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July 2012

9 College Preparation Workshops

5–7 pm - 6430 S. Harvard, Chicago, IL 60621

May 2013

16 5K March to College

5:30–6:30 pm - Grant Park, 331 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601

October 2013

7 OPEN HOUSE: Year Up Chicago

3–4 pm - 223 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60606

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APPLICATION NOW OPEN TO COACH ONE MILLION DEGREES SCHOLARS

Local, homegrown nonprofit recruiting 650 professionals to mentor community college scholars

APPLICATION NOW OPEN TO COACH ONE MILLION DEGREES SCHOLARS

One Million Degrees (OMD)— a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is now accepting applications for its volunteer coaches. OMD Coaches work with scholars in a one-on-one and small group setting to provide professional and personal support throughout the academic year, while helping to broaden scholars’ horizons of career aspirations and possibilities. Coaches are supported with ongoing training by OMD to ensure a positive and productive volunteer experience, and also have opportunities to connect with fellow coaches to expand their own professional networks.

Chicago Teens from South and West Sides Explore Career Paths and Tour DeVry University

Local nonprofit Girls in the Game offers free Leadership Institute to teens in Englewood to tour DeVry University, meet career mentors and explore college programs.

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