What We Do Matters…

To the 299 people living below the poverty line who turned to us in 2020-2021 for assistance with their educational, employment and personal goals.

1082 supportive services provided                                                       $362,089 in grants and paid wages to interns
56 unduplicated support provided to working single mothers     240 participants working with a case manager to achieve their goals


2021 Youth Demographics

Youths: Walk-ins 179
Areas: Chicago West Side 69%

Served: 124
Suburban Cook County: 26%

Job Placement Rate: 59%
Chicago South Side: 5%

GED Alternative School Completion Rate: 33%

Placement Rate: 75%

Average 12-Month Pre-Program Earnings: $0

Post Secondary Placement: 29%

Placement Retention Rate: 48%

Average 12-Month Post - Program Earnings: $29,940

Population Served

Gender Female      56% Male          44%

Ethnicity Black or African Americans     89% Hispanic or Latino                     10%

White           1% Unknown      0%

2021 Adult Demographics

Adults: 120
Areas: Chicago West Side  75%

Served: 116
Suburban Cook County 25%

Placed: 51
Chicago South Side 0%

Placement Rate: 47%

Average 12-Month Pre-Program Earnings: N/A

Average 12-Month Post-Program Earnings: 

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