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Chicago Bulls make a difference

January 30, 2017

The Chicago Bulls have been helping After School Matters make a difference in the lives of Chicago teens since our beginnings. In addition to supplyin... More ›

After School Matters Soars

January 27, 2017

Fall programs visit Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. USC Shoah Foundation provides After School Matters teens with new learning activities and ... More ›

25 Moments That Mattered

December 22, 2016

Throughout 2016, After School Matters has celebrated 25 years and more than 200,000 teens. Click here to view 25 Moments that Mattered in our history... More ›

Burns & McDonnell Shares Time, Talent and Support with After School Matters

December 9, 2016

Engineers from Burns & McDonnell, a global engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting firm, have partnered with After S... More ›

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 ›

Upcoming Events See all >

Teen Application Opens for Summer 2017

March 13, 2017

12,000 teen opportunities are available during the Summer 2017 program session in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology. Learn ... More ›

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

April 2, 2017

Join Team After School Matters on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. Team After School Matters is a group of ind... 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 ›