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Constellation at Eric Solorio High School

June 23, 2016

On Saturday, June 11, After School Matters teens and alumni were joined by the Eric Solorio Academy High School (Gage Park) community to celebrate a ... More ›

Volunteer Celebration!

June 17, 2016

Our Volunteers Matter! On June 8, After School Matters held its first annual Volunteer Celebration, held on the 3rd floor terrace of the Gallery 37 C... More ›

New Mural at Swift Elementary School

June 7, 2016

Teens in the After School Matters Green Star Bricolage program at the Broadway Armory in Edgewater unveiled a new mural at Swift Elementary School (59... More ›

One Summer Chicago youth employment program adds 3,000 jobs

May 23, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Friday [May 20, 2016] that 3,000 new jobs have been added to the city's summer youth employment program. One Su... More ›

Derby Day 2016

May 19, 2016

Our third annual Derby Day event was held Wednesday, May 4 at the After School Matters Gift Shop. The event featured the Hats, Headbands and Beyond pr... More ›

Englewood Rejoice!

May 19, 2016

On Monday, May 2, four After School Matters programs met at Hamilton Park to share their gifts with their community. The event, Englewood Rejoice! , f... More ›

Male Initiative Showcase

May 17, 2016

On Saturday, May 14 five After School Matters all-male programs gathered at Church on the Block in Austin to showcase their talents for each other, s... More ›

Aquabotics

April 29, 2016

What does it take to make a remotely-operated vehicle work underwater? Nearly 30 teens used their spring breaks to find out in the After School Matter... More ›

ASMU 2016

April 26, 2016

After School Matters University returned for another year of making college more accessible for high school freshman and sophomores during CPS spring ... More ›

After School Matters Arts & Tech Fair

April 21, 2016

Teens in the Traditional Puerto Rican Bomba program perform a song, dance and drum piece at the After School Matters Arts and Tech Fair on April 9 at ... More ›

Upcoming Events See all >

Under the Picasso Performance at Daley Plaza

June 30, 2016

Three After School Matters programs are kicking off our Summer 2016 program session with a public performance in Daley Plaza! Come see HHW Vocal A... More ›

Cooking Demo at Taste of Chicago

July 6, 2016

Teens from the Advanced Culinary Arts Program (Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Beverly) and their instructor Chef Gloria Hafer will be on-stage at the 36t... More ›

Summer Teen Cuisine Week 1: Blue Plate Catering

July 15, 2016

Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Buffet Series Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 3rd Floor Terrace 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601    Summe... More ›

Summer Teen Cuisine Week 2: Slurping Turtle

July 22, 2016

Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Buffet Series Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 3rd Floor Terrace 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601    Summe... More ›

Summer Teen Cuisine Week 3

July 29, 2016

Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Buffet Series Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 3rd Floor Terrace 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601    Summe... More ›

Summer Teen Cuisine Week 4: Executive Chef Nicolas Cabrera from STK

August 5, 2016

Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Buffet Series Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 3rd Floor Terrace 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601    Summe... More ›

Summer Teen Cuisine Week 5: Prosecco

August 11, 2016

Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Buffet Series Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 3rd Floor Terrace 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601    Summe... More ›

Annual Gala 2016

September 19, 2016

Please join us on Monday, September 19, 2016 as After School Matters celebrates our 25th anniversary of serving teens at the 2016 Annual Gala. Hu... More ›

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 9, 2016

Join Team After School Matters on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Team After School Matters has a limited number... More ›