at-risk youth

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    • 5.16.14

      Last Chance High

      On Chicago's West Side, there is a school for the city's most at-risk youth—the Moses Montefiore Academy. Most of the students at Montefiore have been kicked out of other schools for aggressive behavior, and many have been diagnosed with emotional...

    • 5.9.14

      Last Chance High

      In episode six of Last Chance High, Cortez takes an emotional trip to the prison where his father is serving a life sentence for murder. Deeply affected by the visit, Cortez begins taking his medicine regularly and soon shocks his teachers with...

    • 4.25.14

      Last Chance High

      Crystal runs away from home leaving her mother to fear for the worst. Augustine visits the doctor to discuss a potentially life-threatening surgery to fix a deformation in his face, and deals with his anger issues brought on by bullying from other kids.

    • 4.18.14

      Last Chance High

      In part three, Montreal "Spanky" Almond reveals some of the trauma that may have caused him to lose his voice. Coach Williams reaches out, hoping to make a difference in the boy's life.

    • 4.5.14

      Students at Chicago's Moses Montefiore Academy Are One Mistake Away from Being Locked Up

      VICE News goes inside Moses Montefiore Academy, a school for Chicago's most at-risk youth, and the homes of students who are one mistake away from being locked up.

    • 8.6.12

      Wet Hot American Bummer

      Just hearing the words “summer camp” makes people think of fun games and swimming and popsicles and innocent over-the-pants handjobs. Little do they know, there is a whole other super serious, bummer-inducing breed of summer camps—the camps for at-risk...