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CYP Announces Presenting Sponsors of Annual Hope Gala

PPM America


Press Release - April 12, 2018

Tavon Tanner, a bullet, and what happened on the streets of Chicago

Chicago Tribune - January 19, 2017

Chicago Youth literacy initiative teaches preschoolers, inspires parents

Chicago Tribune - January 19, 2017

Michael Jordan hands court settlement to 23 Chicago nonprofits

Michael Jordan made good Tuesday on his promise to donate the net proceeds of the multimillion-dollar settlement he received from supermarkets Dominick's and Jewel-Osco to nonprofits helping Chicago kids, his advisers said.

Press Release - April 12, 2018

CYP Co-Founder Karen Sheehan talks preventing violence with Gov. Quinn

CHICAGO -- Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) director, legislators and other public health officials at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago to kick-off National Youth Violence Prevention Week. - March 19, 2013

CYP Among 2013 Grantees of IICF Midwest Division

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Midwest Division Awards More Than $400,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Midwest - December 10, 2013

Lurie Children's CEO Magoon Gives Shout out to CYP in Letter to Editor

"There are successful youth mentoring programs, like Chicago Youth Programs and Becoming a Man, that could be made available in more communities."

The Chicago Tribune - Feb 12, 2014

Giving Matters Video featuring one of our Tutors

Northwestern Memorial Foundation- March 13, 2013