Life After School: Black Bean Tortilla Soup

Life After School: Black Bean Tortilla Soup

This week we made Black Bean Tortilla Soup for Life After School, the after school program.  The kids did a great job and enjoyed the soup with all the fun toppings.  Everyone tried it, even if they didn’t like it.  I appreciate them trying the food.  The kids cut up...
WGN TV:  Local Young Leaders On and Off the Field Show Their Support

WGN TV: Local Young Leaders On and Off the Field Show Their Support

Imagine our surprise when a whole bunch of high school soccer players from local communities showed up with a check for $4500! The players committed to running together and donating the money they raised to I Grow Chicago. We plan to use the funds toward the purchase...
Every Voice Validated

Every Voice Validated

Interning at I Grow Chicago for the past four months has brought me a sense of belonging since I have come to Chicago. I moved to Chicago at the end of August 2018, and I began my internship with IGC in October 2018. Being greeted with hugs and warm hellos was...
I.L.L.N.E.S.S.

I.L.L.N.E.S.S.

Doctors/Many people describes ILLNESS as crazy, mental, disable, disease, sickness, unhealthy, attack, disorder, bug, disability etc…That’s the World and many people that live in that definition or view when they hear or see the word ILLNESS. My definition of...