Kevin Cherep, Chicago Youth Centers discusses their 61 years of helping youth through development programs. With a focus on pathways to skills, & esteem programs, they serve over 1400 kids and 700 family members by providing kids opportunities.
The newly redeveloped Theater on the Lake complex boasts The Lakefront Restaurant & the Skyline Patio, available for private rentals & public events. This new venue is a collaboration partnership with Lakefront Hospitality Group & the Chicago Park Dist.
10% of the population has one of two types of diabetes. Type 2 grows during your life and is mostly based on diet. Diabetes Food Hub is a website where people can find guidance and healthy recipes for help planning their diet.
Fresh food & diet affects children's learning & behavior. Providing gardening education & maintenance to over 23,000 students this year, schools also enjoy their fresh bounty. The Annual gala in September will help to continue to grow
Girls, ages 9-18 can become confident leaders in their communities. Ladies of Virtue matches participants with highly successful mentors and prepares them for leadership through college readiness and career preparation.
Illinois has a shortage of teachers. Other states offer a streamlined curriculum which specializes in your area of teaching. This cuts down on time and money spent on college costs and helps students who have financial difficulties.
The American Indian Center of Chicago is a place where both American Indians and their allies gather. Through education, arts and community justice programming, the Center works to keep American Indian culture alive. The American Indian Center is one of the oldest Centers in the country and has a long history of serving the American Indian community in Chicago. The Center recently moved into a new building and encourages everyone to participate in our programs and visit our art gallery. Check the website for current programming.
Bridget French, Rockford Public Schools discusses students need to learn about career options in their 9th & 10th year and choose an academy in their 11th & 12th year. Their program helps students find careers they are passionate about.