Youth Advocacy.

Help give a voice to those who need one.

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Preferred Providers

🧒 Big Brothers Big Sisters

📍West Loop

⚡ Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago is an affiliate of the oldest, most respected mentoring organization in the US. They are a mission driven, performance based organization that is professionally managed and provides high quality 1:1 mentoring services to 1,700 of Metro Chicago’s most at-risk children and their families across four counties: Cook, DuPage and Lake Counties in Illinois and Indiana.

👐Sign up to volunteer 👉 here.

🧒 Chicago Youth Centers

📍 Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, Riverdale, and South Shore.

⚡Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) educates and supports children and families so they can succeed in the 21st century. They focus on equalizing access to the tools, experiences, and resources needed for youth ages 3-18 to persist academically and develop socially and emotionally. Volunteers introduce youth to new cultural, artistic, and academic experiences and inspire them and encourage them to dream.

👐Sign up to volunteer 👉 here.

🧒 Chicago Youth Program (CYP)

📍 Varied

⚡CYP provides over 40 comprehensive programs to at-risk youth, ages 3-25, living in the Washington Park, Near North/Cabrini Green, and Uptown/Rogers Park neighborhoods. Their approach is to bring children into programming at a young age and retain them up through college, providing comprehensive resources to meet their educational and developmental needs at each stage of their journey. Programming areas include: literacy skills, tutoring, mentoring, recreation, arts & cultural activities, leadership development, ACT/SAT prep, college and scholarship application support. All programs are free, and CYP provides transportation to and from programs to ensure that access is never an issue .

👐Learn more about how you can get involved 👉 here.

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📍 Anywhere

⚡Don’t see what you’re looking for, or have something specific in mind? Get in touch with us and we’ll work with you to find something that fits your needs.

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