March 30, 2015
“I am a product of After School Matters,” Hopkins said, “and it has a special place in my heart because of that.”… During NIU’s recent… More ›
By: Comcast Newsmakers
Last year, After School Matters provided 23,000 opportunities to nearly 16,000 individual Chicago teenagers acrossthree program sessions. However, the organization received more than 40,000 applications for those opportunities.With a focus on at-risk youth in high-poverty communities, the life-changing after-school and summer programs thatAfter School Matters provides are needed now more than ever. Anedra Kerr, Chief Development Officer, will discusshow the organization is working to close the investment and opportunity gaps for young people who deserve a brightfuture, and what others can do to provide support.