inc., and The Civil Rights Agenda take viewer calls and discuss issues impacting the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Trans-gender community.


   
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Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

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