Running Forward youth enjoyed a 4 mile run on the Lakefront Trail this past week. It was a nice change from running in the busy neighborhood of Little Village. We had a debriefing session afterwards and youth shared that they really enjoyed the experience and that they would love to do it again. All smiles […]
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!
See pictures of opening day!
During Spring Break our youth involved in our Open Gym nights engaged in caring and serving their community of Little Village by taking to the streets and helping clean our neighborhood. Our youth were accompanied by other youth from New Hope Community Church and from New Life Community Church- Lawndale campus. Youth served together to […]
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 […]
See all the colorful pictures!
See what we are doing at our in-school mentoring 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, […]
We were able to make 4 teams with 8 players on each roster!