Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth Board of Directors has selected 13 mentoring and tutoring organizations to receive a 2017 grant award.
Each of these organizations has a program that provides one-to-one tutoring or mentoring to youth in the city of Chicago. In order to qualify for the award, each organization submitted a proposal that included a description of their program, programmatic goals and objectives, and financial information. Before selecting the awardees, members of the board conducted on-site visits to the organizations during the programs’ mentoring sessions.
The following organizations will receive a 2017 grant award:
America Needs You (first generation college students)
Chicago Lawndale AMACHI (youth with incarcerated parents)
Chicago Youth Opportunities Initiative (teenagers living in a residential facility)
Children’s Home + Aid (foster care children living at the Rice Center)
Cluster Tutoring (students in grades K-12 from Austin)
Heartland Human Care Services (refugee and other immigrant youth)
Inspired Youth (students in grades K-12 from Uptown)
Kelly Hall YMCA (students in grades K-12 from West Humboldt Park)
Launch U (college counseling for high school seniors)
Lawndale Christian Legal Center (court-involved youth)
LivingWorks (middle school students from Rogers Park)
Minds Matter (college readiness for high schoolers)
Strive Tutoring (students in grades K-12 from Hyde Park)