CYS partnered with Clean Slate Chicago to provide training and summer jobs beautifying our neighborhoods for 28 young people.Community Development Block Grant 2007 partnerships and other partnerships.
CYS and the Mikva Challenge partner to create two youth councils that are focused on public policy.(Includes Kenwood, King, Philips, and Dyett.) Will work with officeholders, journalists, KLEO Community Life Center, and SECC. Common rules: Observe listed age, height, weight, health restrictions and all posted safety and park/venue rules and rules for rides. The Chicago Park District has many free-to-low cost programs for youth and teens alike this summer. View on line from April 5, In park registration from April 24, Online registration from May 31. CPS Bilingual Bridge Program for English Language Learners in grades 3, 6 and 8.Thanks to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Summer Safety Surplus grant, we are able to offer financial assistance to thousands of children for day camp. The Department of Children and Youth Services and the Chicago Housing Authority School and Career Readiness Program for young people under 15. -- See if you can "shadow" a friend, neighbor, or relative with a job you may be interested. Includes making and tending food gardens at faith institutions and distributing the food. will answer any and all questions you've ever had about what you see on a daily basis and how it works -- Volunteer for the Lincoln Park Zoo: 312-742-2124 - just one example!! you'll get employment experience, you'll learn about marketing, sales, and networking, and, best of all, you'll make some cash! In 2011 one the community Gourd Award and grant from the Urban Health Initiative.--Visit to learn about summer science programs in Chicago and around the nation!