Meet our teens and see their achievements. Talk with a growing network of supporters who work to ensure our youth have a bright future. Attend an After School Matters event, and you will see firsthand what your support can do.
Join us for our annual holiday shopping event! Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you shop for unique, teen-made gifts with special appearances by After School Matters performers. All proceeds directly support After School Matters programs and our talented teens. Due to popular demand, this second date for Shop, Jingle & Mingle has been added!
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
& Monday, December 11, 2017
5:30 — 7:30 p.m.
at After School Matters Gift Shop
66 E. Randolph St.
Join us for our annual holiday shopping event! Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you shop for unique, teen-made gifts with special appearances by After School Matters performers. All proceeds directly support After School Matters programs and our talented teens.
View our calendar to see a full list of our upcoming events, including program showcases and community receptions.
August 8, 2017
Four programs and nearly 100 teens will celebrate their summer program session at Englewood Rejoice! Teens will have the opportunity to participate in a resources… More ›
June 15, 2017
Calling all volunteers! We’d like to thank you for supporting our teens on at the 2nd Annual After School Matters Volunteer Celebration. Join us to hear testimony from… More ›
August 8, 2017
After School Matters teens will recreate the musical score from the dedication event at the 50th anniversary celebration for the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza…. More ›
August 1, 2017
Enjoy classical mariachi music performed by more than 30 teens in the Mariachi Ensemble. Tuesday, August 1 from 12-1pm Block 37 108 N. State St…. More ›
July 25, 2017
The Chicago Opera Theater for Teens program from Solorio Academy High School will perform songs from their summer musical, Guys and Dolls. Tuesday, July 25… More ›
July 20, 2017
Enjoy jazz and big band music on the Daley Plaza, performed by the 30-teen Jazz Big Band. Thursday, July 20, 12-1pm Daley Plaza, 50 W…. More ›
July 18, 2017
This teen-led drum and dance performance from the Afro-Caribbean Arts Connection program celebrates the arts and cultural education. Tuesday, July 18 12-1pm Block 37, 108… More ›
July 13, 2017
Three teen programs – the Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble, Latin and Spanish Dance Ensemble and Mariachi Ensemble – come together for a celebration of culture and… More ›
April 30, 2017
Teen artwork from the After School Matters Gift Shop will be in the One of a Kind Spring Show + Sale during the weekend of… More ›