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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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Higher Learning Network’s mission is to empower and teach urban youth and adults how to develop their own natural gifts, talents and abilities: ...

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From the web site: "Chasing23 Youth Empowerment Group mission is to build respect and unity among young people within Chicago.  Chasing23 Youth E...

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From the web site: "West Town Bikes is a community bicycle learning center. We offer youth programs here at the shop and across the city, bicycle mech...

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From the web site: "Up2Us Sports is the nationwide leader in engaging, training and supporting sports coaches to serve as mentors and role models to y...

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Chicago teens are enrolled in 10-week apprentice programs where they learn skills while creating the True Star Magazine, True Star Radio, Truestaris.c...

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From the web site: "Throughout the years, Camp Out for Kids has sent children and youth to many different types of camps as well as developed strong r...

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From the web site: "Winning Words is a very special afterschool program for local young people in elementary and middle school. With Winning Words, yo...

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RIF is the oldest and largest children and family literacy organization in the country. The mission of RIF  is to ensure that every child has the...

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Adult literacy, Service learning, etc. (0)
.......Alternative School Programs (13)
.......Juvenile Justice & System Involved (2)
.......Misc Programs (8)
.......Youth as Leaders; Service Learning (63)
.......Adult Literacy (10)
Afterschool organizations (0)
.......Networks, Advocacy Orgs (54)
.......Program Locators; Directories (20)
.......Misc Chicago AfterSchool orgs (4)
Arts, Science, Math & Health Focus Areas (0)
.......Arts & Humanities (49)
.......Climate, Environment, Energy (21)
.......Public Health; Careers, Mentoring (37)
.......Science, Math, Tech, STEM (76)
Blogs, Forums on education, philanthropy, etc. (0)
.......Education, Learning; cMOOCs (76)
.......Fund Raising; Marketing (34)
..,,,,,Network Building; Idea Sharing (98)
.......Tutor, Mentor, Volunteer Orgs (28)
Business Involvement & Resources (0)
.......Business School Connections (39)
.......Corp Social Responsibility (35)
.......Diversity strategies (6)
.......Workforce Development (67)
College & Career Education Resources (0)
.......Career & Vocational Education (20)
.......Community-College Partnerships (14)
.......College access resources (27)
Event Information (12)
Faith-Based Organizations (0)
.......Chicago based (9)
.......Poverty, social justice focus (20)
Funding/Philanthropy (0)
.......Advocacy for General Operating Support (11)
.......Challenges Facing NonProfits (51)
.......Grant Resources for Youth Orgs (19)
.......Hubs & Intermediaries (35)
.......Planned Giving, Bequests (4)
.......Understanding Philanthropy (53)
.......Workplace FundRaising (6)
Homework help, tutoring resources (0)
.......Black History Studies (33)
.......Math, Science (17)
.......Written Skills (13)
.......Extra-curricular; Brain Exercises (42)
.......Multiple Subjects (38)
.......Literature and the Arts (16)
.......Social Science (19)
Law, Justice, Housing, Poverty and Prevention (0)
.......Law, Justice Issues (55)
.......Poverty & Crime Mapping (58)
.......Poverty, Race, Inequality (153)
.......Prevention Resources (35)
.......Street Gangs (10)
.......Housing, Community Development (35)
.......Rural Issues (8)
.......Violence Against Girls/Women (7)
Mentoring & Tutoring (0)
.......e-Mentoring; e-Tutoring (13)
.......Gender specific programs (5)
.......international programs (14)
.......Networks & Associations (38)
.......Programs beyond Illinois (39)
Misc. Links of Interest (2)
Non Profit Management Resources (0)
Political Resistance. Fighting inequality gap in (1)
Process Improvement, Innovation, & Collaboration (0)
.......Collaboration; Community Building (140)
.......Concept Mapping; Visualization (79)
.......Creativity; innovation; knowledge mgt (111)
.......Geographic Info. Systems (GIS) (72)
.......Marketing; Communication (21)
.......Process Improvement; Evaluation (33)
Public School and City of Chicago links (0)
Reference Materials (11)
Related Links and Articles (0)
Research, Resources (0)
.......Education Research (128)
.......Drop Out Crisis (30)
.......Health Disparities (10)
.......Mentoring, Tutoring (45)
.......Policy, etc. (59)
.......Social Capital (50)
Social Entrepreneurs (0)
Technology (0)
.......Cool Tech Tools (61)
.......Digital Access & Divide (22)
.......Tech resources, networks (50)
Training & Resources for Mentors, Tutors, Parents (0)
Tutor/Mentor Connection History/links (0)
Volunteer Recruitment & Resources (0)
.......Resources & Networks (23)
.......Seniors Involvement (7)
.......Vol. Management Tools (12)
.......Volunteer Referral Sites (21)