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Applications Open for Chicago High School Teens Seeking Apprenticeship and Internship Programs with After School Matters®

October 5, 2018

Applications Open for Chicago High School Teens Seeking Apprenticeship and Internship Programs with After School Matters®   Nearly 7,000 opportu... More ›

After School Matters Annual Gala Highlights Chicago’s Teens

October 5, 2018

Nearly 800 civic, corporate and community leaders attended the After School Matters Annual Gala on Monday, Sept. 24th at the Wintrust Arena to celebra... More ›

ComEd Generating Jobs Through Intern Program

October 5, 2018

Gage Park resident Luis Mendoza attributes his productive summer of learning to ComEd’s Tools of the Trade, an annual summer internship program ... More ›

National AfterSchool Association Names After School Matters in ‘Most Influential in Research and Evaluation’ 2018 List

July 31, 2018

NAA's AfterSchool Today Magazine After School Matters 'Research and Evaluation team was recognized by the National AfterSchool Association as, ... More ›

After School Matters offers over 700 summer programs for teens

July 20, 2018

By: Terrell Brown WLS (ABC 7) Chicago A safe place where Chicago teens can learn this summer is making Chicago proud. After School Matters, insp... More ›

Get to know National Youth Poet Laureate Patricia Frazier

July 20, 2018

By: Hannah Steinkopf-Frank Chicago Tribune National Youth Poet Laureate Patricia Frazier said the written word — particularly that of fellow b... More ›

Joffrey Ballet Puts Choreographers Of Color In The Spotlight

July 20, 2018

By: Theresa Ruth Howard Dance Magazine So far, the fervor to create diversity in ballet has primarily focused on dancers. Less attention has bee... More ›

Mellody Hobson Will Become Starbucks Vice Chair After Howard Schultz Departure

July 20, 2018

By: Jonathan Sperling ATT.net Mellody Hobson, president of Chicago-based investment firm Ariel Investments, will be moving into a role as Starbu... More ›

Corporate philanthropy, millennial-style

July 20, 2018

By: Monica Ginsburg Crain's Chicago Business Even as millennials change the way corporations manage their workforce, favoring everything from fl... More ›

Chicago journalism still isn’t diverse enough – and ‘Gen Z’ is watching

July 20, 2018

By: Evan F. Moore Chicago Sun-Times There are only a handful of programs that encourage people of color to get into journalism when they’re sc... More ›

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Shop, Jingle, & Mingle

December 5, 2018

Shop, Jingle & Mingle is an opportunity to visit the Gift Shop to enjoy some tasty food, including desserts made by teens in our culinary prog... More ›

Shop, Jingle, & Mingle

December 10, 2018

  Shop, Jingle & Mingle is an opportunity to visit the Gift Shop to enjoy some tasty food, including desserts made by teens in our cul... More ›