Kicking off with a party at every branch on June 10, Summer @ CPL brings Library programming to the whole family. We stopped by some of the branches to join in on the fun. If you walked into any library branch this summer, you were probably greeted by the sounds of kids enjoying story times […]
Back in its second year, Gamers Universe is bigger and better than ever with 550+ enthusiasts enjoying a day of games and fun. At the helm of this successful convention? Teens! Meet one of the masterminds behind the event.
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.
At 16, Allen is already a jack of all trades. He’s a project manager, designer, event planner— and he’s one of the interns helping plan the 7th Annual ChiTeen Lit Fest.
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, […]
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.
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.