After School Matters programs are offered at community organizations, parks, high schools and libraries throughout Chicago, as well as downtown at the Gallery 37 Center for the Arts (66 East Randolph).
To participate in After School Matters programs, teens must be Chicago residents at least 14 years of age and currently enrolled in a Chicago Public Schools high school (*a limited number of opportunities are available to teens who attend non-CPS schools).
After School Matters teens will be eligible to earn a monetary stipend for their participation in programs.
- Develop your skills in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology.
- Learn career readiness skills to help prepare you for life after high school.
- Work with professional instructors who are among the best in their fields.
- Make new friends in your community and throughout Chicago, and
- Have fun!