Programs

Adult Literacy
Indo-American Center
The mission of the Indo-American Center’s Literacy Program is to facilitate services in which quality and equitable educational instruction centered on the community needs is accessible to all people in adjustment, integration, self-sufficiency, and mobilization through the acquisition of the English language.
ELL/ESL, Workforce Development
Adult
Far North Side
Yes
Adult Literacy
Indo-American Center
Adult Literacy Program offers four levels of English, as second language instruction.
ELL/ESL, Workforce Development
Adult
Far North Side
Yes
After-School Drama Club
Shakespeare All-Stars
Our teaching artists can start a Shakespeare or Drama Club at your school. Students learn the fundamentals of acting and the language of theatre. Activities include playwriting, improv, character exploration and development, etc. We strive to build confidence and friendships while learning the art of theatre. Programs culminate in a performance showcasing new skills.
Reading, Creative Writing, Dramatic Play
Grades K-8, Grades 9-12
Central, Far North Side, Far Southeast Side, Far Southwest Side, North Side, Northwest Side, South Side, Southwest Side, West Side, Suburbs
No
826CHI
After-School Tutoring & Writing
826CHI
http://www.826chi.org
826CHI is packed four afternoons a week with students in 1st through 8th grade working on their homework and sharpening their creative writing skills. Volunteer tutors help students with any and all homework assignments and lead students in daily creative and expository writing activities. Student writing created during tutoring is published in small chapbooks throughout the year, and we regularly host student readings for parents, tutors, and families.
Reading, Pre-Writing, Expository Writing, Creative Writing
Grades K-8
West Side
Yes
Center for Companies That Care
AIM High
Center for Companies That Care
AIM High is a long-term, structured, college success program dedicated to dramatically improving college graduation rates among under-served youth and preparing them for careers.
Workforce Development
Grades 9-12, Adult
Far Southwest Side, North Side, South Side, Southwest Side, West Side
Yes