Chicago Urban League presents 'I Am' initiative

February 15, 2008 4:01:21 PM PST
The Chicago Urban League wants to address what it calls a crisis affecting African-American males.At a luncheon Friday, the league presented its new "I Am" initiative.

The program seeks to empower African-American men and youth to achieve success socially, at school, at work and at home.

More than a thousand people attended Friday's luncheon at the Chicago Hilton.