March 26, 2010
Chicago’s After-School Matters program partners with local businesses in the arts, technology, sports and communications to offer paid internships to students in underserved schools. Read… More ›
March 8, 2010
That’s because Layla Ehsan’s design was chosen for this mural that can be seen from the Kennedy Expressway. The 16-year-old participates in the ‘After School… More ›
January 5, 2010
The non-profit program, After School Matters, even gives them training and jobs to teach other kids in the after school programs. Read more here.
November 3, 2009
Former Lakers player Earvin “Magic” Johnson was in Chicago speaking with children in the city’s After School Matters Program. Johnson reminded the teens about the… More ›
October 28, 2009
These talented and spirited young people are part of the Austin Musical Theater, an after school apprenticeship program sponsored by After School Matters. Read more… More ›
September 16, 2009
Hundreds of Chicago school kids are showing off their talents on Wednesday evening at the 7th annual After School Matters celebration. Read more here.
September 22, 2008
It’s that combination of learning a craft and acquiring the “soft skills” needed to be successful in a career that is a large part of… More ›