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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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ArtCamp (Artesanas Campesinas)
This link is to an organization in Tecalpulco, Mexico where women create art that is sold vis the Internet.
Use the Google Translator feature to translate from Spanish to English.

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ArtPlace - supports creative placemaking across US
From the web site: "ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) is a ten-year collaboration among a number of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions that works to position arts and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities."

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Arts & Business Council of Chicago (A&BC/Chicago)
The goal of this national initiative is to provide current information, ideas, and resources on how to use the arts and humanities to enhance drug and violence prevention programming, foster resiliency in youth, and implement collaboration within communities to strengthen prevention programs for youth.

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Arts Education in Chicago - ArtLook Map
Search the map for schools and arts organizations in Chicago. Hosted by Ingenuity.

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Arts Education Partnerships.
From the web site: "The Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels. Our major projects and activities include: commissioning and disseminating research about critical arts and education issues; maintaining and linking databases on state-level policies for arts education; and convening national forums around significant themes and issues in the field."

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Arts for Global Development
From the web site: "Art4Development.Net is an international educational initiative with a purpose of furthering interdisciplinary, multisectoral, cross-cultural, and creative approach in social change and development."

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ARTSEDGE - the National Arts and Education Network at Kennedy Center
From the web site: "ArtsEdge focuses on ways to support innovative teaching with the arts, and meet changing trends in education and to accommodate the ever-evolving impact of technology in our lives. The ArtsEdge collection of free digital resources—including lesson plans, audio stories, video clips, and interactive online modules—has been streamlined for easier browsing and upgraded to leverage best practices in educational media and multimedia-supported instruction."

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Back of the Yards Community Council - BYNC computer lab
From the web site: "The BYNC provides service-learning opportunities for area youth to develop valuable job readiness skills to prepare them for the workforce. In the BYNC computer lab, youth learn basic computer skills through a structured curriculum."

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Black Girls Code
The mission of this San Francisco area organization is "To increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology."

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Borderbend Arts Collective - Chicago
From the web site: "The Borderbend Arts Collective is an arts partner at Mozart Park (one of the Chicago Park District's 500+ parks). We have been offering the "Chicago Heroes & Arts Journeys" workshop series at Mozart Park since January 2014."

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Building Partnerships with STEM-rich Institutions - pdf
This PDF on the Afterschool Alliance web site describes how can science centers, universities and corporations rich in STEM resources can help after-school programs and expanded learning.

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Can Hospitals Heal America's Communities? White Paper (pdf)
This 2015 white paper, co-authored by Democracy Collaborative president Ted Howard and Tyler Norris, vice president of Kaiser Permanente’s Total Health Partnerships, discusses an emerging “all in for mission” approach in which hospitals and health systems are stepping outside their walls to address the social, economic, and environmental conditions that contribute to poor health outcomes.

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Can Hospitals Heal America's Communities? Web page
From the web site: "Can hospitals and health systems heal America’s communities? This paper illuminates the possibilities and explores how “all in for mission” is the emerging healthcare model." The PDF can be found from this link.

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Careers in Science and Technology - resource
From the web site: "Science Buddies web site has detailed information on over 100 careers. Students can browse these "to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers"

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Careers in science, technology, engineering, math
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is a non-profit resource center for those exploring career paths in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computing.

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Changing Worlds - Educational Arts NPO in Chicago
Changing Worlds is an educational arts nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster inclusive communities through oral history, writing and art programs that improve student learning, affirm identity and enhance cross-cultural understanding.

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Chicago Area Health & Medical Careers Program
CAHMCP is cooperative project offered by the seven Chicago area medical schools and the state's three dental schools; Chicago State University, the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and several health-focused community groups who have adopted the unified mission of increasing the number of qualified minority applicants and matriculants to medical and other health professional schools.

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Chicago Area Writing Project
From the web site: "The Chicago Area Writing Project (CAWP) is based at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and since its founding in 1979, CAWP has trained more than 21,000 teachers based on the highly acclaimed Bay Area Writing Project “teachers-teaching-teachers” model to improve their instruction of writing. CAWP is one of over 200 sites of the National Writing Project and is one of six NWP sites in Illinois."

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Chicago Center for Arts & Technology (CHICAT)
From the web site: "Starting in Spring 2017, CHICAT will offer life-changing after-school Arts & Technology education for students and innovative vocational training for adults. CHICAT is focused on the connection between art and technology, the power of connecting communities, and engaging and teaching in an inspirational and beautiful environment."

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Chicago Future City Competitions
From the web site: "The Future City Competition is a national, project-based learning experience where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade imagine, design, and build cities of the future. Students work as a team with an educator and engineer mentor to plan cities using SimCity™ software; research and write solutions to an engineering problem; build tabletop scale models with recycled materials; and present their ideas before judges at Regional Competitions in January. Regional winners represent their region at the National Finals in Washington, DC in February." This page points to web sites for Future City, National Engineer Week, and a variety of professional organizations that could be sources of STEM mentors for Chicago area tutor/mentor programs and schools.

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Chicago Health Atlas - visualize data re public health
This is a visual resource that can be used to better understand the distribution of health issues in different parts of the Chicago region.

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Chicago High School for Agricultural Science
From the web site: "The Chicago Board of Education created the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in July, 1984, and in September, 1985, we opened our doors as the newest high school in the Chicago Public Schools, attracting students from all parts of the city. This school was established at a time of great concern about the future of agricultural education and the agricultural industry in general. There is a nationwide effort underway to broaden the scope of teaching in and about agriculture beginning at the kindergarten level and extending through adulthood. At the high school level, there is strong interest in shifting the curriculum toward agribusiness and plant and animal sciences. Too few agricultural college graduates are available to fill the need for new professionals in agricultural science and business.

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Chicago Inventors Organization
From the web site: "he Chicago Inventors Organization’s (CIO) vision includes being the premier provider of positive, affordable, credible resources to inventors whose products range across all markets including digital apps."

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Chicago STEM Pathways Blog
From the web site: "The Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative (the Coop) is a collaborative effort aimed at increasing youth and family access to quality STEM experiences in both formal and informal settings, from cradle to career." Not updated since 2016.

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Chicago Zoological Society’s Conservation Scholars Program
From the web site: "The Chicago Zoological Society’s Conservation Scholars Program is an engaging way for teens to learn more about animals and conservation, network with others and make a difference in their communities while preparing for college and future careers." Visit the site and learn how to apply.

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