Using her home Nineteenth Ward in Chicago as an example, Addams explains how political corruption is born in the corruption of youth and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships instead. This is the eighth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
Addams discusses the role of a lack of recreation for youth as a source of political corruption and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships.
Addams argues for the regulation of public recreation to provide safe venues for women, youth, and communities. This is the seventh article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and how women can affect change.
On the opening night of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, held in Cleveland from June 12-19, Addams discusses how the difficulties of children can rouse society's greatest sentiments for charity, but that children also have for their own intrinsic value. The speech was published in the Proceedings.