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30th of May 2019

Holy Trinity High School Sweeps NFTE Chicago Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

At the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) annual Chicago Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, three finalists took to the stage at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in downtown Chicago to pitch their business plans to an esteemed panel of judges. For the first time ever, all three competitors were from Holy Trinity […]


15th of May 2019

One Summer Chicago: Connecting Youth to a Successful Future with a Summer Job in Chicago

One Summer Chicago brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over 32,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24. Each year we have more applicants than job openings in One Summer Chicago. We encourage you to keep looking and applying for other opportunities while you wait to hear about […]


26th of April 2019

Culinary Job Skills Training @ The Hatchery

We have a BIG Announcement! ICNC, Chef Rick Bayless, Accion, and The Hatchery Chicago are excited to announce the launch of their Culinary Workforce Development Program for young adults: Impact Culinary Training. Impact Culinary Training: The first cohort will be launching on June 24, 2019! The program is open to Chicago young adults ages 16-24 […]


1st of April 2019

Applications Now Open for Opportunities with After School Matters®

New winter programs available and nearly 7,000 program opportunities offered spring 2019 After School Matters® is now excepting applications for spring 2019 programs, which will begin the week of February 12. Students can choose from more than 400 programs in the arts, communications and leadership, sports and STEM offered at various Chicago public high schools, […]


22nd of March 2019

ComEd Leaders Help Further Students’ STEM Skills at Immersive Workshop

This past weekend ComEd hosted fifty Chicagoland freshman students at the Art Institute of Chicago to further develop their STEM skills and enhance their understanding of the fundamentals of energy, smart-city technologies and sustainability. This session is a part of the ComEd HFS Chicago Scholars STEM Program that launched in December, offered exclusively to students […]


Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Has Openings for High School Young Men 14 to 19 Years Old

Do you know a child who is struggling at home or in school? Have they faced difficult experiences, such as grief, loss, unstable living environments, or traumatic events? Mercy Home might be the solution to help these kids.


26th of February 2019

Teens: Work outside this summer!

Keep Chicago parks clean & beautiful as a Landscape Junior Laborer The Chicago Park District is currently hiring teens age 16 & up as Landscape Junior Laborers. Work outside under supervision caring for lawns, walks, drives and outdoor spaces. Plant seeds, flowers or shrubs. Assist in cleaning parks with occasional work indoors. Apply now! We […]


19th of February 2019

Apply for the Financial Assistance Discount for Summer Day Camp

The Chicago Park District has limited funds available to provide financial assistance for families who wish to enroll in the summer day camp program, but are unable to afford the full price of camp.  If approved, Financial Assistance will cover half of the camp cost.  Customers are responsible for paying the other half. Financial assistance is […]


5th of February 2019

High School Student Star Brooks Awarded Union League Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

Star Brooks, a resident of Humboldt Park, has been awarded a $4,000 collegiate scholarship from the Union League Boys & Girls Club.


1st of February 2019

High School Student De’Janae Phillips Awarded $10k Scholarship

De’Janae Phillips, a resident of Humboldt Park, has been awarded the $10,000 Horatio Alger State Scholarship. This award is given to outstanding young people pursuing increased opportunities through higher education in spite of adversity. “This scholarship award means so much to me because it recognizes not only the hard work I’ve put into my academic studies […]