Summer in South Chicago, in Haiku

These haikus are from the seven students on the Summer Service Partnership’s Team South Chicago. A medical student, social work student and undergraduate from the University of Chicago partner with four high school students from Chicago’s South Sude to learn about the social determinants of health, volunteer with community organizations, and develop a health service project. Today Team South Chicago will be sharing information on teen sexual health at the Centro Juan Diego health fair. Yesterday they posted these haikus to the SSP blog–loving it!

Summer Service Partnership

Through the summer

Summer Service Partnership

Our team was too sweet

My partners in crime

Mentors plus the squad of youth

Team South Chicago

Community. Work.

History, weeds, gardening

Sweat. Love. Health. Walks. Us

Met Juan Diego

Clarice plus associates

Who are these people

In the challenge zone

We are here this summer to

empower ourselves

Sun shine, bus ride,

Tacos, burritos, large sprite

Cup filled with ice

Students first, building

bridges to share knowledge

growing, transforming

Fly fantmss so good

too sweet to decolonize

many names, one team

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