February 2019

Helping youth think outside “the box” for career options

By |2019-02-15T19:21:56+00:00February 15th, 2019|Education, Humboldt Park, In-School Mentoring, Mentoring, Programs|

Youth in the mentoring program at Piccolo Elementary explored different career paths by filling out a career cluster survey. Prior to this activity, they were all certain on what they would be when they grow up. Some wanted to be professional athletes or dancers and one in particular wanted to be a professional gamer. Demarion […]

January 2019

Diving into the world of medicine

By |2019-01-16T18:12:14+00:00January 16th, 2019|Education, In-School Mentoring|

A UIC student has been attending our in-school mentoring program at Gary Elementary to teach the students about the world of medicine. They have been learning concepts such as neurological responses to stress and trauma and effects of drugs on the body. Youth have been receptive to the information and have been able to apply […]

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March 2018

La Semilla Teaching Students to Trust in God

By |2018-03-12T19:23:45+00:00March 12th, 2018|Education, La Semilla, Little Village, 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, […]

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