The Turkey Bowl brought community together for a day of Football, Food and Fellowship. With the weather at a crisp 40 degrees, we were able to play 3 games, one flag football and two old fashion tackle football. The community brought a lot of food to share like rice, mashed potatoes, hot chocolate and tamales. […]
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, […]
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!
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 […]
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!
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.
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 […]