TUTORING 

  

High Jump 

Ages: Rising 7th graders 

High Jump equalizes access to education for Chicago middle school students who have exhibited academic ambition and potential and who are of limited economic means. High Jump provides tuition-free academic enrichment, counseling and support to students of diverse backgrounds, with the goals of sending our participants to superior college preparatory schools, ensuring their success while they are there, and enhancing their ability to gain admission to highly regarded four-year colleges and universities. 

  

Readers Ignite 

All Ages 

Readers Ignite is a literacy-focused charity working to break the cycle of illiteracy by connecting at-risk children in the Chicago area to reading resources and spreading awareness. 

  

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation 

All Ages 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation partners with federal, state, public and faith-based organizations to provide meaningful and quality assistance to communities and families. 

  

Mathnasium - Evergreen Park 

Ages: Grades 2-12 

Mathnasium of Evergreen Park has been offering math tutoring and homework help to hundreds of students in the Chicago community since 2012. We serve the Evergreen Park, Beverly, South Suburbs, and South Chicago communities. Our expert staff is passionate about helping kids catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math through our year-round and summer-only math programs.  

  

Royal Daughters of God 

All Ages 

RDOG's mission is to increase self-sufficiency, decrease financial dependency and eliminate financial illiteracy by delivering a consistent and meaningful presence within the communities in which we serve that advocates the availability of immediate assistance in improving individual lifestyles through spiritual, mental, professional, physical and financial literacy.   

  

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COLLEGE 

  

BCSG 360 

All Ages 

BCSG 360 is the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. Through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs and strategic partnerships, BCSG 360 is a vital resource in the PK-12 and higher education space. The organization is also the source of top employers seeking top talent for competitive internships and good jobs. 

  

Talented 10th College Prep Mentoring 

Ages: Elementary, Middle School, High School 

The Talented 10th Mentoring provides up to 160 high school students (mentees) per year an overnight college shadowing experience with a College student (mentors).  The high school student shadows the college student to class, social events, athletic activities and they eat and sleep in the dorms. The high school students also attend workshops on admission, financial aid and learn about other college essentials. Talented 10th also provides STEM leadership programming for 4th-8th graders and college tours. 

  

Royal Daughters of God 

All Ages 

RDOG's mission is to increase self-sufficiency, decrease financial dependency and eliminate financial illiteracy by delivering a consistent and meaningful presence within the communities in which we serve that advocates the availability of immediate assistance in improving individual lifestyles through spiritual, mental, professional, physical and financial literacy.   

  

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation 

All Ages 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation partners with federal, state, public and faith-based organizations to provide meaningful and quality assistance to communities and families. 

  

Career Fitness, LLC  

Ages: High School, College 

Career Fitness, LLC provides assistance with various steps of the college application process, including searching for colleges and scholarships, applying, and understanding financial aid. 

  

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COMMUNITY 

  

VOCEL

Ages: Children 0-4 & parent/caregiver

Founded to bring exemplary education opportunities to underserved communities in Chicago, VOCEL helps kids develop self-regulation, language, social skills and cognition.

South Side Community Arts Center 

All Ages

South Side Community Art Center conserves, preserves and promotes the legacy and future of African American art and artists while educating the community on the value of art and culture.

The Endeleo Institute, Inc. 

All Ages 

The Endeleo Institute works to empower Washington Heights and surrounding communities by repurposing existing assets and leveraging Community Engaged Research (CEnR) to improve health, education and economic outcomes for greater quality of life.

Dr. Elzie Young Community Center

All Ages

The Dr. Elzie Young Community Center's mission is to offer a variety of exemplary social/wellness services, educational/job training programs, employment opportunities, and recreational activities within a safe, comfortable environment for community residents. The organization's dedication to families, children and adults is ingrained in its commitment to service for all who enter its doors.

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation 

All Ages 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation partners with federal, state, public and faith-based organizations to provide meaningful and quality assistance to communities and families.

  

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MALE MENTORING 

  

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation 

All Ages 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation partners with federal, state, public and faith-based organizations to provide meaningful and quality assistance to communities and families. 

  

Men of Color Connected for Higher Achievement (MOCCHA)

Ages: Young adult

MOCCHA's foundational tenet is to mentor and educate young men to adulthood specifically in the inner city about the challenges of growing up as adolescents and to offer positive choices and resolution. These opportunities include but are not limited to; after-school programs, nature trips, sports activities, and other cultural impactful events while imploring them simultaneously to strive for Academic excellence.

  

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STEM 

  

Mathnasium - Evergreen Park 

Ages: Grades 2-12 

Mathnasium of Evergreen Park has been offering math tutoring and homework help to hundreds of students in the Chicago community since 2012. We serve the Evergreen Park, Beverly, South Suburbs, and South Chicago communities. Our expert staff is passionate about helping kids catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math through our year-round and summer-only math programs.  

  

Expanding Your Horizons

Ages: Middle School Girls

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a one day symposium for middle school girls to engage in exciting and diverse experiences that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers have to offer.

Girls4Science

Ages: Girls 10-18

Girls 4 Science is a nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing girls in Chicago, ages 10-18 years old, to (STEM) science, technology, engineering and math. It focuses on developing skills, self-esteem, opportunity awareness, as well as relationship building that will help girls overcome barriers that may prevent them from achieving greater success in STEM careers.

  

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FINANCIAL LITERACY 

  

Money Locker/Live It To Learn It

Ages: 13+

Money Locker is a safe, convenient and accessible alternative for unbanked or underbanked teenagers (13+) in urban Chicago to save, spend and borrow money. It is a credit union for teens, led by teens, using messages targeted at teens—working on-site in partnership with proven financial literacy programs within established school and after-school environments.

Brown Girls Do Invest

All Ages
Brown Girls Do Invest (BGDI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to educate women to invest in stocks, real estate, and acquire multiple lines of income. It encourages women to invest their dollars to build a diverse financial portfolio.

  

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FEMALE OPPORTUNITIES 

  

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation 

All Ages 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation partners with federal, state, public and faith-based organizations to provide meaningful and quality assistance to communities and families. 

Girls4Science

Ages: Girls 10-18

Girls 4 Science is a nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing girls in Chicago, ages 10-18 years old, to (STEM) science, technology, engineering and math. It focuses on developing skills, self-esteem, opportunity awareness, as well as relationship building that will help girls overcome barriers that may prevent them from achieving greater success in STEM careers.

 

Ladies of Virtue 

Ages: Girls 9-18

Ladies of Virtue (LOV) is a transformative mentoring and leadership experience for girls, ages 9 to 18, living in underserved communities. Our LOV sisters are prepared for leadership through character development, career readiness and civic engagement. 

Polished Pebbles

Ages: Girls 7-17

Polished Pebbles, an Illinois Gold Star rated mentoring program, is a Chicago-based mentoring initiative that increases the communication skills and employ-ability of young women for the future workplace. Polished Pebbles helps girls ages 7-17 become effective communicators at home, school, and their future careers.

She's All That

All Ages

She's All That empowers, inspires and educates girls through informative workshops, cultural outings and real world experiences.

  

Royal Daughters of God 

All Ages 

RDOG's mission is to increase self-sufficiency, decrease financial dependency and eliminate financial illiteracy by delivering a consistent and meaningful presence within the communities in which we serve that advocates the availability of immediate assistance in improving individual lifestyles through spiritual, mental, professional, physical and financial literacy.   

Expanding Your Horizons

Ages: Middle School Girls

​Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a one day symposium for middle school girls to engage in exciting and diverse experiences that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers have to offer.

Brown Girls Do Invest

All Ages
Brown Girls Do Invest (BGDI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to educate women to invest in stocks, real estate, and acquire multiple lines of income. It encourages women to invest their dollars to build a diverse financial portfolio.

  

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT 

  

You Matter 2

Ages: Grades 7-12

You Matter 2 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that inspires and empowers youth to be world changers. Members of our organization spend their time volunteering, raising awareness for local and global issues, and hosting community events.  

Kidz Korna 

All Ages

Kidz Korna (KKO) helps to minimize violence and abuse through Media, Community & Music Outreach, championing at-risk youth city-wide while taking them from the corners to opportunities. 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation 

All Ages 

R.O.S.E's Love Foundation partners with federal, state, public and faith-based organizations to provide meaningful and quality assistance to communities and families. 

  

Chicago Youth Opportunities Initiative

Ages: 14-21

CYOI provides foster care youth with trusting relationships through mentorship while providing tools to build emotional confidence and live a successful life.

Dr. Elzie Young Community Center

All Ages

Dr. Elzie Young Community Center prepares Chicago youth for educational challenges and for college, and offers alternative education for adult learners. This is done by offering training courses for people wanting to seek employment as well as higher learning classes for adults wanting to continue their education.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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