24 hours at New Life Centers

24 hours at New Life Centers

Dear Beloved Community,

As I was reflecting on the day I was so grateful for all the things that God has provided and all the amazing things that our team does each day. I wanted to give you a quick snapshot of the last 24 hours at New Life Centers. Life is full but we wouldn’t have it any other way.

  • 22 youth head to a Bulls game
  • 50 youth play in 9th-10th grade basketball league
  • Over 60 youth at after school program
  • Our girls visit a bookstore to learn about leadership
  • Completion of our annual financial audit ensuring we manage resources with utmost integrity
  • Social entrepreneurship training
  • Multiple teams play in our neighborhood basketball playoffs
  • Youth head to the gym to lift weights
  • Multiple one on one mentoring sessions
  • 15 coaches come together to plan this years Little Village Little League
  • Basketball training and apprenticeships for multiple youth
  • Meetings with funders and neighborhood networks
  • Leadership development and training as we grow and build neighborhood leaders and capacity
  • Grant budgets submitted
  • Strategy and development of a citywide violence prevention effort
  • Data team working on tracking our outputs and outcomes
  • Multiple meetings around strategy and growth as an agency
  • Lots of memes sent between staff to keep us laughing and encouraging each other
  • Deep conversations about the challenges we are facing
  • Street intervention with a situation one of our youth is facing
  • Late night emails to keep up with the tasks at hand
  • Prayer and thanksgiving for all that God has done and is going to do
  • A quick update on social media to tell the stories

Thanks for your prayers, encouragement, and support. Love you all.

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Matt DeMateo
Executive Director
New Life Centers

By | 2017-05-03T13:34:43+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Education, Mentoring, Sports, Vision|0 Comments

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