January 27, 2016
After School Matters is thrilled to announce that 27 of our teens have been selected as Posse Scholars! Posse started in 1989 because of one student who… More ›
On Thursday, September 13, Mary Ellen participated in a panel discussion with Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson and Common about activism and education. The conversation focused on empowering our youth, identifying and integrating activism in daily life, and the importance of education. 10 teens from the Creative Writing program at Gallery 37 attended with their instructor Honey Crawford along with 20 staff members. Congrats and thank you to Mary Ellen for sharing her thoughts on activism for youth, and to all the staff who spent their time learning more about how to make a difference.