Youth in the mentoring program at Piccolo Elementary explored different career paths by filling out a career cluster survey. Prior to this activity, they were all certain on what they would be when they grow up. Some wanted to be professional athletes or dancers and one in particular wanted to be a professional gamer. Demarion […]
See how youth take the initiative in a community service project.
All the volunteer mentors gathered for an Appreciation Thanksgiving meal. We ate and handed out raffle prizes. Each mentor received a gift card as a token of appreciation from New Life Centers for all their hard work with their mentees.
There was a panel discussion by some of our most seasoned staff mentors. It was a […]
The Arise Creation’s middle and high school girls will host a booth this year at the CCDA Conference in Chicago. The girls have been working hard to reach their goals both as individuals and as a team. Each day they are learning what it means to be rooted in God’s truth, […]
Summer fun with one of our partner organizations R City.
On May 18th New Life Centers was recognized by Mentor Illinois with the 2018 Innovation in Mentoring Award. This was given for all the mentoring innovations we have implemented in the Urban Life Skills Program. Thanks to our staff for all their hard work!
We are very thankful for all the volunteers that play a role at New Life Centers. Volunteers are key to the work that is done. Their faithfulness was celebrated at our annual Volunteer Spring Brunch, earlier this month.
Our volunteers serve in a variety of capacities from tutors, program support, sport referees, to volunteer mentors.
They each […]
The Vine, which is our after-school program in Humboldt Park, has been digging into art and exploring different concepts to express our creativity. Last month we brainstormed, planned, and completed a classroom mural that incorporated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with everything we have been learning about Heaven. The mural started out as a land straight out […]