Building relationships and community through sports 150+ kids ages 4-12 participate in our little league. Each of our leagues take youth off the streets and involve them in the positive world of sports. LV Little League website
Building relationships and community through sports 100+ high school youth participate in our basketball league each year. We also host late night open gyms two nights a week. Each of our leagues take youth off the streets and involved them in the positive world of sports.
Building relationships and community through sports 150 youth and young adults participate in our flag football league each Fall. Each of our leagues take youth off the streets and involved them in the positive world of sports.
Building relationships and community through sports 22 teams and 350 players participate in our community based softball league. We "play for peace" and break down walls between neighborhood and gang divisions through sports.
Basketball Apprenticeship Program Open Gym has been a staple at the Humboldt Park location for generations. CrossOver expands that tradition of open play basketball, incorporating greater elements of mentoring, career preparation, and life skills training for participating apprentices. The program envisions each participant crossing over from adolescence to adulthood, successfully finding a life full of [...]
After-School and Summer Education The Vine was the brainchild of the children of Humboldt Park. When the original computer lab launched in 2006, it soon began overflowing with children looking for a safe after-school space. Their mantra: What are we going to do in the summer? The Vine was our answer, and it has [...]
Born in 2009 in Chicago's westside neighborhood Humboldt Park, Arise is a youth fueled, creative business that seeks to empower, encourage, and educate youth through the vehicle of entrepreneurship and discipleship. Every piece is handmade on the westside by Chicago youth! Visit our Etsy Shop [...]
The La Semilla After-School Program serves the children of our community, both academically and spiritually. The program includes homework help and tutoring, snack time, games, Bible lessons, gym and nutrition education, and more.
Violence Prevention & Intervention The Urban Life Skills Program is an intensive Gang Intervention Program in the Little Village Community on Chicago’s Southwest Side. For the past two years, the program has worked with over 75 gang involved youth that are wards of the Cook County Juvenile Court. [...]