Programs

Chicago Lights Tutoring Program
Chicago Lights
Chicago Lights Tutoring runs Monday-Thursday from 6:00pm-7:30pm from October–May. The program provides academic and mentoring support to 400 children in 1st -12th grades. At the program, students are offered dinner, arts and enrichment classes, access to a computer lab, a library, career development classes, literacy programs and the attention of a caring adult.
Reading, Workforce Development
Grades K-8, Grades 9-12
Central
Yes
Chicago Public Library Summer Learning Challenge
David L. Hoyt Education Foundation
They provide one hour of programming to roughly 20 public libraries across Chicago during the months of July and August. Our programming involves playing a giant word game that exercises spelling, grammar, math skills, and soft skills, like teamwork. Additionally we have Math, Spanish, and ASL games to teach other skills.
Pre-Reading, Reading, Pre-Writing
PreK (Age 3-5), Grades K-8
Central, Far North Side, Far Southeast Side, Far Southwest Side, North Side, Northwest Side, South Side, Southwest Side, West Side
Yes
Yes
Chicago Tutoring Connection
Chicago Tutoring Connection
Chicago Tutoring Connection
https://myctc.org/
We provide free one on one tutoring/mentoring program for 7th through 12th grade students every Tuesday and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at The Jesse White Community Center.
Reading, Creative Writing, Workforce Development, Curriculum Development
Grades K-8, Grades 9-12
North Side
Yes
Chicago Youth Voices Network
Chicago Youth Voices Network
Chicago Youth Voices Network
Curriculum Development
Adult
Northwest Side, South Side, West Side
No
No

 

 

Citizenship
Literacy Chicago
This class will prepare you to apply and prepare for the Oral Exam that every new citizen must go through. This session will increase your Civic knowledge, reading, writing, and speaking skills.
Reading, ELL/ESL
Adult
Central, Far North Side, Far Southeast Side, Far Southwest Side, North Side, Northwest Side, South Side, Southwest Side, West Side, Suburbs, Regional, National
Yes
Yes