March 2018

La Semilla Teaching Students to Trust in God

By | 2018-03-12T19:23:45+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Education, La Semilla, Little Village, Programs|

This semester at La Semilla After-School Program the students have been learning about the life and ministry of Jesus. One week they focused on the story of Jesus calming the storm on the lake, and the students re-enacted the story with boats they had created. They also drew a picture of a moment when they were afraid, […]

February 2018

Urban Life Skills Partners with SGA To Give Youth on Probation a New Experience

By | 2018-02-19T20:20:50+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Juvenile Justice, Little Village, Location, Mentoring, Partnerships, Programs, Urban Life Skills|

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.

Urban Life Skills Receives National Gold Star Mentoring Recognition Award

By | 2018-02-15T19:19:53+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Mentoring, Urban Life Skills|

We were honored to receive the National Gold Star Mentoring Recognition Award for our top quality standards in mentoring. Jorge Roque, our Mentoring Director, was on hand to receive the award.

We are very proud of the hard work that the Urban Life Skills team has invested in order to receive this recognition. Thanks to all […]

January 2018

Boxing Program Teaches Discipline Both In and Out of the Ring

By | 2018-01-29T22:05:45+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Boxing, Little Village, Location, Programs, Sports|


Our boxing program has grown as we have been given the opportunity to partner with new schools and expand our in-school mentoring program. As a result, our boxing program attendance has doubled in the past two months. In the month of January, participants set goals for themselves which will help foster discipline and perseverance.  We […]

December 2017

June 2017

#RespectCommunity with the Chicago Cubs

By | 2017-06-15T15:48:53+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Mentoring, Programs, Sports, Urban Life Skills|

Beloved Community,

We are proud to continue to partner with the Chicago Cubs. Today we were the featured #RespectCommunity partner and Coach Joe Maddon represented our Urban Life Skills Program shirt at the post game interview. Thankful to be able to serve our youth and mentor them toward New Life and New […]