Community Christian Alternative Academy (CCA)

Community Christian Alternative (CCA) Academy is a high school on Chicago's west side. The school is located in the Lawndale neighborhood, one of the Chicago's most poverty and crime ridden communities, often topping the list for murders, prostitution and drug dealing. CCA Academy provides high school drop outs a last chance opportunity to get their diploma and placement into a college or technical training program. Against tremendous odds the CCA Academy has survived for over 25 years providing a stable environment and a road map for disadvantaged youth. To learn more click here .

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