Street Outreach

October 2019

‘Hope Squad’ Bringing Light to Incarcerated Young People

By |2019-10-23T18:16:08+00:00October 24th, 2019|Juvenile Justice, Street Outreach, Programs|

This past year, New Life Centers has had the privilege of serving youth at another Juvenile Detention Center located in St Charles, IL. This project is a collaborative of the Restorative Justice Hubs (www.rjhubs.org) with partners who are located in the neighborhoods with the highest rates of violence, and are committed to hyper-local programming, […]

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July 2019

NLC Featured in Obama Foundation’s Annual Report – Check It Out!

By |2019-07-08T20:22:24+00:00July 8th, 2019|Street Outreach, Partnerships|

New Life Centers was recently featured in the Obama Foundation’s annual report. Click on the link below to see what Benny and our street outreach team is doing on a regular basis!

 

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June 2019

NLC Youth Engage In Paintball Battle with Alpha Psi Lambda

By |2019-06-06T20:42:52+00:00June 6th, 2019|Little Village, Street Outreach, Location, Programs|

New Life Centers youth participated in paintballing with the brothers of the intercollegiate fraternity Alpha Psi Lambda. The group of youth that we took from Little Village had never experienced paintballing and were excited try it. It was an evenly matched battle as the teams were mixed with both NLC youth and Alpha […]

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January 2019

May 2018

Urban Life Skills Receives Award for Innovation in Mentoring

By |2018-05-21T15:34:53+00:00May 21st, 2018|Mentoring, Urban Life Skills, Programs|

 

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!

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February 2018

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

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

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.

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Urban Life Skills Receives National Gold Star Mentoring Recognition Award

By |2018-02-15T19:19:53+00:00February 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 […]

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December 2017

June 2017

#RespectCommunity with the Chicago Cubs

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

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 […]

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April 2017

Benny and Jorge and the Quest for Peace

By |2018-05-04T01:48:43+00:00April 30th, 2017|Mentoring, Urban Life Skills, Little Village|

Wow…

God continues to bless the work at New Life Centers and open up new doors. On Friday morning the Chicago Tribune released an article featuring two of our mentors, Jorge Roque and Benny Estrada. It is front page in the Sunday morning print edition. You can read the whole article here:

www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-little-village-met-20170421-story.html

You can also see […]

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