What We Do Matters…

To the 299 people living below the poverty line who turned to us in 2020 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


2020 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%

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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