Partner Spotlight: Gale Community Academy’s Volunteer Program

Partner Spotlight: Gale Community Academy’s Volunteer Program

Niurka Morales, a devoted mother of two and a fervent supporter of education, shares her remarkable journey from volunteering to becoming a School Security Officer at Gale Community Academy in Rogers Park. Having lost her job as a store manager in 2012, Niurka seized...
Book Lists: Celebrating Black History Month

Book Lists: Celebrating Black History Month

Since 1976, Black History Month has served as a crucial time to amplify Black voices and experiences in our educational spaces. It provides an opportunity to instill pride, resilience, and a sense of identity among African American students, while fostering a more...
Book Lists: Celebrating the diversity of the holiday season

Book Lists: Celebrating the diversity of the holiday season

The holiday season is upon us and it’s a time of celebration. But it’s also a great time to get cozy with the children in your life and enjoy a good book! We’ve curated a list of books to honor the diversity of traditions and celebrations during this time of year....
Book Lists: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Book Lists: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is more than just turkey and pumpkin pie. It’s an important month for recognizing and honoring Native American History as we observe Native American Heritage Month. This time allows us to acknowledge the history, traditions, and contributions of indigenous...
Book Lists: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Book Lists: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 and offers the opportunity to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of those who came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. During this time, we encourage you to...