NLC staff members, Andre and Victoria, were part of the Metropolitan Peace Academy, a citywide Training academy for street outreach workers, in partnership with Metropolitan Family Services and Communities Partnering for Peace. This 144 hour training focuses on the field of street outreach and how to become a better outreach worker. Andre and Victoria worked […]
New Life Centers was chosen as a seed grant winner with the Obama Foundation’s My Brothers Keeper Initiative. Last week we headed to Oakland for MBK Rising, a national summit for young men of color and organizations serving them across the US. It was an energizing time where Matt DeMateo, our Executive Director, […]
Cubs Charities has awarded New Life Centers a 2018 Diamond Project grant to help improve youth baseball and softball fields and facilities across Chicago’s neighborhoods!
This $150,000 grant will pay for lights to be installed at the two softball and baseball fields at La Villita Park in Little Village. This installment will allow the community to play more games as play […]
New Life Centers youth help make a documentary called Beacons of Hope
Check out the video!
Summer fun with one of our partner organizations R City.
See pictures from Little Village Family Play!
The Urban Life Skills Juvenile Justice program is striving to not only teach our young people essential life skills, but also, to give them the opportunity to experience different things and meet new people.
Recently our basketball programming was highlighted by the Chicago Bulls and last night we had the amazing opportunity to be featured by the Chicago Cubs. We are proud of all of the work that our team puts in to reach hundreds of youth each week through mentoring, education, and sports.
Last night we took 10 […]