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.
Enjoy your summer lunch on our downtown terrace while supporting Chicago’s teens! This five-week series includes a variety of cuisines from the menus of favorite local restaurants prepared by the teens from After School Matters’ Advanced Culinary program.
$15 in advance | $20 at the door
$150 for a table of 10
If you have any questions, please contact Claire Bracco at 312-768-5191 or [email protected].
Thursday, July 12 | The Duck Inn
Thursday, July 19 | Kimski
Thursday, July 26 | Daisies
Thursday, August 2 | Chef Adrian Vazquez (Mexican cuisine)
Thursday, August 9 | Beatnik
May 5, 2018
View the visual artistry of painting, mosaics, screenprinting, fashion and more. Enjoy a literary reading before you stop by our film festival. Celebrate our environmentally… More ›
July 11, 2018
Celebrate the summer with our performing arts teens!
November 2, 2017
Join us at Solorio Academy High School for a Dia De Los Muertos Festival as we honor our deceased loved ones while celebrating the life… More ›
December 7, 2017
After School Matters will host its inaugural Kwanzaa Celebration at Manley High School on Thursday, December 7, 2017. This event will bring together many After… More ›
November 9, 2017
Teens in the Advanced Culinary Arts program (East Side, Chef Gloria Hafer) will build a gingerbread village in the lobby of the Drake Hotel for… More ›
October 21, 2017
See Aztec Dance Chicago, The Art of Drumming, Mariachi Ensemble (above) and West Town Bikes in action in this celebration of Chicago artists. Arts in the… More ›
October 2, 2017
Fall 2017 programs will begin the week of October 2. Check with your instructor for the start date, time and location of your program! Find… More ›
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 ›
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 ›