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After School Matters Teens Win CTPF Fine Arts Contest

February 2, 2016

Teen Vivian S. receives an award for her contribution to the winning Glass Mosaic piece "Personal Connection" on Friday, January 29, 2016 from the... More ›

27 After School Matters Teens Awarded Posse Scholarships

January 27, 2016

After School Matters is thrilled to announce that 27 of our teens have been selected as Posse Scholars! Posse started in 1989 because of one stud... More ›

Moments that Mattered

January 5, 2016

It's been quite a year at After School Matters. Here's a look at just a few 'Moments that Mattered' in 2015... Read more about his generosity here... More ›

Michael Jordan donating to 23 charities

December 17, 2015

Michael Jordan on Tuesday named several Chicago-area charities he has picked to benefit from his recently settled legal battle with the Jewel-Osco and... More ›

Fall 2015 Closing Showcases

December 14, 2015

Each program session, thousands of After School Matters teens dedicate their time after school and on the weekends to developing their skills in the a... More ›

Sen. Mattie Hunter Visits TechKno Camp

December 7, 2015

On November 19, Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter visited After School Matters video and music production program TechKno Camp (Grand Boulevard) fo... More ›

After School Matters to Receive $50,000 Grant from Chicago Bulls Community Assist Fund

November 30, 2015

Bulls to present award to After School Matters and other grantees during tonight’s game CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls today announced that After ... More ›

Fall 2015 Highlights

November 25, 2015

After School Matters is providing 7,000 program opportunities to Chicago teens in Fall 2015. Here's a look at some of the exciting and unique experie... More ›

After School Matters + Harris Theater for Music and Dance Announce New Arts Education Partnership

November 19, 2015

Dancers from Lucky Plush Productions ensemble members Meghann and Marc (right) lead a workshop for teens in the Hi-Def Dance Ensemble program at G... More ›

After School Matters Teens Stand #withMalala

November 17, 2015

“This movie made me appreciative of the privilege I have to be able to go to school, and influenced me to work harder in school because I know my si... More ›

Upcoming Events See all >

Spring 2016 Programs Begin

February 22, 2016

Starting the week of February 22nd, the After School Matters Spring 2016 program session will begin! Not all programs will start on Monday so check w... More ›

Shamrock Shuffle

April 3, 2016

  Join Team After School Matters at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, April 3, 2016. Team After School Matters is a group o... 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 ›