March 10, 2015
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs have expanded into new areas of Chicago where we are reaching a whole new group of children. Englewood Club at Stagg Elementary School South Lawndale Club at Hammond Elementary School The South Side of Chicago has some of the highest crime rates in Chicago and after school programs are […]
March 2, 2015
Congratulations to Mario Flores, our 2015 Youth of the Year winner from Clemente. He is a senior at the Roberto Clemente Community Academy. He plans to attend the University of Massachusetts – Boston where he will study Physical Therapy. He aspires to be a physical therapist for a professional sports team. Mario credits Homework Help […]
Each year, our numerous partners help us accomplish our goal of helping youth realize their dreams and reach their full potential, while providing healthy meals, a safe and positive environment, and so much more.
New Ross Power Hour Grant
We are pleased to inform you that Union League Boys & Girls Clubs has been selected by Boys & Girls Clubs of America Ross Stores Foundation to receive a grant to implement a Ross Foundation Power Hour grant. A new iteration of the Ross Power Hour grant was designed to allow us to participate in the new Power Hour model to be launched for the next academic year. Coordination between Ross, BGCA and our three participating BGC’s (Club One, Club Two and Barreto) will occur through June 2015.
New Club Sites
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs have expanded into new areas of Chicago where we are reaching a whole new group of children.
NEW SOUTH SIDE CLUB SITES
The South Side of Chicago has some of the highest crime rates in Chicago and after school programs are needed to help combat this. We will give the children in the Englewood and South Lawndale communities another option for after school: Boys & Girls Clubs.
As at all our sites, our new locations will provide ongoing programs after school including homework help, SMART Girls, Passport to Manhood, sports, and more, while providing a healthy meal or snack for every child.
Each of our two new sites is having a grand opening. More information is available in the pdf links below.
Google to teach our Boys & Girls Clubs computer code
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs is excited to announce that we will be participating in a new initiative aimed at creating more opportunities for youth to experience and learn about technology. The Code Corps initiative is a partnership between our Club, the Corporation for National & Community Service and Google. We will be working with AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers who will help us build capacity to serve more youth with technology programs. We need your help! We are looking for exceptional folks to be our VISTAs. Please share the following listing with as many people as you can.
Also feel free to share with those who are interested in learning about the AmeriCorps VISTA program and what it entails to check out –
Youth of the Year Awards Dinner
Another successful Youth of the Year Awards Dinner. Congratulations to our Youth of the Year winner, Mario Flores! Good luck as you go on to the state competition. Thank you to everyone who attended and continues to generously support our over 12,900 youth we serve.
Boys & Girls Club Tours
March 25th and April 21st at 4:00 – 6:00pm
Please make plans to join us as we take you on a guided tour and offer you an up-front and personal view of our Boys & Girls Clubs in action. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the life changing impacts we deliver to the kids that need us most. Van transportation will be provided to and from the Union League Club. Please reserve a place for you (and a friend!) by giving Marina a call at (312) 765-0405 or via email at email@example.com.
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs in partnership with the Illinois Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs intend to submit an application for the FY15 21st Century Community Learning Centers Request for Proposals from the Illinois State Board of Education to operate said program at the following schools:
Stagg School of Excellence
7424 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60621
Charles G. Hammond Elementary School
2819 W. 21st Place
Chicago, IL 60623
The Chicago Public School District is co-applicants on the applications related to these proposed programming sites.