Our volunteer mentors took their mentees horseback riding! Many of our mentees and some mentors had never been on a horse before so they were pretty nervous. Despite their fears, they got on the horses and did a great job! We all rode through some beautiful trails in the Cook County Forest Preserves near Palos […]
Mentors from Humboldt Park and Little Village collaborated to bring youth from both neighborhoods together. Youth that normally do not venture out of their neighborhood were able to interact with other youth that are the same age as them but from a different cultural background. They were able to share a meal together, get to […]
Summer fun with one of our partner organizations R City.
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!
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 Little Village basketball team participated in the Tony Aguirre Tournament for the third year in a row and had a great time!
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 […]
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