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22nd of May 2017

Bucktown McDonald’s owners give $10,000 to Roberto Clemente Community Academy

On Saturday, May 20th, there was a gathering at the McDonald’s on Western Avenue in Chicago to celebrate the end of week-long fundraising events with Roberto Clemente Community Academy. On Monday, the 15th, the owners of the McDonald’s spoke at Clemente and told their story to the students and the students were able to ask questions. All week, […]


19th of May 2017

Girl-Focused Nonprofits Collaborate to Strengthen Chicago

Five local nonprofits came together to discuss the issues facing girls in Chicago’s communities and how to support them. As part of Chicago Community Trust’s “On the Table” series, the conversation addressed how to strengthen underserved communities to respond to girls’ needs. Local activists who focus on supporting girls included April Lillstrom (Urban Initiatives), Pam […]


21st of April 2017

4 Steps 2 College

JP Paulus, President of Do-Gooder Consulting, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, April 24, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Nonprofit “U” is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and […]


12th of April 2017

After School Matters Summer Applications Now Open

After School Matters® is now accepting teen applications for its summer 2017 program session. More than 600 programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology will be offered at more than 60 Chicago public high schools, as well as Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library and community organization locations throughout the city, and downtown […]


6th of April 2017

Chicago Teens from Humboldt Park & West Side Explore Career Paths and Tour DeVry University

Chicago teens and middle school students from the south and west sides of the city including Englewood, North Lawndale and Humboldt Park attended a free one-day Leadership Institute at the DeVry University, part of DeVry Education Group, a global provider of educational services, on April 1st. Over 40 girls were able to take a campus […]


13th of March 2017

ComEd Partners with Chicago Public High Schools to Launch Career Tour for Student

ComEd is partnering with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to launch a tour to present internship and career opportunities to high school seniors. Throughout the month of March, ComEd recruiters will visit seven high schools including Prosser High School, Sullivan High School, Simeon High School, Curie High School, Raby High School, Schurz High School, and the […]


9th of March 2017

Rowe Clark Senior Wins Distinguished Award

Rowe Clark Math & Science Academy high school senior, Fabio Moss, has gone above and beyond to support and enrich his community. In honor of his hard work, Fabio has been named the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago’s 2017 Youth of the Year. This award is Boys and Girls Clubs highest local honor, rewarding leadership, […]


23rd of January 2017

Student from Rowe Clark Recites Winning Poem at Too Hot to Handel

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Exelon provided tickets to students from Rowe Elementary School and the Exelon African American Resource Group to attend Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah, a feel-good production that puts a contemporary spin of jazz, gospel, and blues on Handel’s Messiah at the Auditorium Theatre. Before the […]


14th of December 2016

Registration now open for Chicago Park District Winter Break Camps

When school is out, parks are in! Sign up now for Chicago Park District Winter Break Camps! 


9th of December 2016

Applications Now Open for Chicago High School Teens Seeking Paid Apprenticeship & Internship Programs with After School Matters®

After School Matters® is now accepting teen applications for its Spring 2017 program session.