Education and Leadership Programs/Programas de Educación y Liderazgo

As the Education and Leadership Department we are committed, educated leaders working towards empowering the Cicero community through positive, enriching programs.

Como el Departamento de Educación y Liderazgo somos líderes educados y comprometidos que trabajan por el empoderamiento de la comunidad de Cícero a través de programas enriquecedores y positivos.

Parent Opportunities/ Oportunidades para los Padres

Parents have the opportunity to participate in the affiliate group, Padres Unidos Para Informar (P.U.P.I). This group hosts monthly workshops for all community parents. The workshops range in topics, from health, to safety, to parent engagement. Workshops are a direct reflection of what parents want to learn about. The parents of youth participants in Teen R.E.A.C.H can participate in a series of 6 parenting workshops during the school year.

padres tienen la oportunidad de participar en el grupo afiliado, Padres Unidos Para Informar (P.U.P.I.). Este grupo organiza talleres mensuales para todos los padres de la comunidad. Los talleres varían en temas, desde la salud, a la seguridad, a la participación de los padres. Los talleres son un reflejo directo de lo que los padres quieren aprender. Los padres de los jóvenes participantes en Teen R.E.A.C.H. pueden participar en una serie de 6 talleres para padres durante el año escolar.

Stay In School Initiative

Stay in School Initiative works with Morton Freshman Center and Morton East students; there are 55 students that attend regular workshops and volunteer opportunities. Out of the 55 students, 12 are selected to participate in monthly workshops with Exelon and United Way. These workshops focus on team building, skill building, networking and personal strength recognition. The 12 youth will have the opportunity to interview for paid internships at Exelon and United Way.

Stay in School Initiative trabaja con estudiantes de Morton Freshman Center y Morton East; hay 55 estudiantes que asisten a talleres regulares y oportunidades de servicio voluntario. De los 55 estudiantes, 12 son seleccionados para participar en talleres mensuales con Exelon y United Way. Estos talleres se centran en la formación de equipos, desarrollo de habilidades, la creación de redes y el reconocimiento de fortalezas personales. Los 12 jóvenes tendrán la oportunidad de entrevistar para trabajos de verano (internships) en Exelon y United Way.

To learn more about The Stay in School Initiative or to see the upcoming schedule of activites check them out on Facebook:

To learn more about Padres Unidos Para Informar (P.U.P.I) or to see the upcoming schedule of activites check them out on Facebook:

Teen REACH is an academic afterschool program whose efforts are dedicated towards inspiring cultural awareness, develop and strengthen mentoring & leadership skills, while engaging in life skills activities and promoting parent involvement. The Teen REACH program runs out of Unity Junior High and serves 7th & 8th graders.

To learn more about Teen REACH or to see the upcoming schedule of activites check them out on Facebook:

Stay In School

Initiative Application