Thrive Scholars Chicago

Thrive Scholars Chicago

Thrive Scholars works to provide the most talented and ambitious students of color from low-income communities with the opportunities they need to become tomorrow’s diverse leaders. Thrive aims to see more Black and Latinx people in the C-Suites and corporate boardrooms, at finance companies and law offices, and in civic institutions and professional careers such…

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Friends of the Children

Friends of the Children

Focusing in Chicago on the Austin and North Lawndale communities, Friends of the Children-Chicago identifies children in kindergarten facing the greatest obstacles and provides them with paid, professional mentors – “Friends” – for 12.5 years. No matter what. Friends of the Children is part of a national network with 27 years of experience and measurable…

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CompUDopt

Comp-U-Dopt

Comp-U-Dopt’s mission is to provide technology access and education to under served youth. The program strives to eliminate limited access to computers, facilitate growth in technical and digital literacy skills, and support the future of youth in the community. Comp-U-Dopt actualizes its mission by helping to close the digital divide through computer ownership, after school…

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Juvenile Protective Association

Juvenile Protective Association

Founded in 1901 by Jane Addams, JPA’s elementary, school-based Treatment and Counseling Program provides individual and small group therapy to children living in under served neighborhoods (as well as support services to parents) and consultation and support to teachers. Its mission is to improve the social and emotional well-being and functioning of vulnerable children so…

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Catalyst Schools

Since its inception in 2006, the Catalyst Schools’ team strives to positively impact thousands of lives through its commitment to teaching minds and touching hearts in the Austin and Chicago Lawn communities. Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria are deeply embedded in the communities and are driven by the core value of right relationship –…

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LINK Unlimited Scholars

LINK Unlimited Scholars

LINK “links” high potential Black students to a path of success that moves them to, through, and beyond college. Its four-year high school fellowship gives Scholars the resources and tolls they need for lifelong success and achievement. The year-round programming supports LINK Scholars throughout high school in academic enrichment, leadership development, career exposure, and college…

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