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07.07.22

Pride at the Library: Queer Radical Fair

YOUmedia, along with the Chicago Park Districts Queering the Parks, Chicago Freedom School, Social Works, and Rebirth Garments host second annual fair for teens to access resources and explore gender identity.

04.06.22

Why Teens are at Home in YOUmedia

I arrived at YOUmedia before the teens started coming in, so I got to explore the space. Even before it was packed with high school students from different parts of the city, the place had a lively aura to it. With bright lights, colorful walls, a host of exciting activities to try, and friendly staff, […]

08.19.21

YOUmedia: A Creative Space to Learn Life Skills

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.

12.05.18

Stories from the Heart

The Library’s story extends beyond the pages of its books. It is a patchwork of stories of children hungry to learn, of teens exploring the world around them, men and women pursuing lifelong learning and better futures, of seniors excited to learn to use computers for the first time, families creating memories over books and toys, immigrants learning to read and write…it is a story of a vibrant community. You. Me. Us. We are part of Chicago Public Library’s rich and thriving story.

11.12.18

Assata Mason: Born to Create

With a full scholarship and two exhibits under her belt, YOUmedia Alum, Assata Mason is living proof that dreams do come true.