With Lead Corporate support from Allstate and other generous donors, YOUmedia is a safe space for teens to collaborate with other teens on creative projects, and gain skills they can apply in school and in life.
Loud, messy, and teens running around, YOUmedia is everything a library shouldn’t be. And yet, for thousands of teen, Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia is the only place where they’re allowed to be.
To Erik, YOUmedia is more than just the physical space; it’s the people that have his pillar of support, especially during the most trying time of his teen life.
Back-to-school transition can be a heart-racing, stomach-churning, palm-sweating event for children and parents. But don’t worry, Chicago Public Library has got you covered.
10 high school students. 12 weeks. 1 summer of a lifetime. This is their journey to coming into their own as artists, printmakers, and collaborators.