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4th of February 2021

Head Start and Early Head Start Program

NOW ENROLLING for Virtual and In-Person programs!  Early Learning Programs: Head Start and Early Head Start.  Chicago Youth Centers is now accepting applications for children ages 15 months to 5 years old.  CYC is an inclusive program that accepts children of varying abilities (or disabilities), as well as dual language learners.  During these uncertain times, […]


28th of January 2021

“CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund” Now Accepting Applications

In partnership with Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) contractor Walsh-Fluor and non-profit Chicago Scholars, CTA opens college scholarship program for low-income Chicago youth in program’s second year CHICAGO – Mayor Lightfoot, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) recently announced that new applications are now being accepted for the “CTA Elevating Futures […]


19th of November 2020

CTA, ACE host Trades Day for CPS Students

While COVID has hit the pause button on so many opportunities for our high school students, CTA is helping provide a path for CPS high school students to pursue architecture-, construction- and engineering-related careers through CTA’s historic Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project. On Wednesday, November 18, CTA, RPM contractor Walsh-Fluor and the ACE […]


23rd of September 2020

An Update on Mercy Home’s Admissions Process

With the many changes and challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought, Mercy Home wanted to provide the Chicago community an update about the policies and procedures we have put in place to ensure the safety of our young people, their families, and our coworkers. To make this transition as safe as possible, we, in […]


18th of August 2020

The Trust for Public Land Coloring Contest for kids ages 4 to 12

Hey, Kids! Enter our Summer of 2020 Coloring Contest and you may win some fun prizes! It’s easy: download and print the coloring sheet which is attached here. Add some color to it using crayons, pencils, markers, whatever you like! Please only use the coloring sheet we provide and not your own paper. Please keep […]


4th of August 2020

Building Stories: Chicago Public Library’s Summer Learning Challenge

Take part in the Summer Learning Challenge at the North Pulaski Branch! July 6 – August 15, 2020 Register at the North Pulaski Branch or online at chipublib.org/summer Grab your Explorer’s Guide, a free book, and a create kit to take home (while supplies last). Read, Discover, and Create all summer long: Read 500 minutes […]


31st of July 2020

Association House now enrolling high school students

ASSOCIATION HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL High school is not the same journey for everyone — but traditional schools often treat it that way. Whether it’s due to impersonal classes, absent counseling, family challenges, or children of one’s own, not everyone reaches graduation the same way. The Association House High School offers a new path to 16 […]


17th of July 2020

Fresh Start, a debt forgiveness program through City Colleges of Chicago

City Colleges has launched the Fresh Start initiative, a debt forgiveness program for more than 21,000 City Colleges students who attended City Colleges in the last ten years in good standing but have debt that prevents them from completing their degree or certificate. For more information we encourage you to visit www.ccc.edu/freshstart to learn more.   


7th of July 2020

Humboldt Park student is one of the recipients of “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund”

CTA, RPM Contractor Walsh-Fluor and Chicago Scholars in 2020 Launched RPM Scholarship Program to Help Youth Pursue Education and Careers in Construction Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. and CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson announced today that three recent Chicago Public School graduates have been named recipients of the “CTA Elevating […]


7th of June 2020

Free Cisco Classes to Chicago Residents

Wright College is offering Free Technology Classes to Chicago Residents.  Gain Technical Skills with Cisco at Home-City Colleges of Chicago: Technology Boot Camps, Registration ends Friday, June 19, 2020. For more information, please visit www.ccc.edu/cisco. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 773-481-8800 or Email at: wwc-continuing-ed@ccc.edu We hope […]