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!
The Little Village basketball team participated in the Tony Aguirre Tournament for the third year in a row and had a great time!
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 […]
Arise is a youth-fueled, creative business that seeks to empower, encourage and educate youth through the vehicles of entrepreneurship and discipleship.
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 […]