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Thank you, iHeartMedia!

October 28, 2016

iHeartMedia selected After School Matters as an official charity partner for 2016 through iHeartMedia Communities. iHeartMedia's local radio stations... More ›

After School Matters Pilots New IWitness Activity in Chicago

October 27, 2016

*This article was originally published on the USC Shoah Foundation blog and has been reposted here with permission. Read the original article here. ... More ›

Engaging the High School Teen

October 21, 2016

Julia Flores introduces the teen panel during the Third Annual Systems Institute on August 3, 2016. By Julia Flores, MBA, Director of Instruction a... More ›

Making A Difference: Chicago Sports Summit

October 7, 2016

NBC5's LeeAnn Trotter introduces us to a group that's bringing Chicago business and sports leaders together to make a difference in the community. ... More ›

After School Matters Gala funds programs for teens

September 28, 2016

After School Matters celebrated 25 years of providing after-school and summer programming for Chicago teens with its annual gala Sept. 19 at Navy Pier... More ›

Kapos: Chicago’s elite toast After School Matters

September 20, 2016

Chicago isn’t Hollywood, as billionaire Peter Thiel reminded us recently. But it can get glitzy, as it did Monday at Navy Pier for the annual After ... More ›

Chicago Teens Perform, Celebrate After School Matters

September 19, 2016

Approximately 1,000 civic, corporate and community leaders attended the After School Matters® Annual Gala on Monday, September 19 at Chicago’s hist... More ›

Glass mosaic unveiled in Pilsen

August 12, 2016

A glass mosaic unveiled on Friday [August 12, 2016] honors four people who made a positive impact in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. It was created ... More ›

Block 37 hosting After School Matters teen programs

August 4, 2016

After School Matters is back at Block 37 this summer. About 150 Chicago teens have been taking part in summer programs in dance, digital media, fas... More ›


July 13, 2016

Celebrating 25 years and more than 200,000 teens! After School Matters is grateful to Block 37 (108 N. State Street, Loop) for providing space on t... More ›

Upcoming Events See all >

Shop, Jingle & Mingle 2016

December 14, 2016

Join us for our annual holiday shopping event! Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you shop for unique, teen-made gifts with s... More ›

Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2017

October 8, 2017

Join TEAM After School Matters on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. TEAM After School Matters has a limited numb... More ›