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#BackOnTheBlock

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 ›

ComEd Recruits More Than 250 Chicagoland Students for Summer Internships

July 5, 2016

ComEd launched its annual summer internship program, providing local teen students with opportunities to learn more about the energy industry through ... More ›

Summer Performances

July 1, 2016

Come check out performances from our talented teens as they showcase their skills all across Chicago during summer 2016. July Performances Musical ... More ›

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 ›

Upcoming Events See all >

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 ›