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After School Matters hosting virtual celebration to laud the accomplishments of Chicago teens

September 22, 2020

Watch our CEO Mary Ellen Caron and alum Ciara Evans preview our Celebrating #ASMTogether virtual event taking place TONIGHT, Tuesday, Septembe... More ›

After School Matters to Host Virtual Celebrating #ASMTogether Event to Support Chicago Teens

September 15, 2020

Free virtual event to showcase teen performances, highlight teen accomplishments from remote summer programs CHICAGO—On Tuesday, September 22 at 6... More ›

After School Matters Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors and Advisory Board

September 4, 2020

After School Matters, a non-profit which connects Chicago teens to world-class summer and after school programs, is excited to welcome Adrienne Hughes... More ›

Plywood from Chicago looting transformed by young artist into Irving Park murals about unity, community

July 28, 2020

A group of young artists spent their Thursday afternoon painting over plywood, displaying messages of community and inclusivity. About 15 students ... More ›

After School Matters launches hundreds of summer programs for Chicago teens

July 15, 2020

Watch Melissa Mister, After School Matters chief program officer, talks about our summer programming on remote platforms!

Ingredients dropped off, sewing patterns delivered: Chicago students earning stipends through online summer program

July 8, 2020

The week before summer programs officially started, Hafer spent hours weaving through the city, delivering more than 200 packages of ingredien... More ›

10,000 Chicago Teens Begin Remote Summer Programs through After School Matters®

July 7, 2020

Media Contact: Mallory Zapata, Communications Manager | [email protected] #ASMTogether video here.  Teens across Chicago partic... More ›

Editorial: Chicago Forward — After the unrest, a role for business leaders to support young people

June 5, 2020

Since late 2019, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board has been promoting a communitywide initiative, “Chicago Forward: Young Lives in the Balanc... More ›

After School Matters® Offering Remote Program Opportunities to 10,000 Chicago Teens this Summer

June 5, 2020

Media Contact: Mallory Zapata, Communications Manager, 773-791-3520 | [email protected] #ASMTogether video here.  More than 400 ... More ›

After School Matters Distributing Meals to Thousands of Chicago Teens

April 23, 2020

Through a generous anonymous donation, After School Matters collaborates with Gate Gourmet to help feed Chicago teens, their families and program inst... More ›

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