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Boys & Girls Club Will Be Built On Police Academy Campus After City Council Approval

The plan will bring the West Side a much-needed youth center. But critics said it's inappropriate to build a youth center at the controversial police training facility.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Controversial Plan To Build West Side Youth Center On Police Academy Campus Gets Key City Approval

If approved by the full City Council, the facility would be the first new Boys & Girls Club in decades. The club would be on the same site as the $95 million Joint Public Safety Training Academy.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

A Boys & Girls Club Will Open At Controversial Police Academy On West Side. Critics Say It Will ‘Traumatize’ The Kids It Aims To Help

Youth organizers think the center's location at the policy training campus is an attempt to make the "Cop Academy" more palatable to critics.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Virgil Abloh Helps Bring Skateboarding Program To West Side Kids: It’s About Falling And ‘Getting Back Up’

The Louis Vuitton artistic director and Off-White CEO launched the skateboarding program to help the Boys & Girls Club that shaped him.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago Bears’ Akiem Hicks Gives Kids Shoes At Uptown Boys & Girls Club

Boys & Girls Clubs in Chicago are acting as remote learning centers for students.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

New Tech Center Brings 3D Printers, Drones, Laptops And Tablets To Garfield Park Kids

The center features a design and curriculum that celebrates the unique contributions of black people in tech.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

John Stephan, Community Leader Who Dedicated His Life To Helping Troubled Teens, Dies At 69: ‘We Lost A Champion’

Stephan worked for the Boys & Girls Club organization for more than 50 years.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Historic Logan Square Boys & Girls Club Building Saved, Will Be Apartments And A Pocket Park

It's a win for preservationists who fought to save the century-old building from demolition.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale