1st Aug, 2016

Immigrant and refugee families took a field trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden to bond, learn, and play

  Angelica Andrade (pictured above), a GED class student, came with the HACC Family Literacy program to the Garden with her two children, Manuel (pictured above), 3, and Cristina, 8. They enjoyed every minute of it– from searching for dragonflies and lily pads to picnicking by the fountains. Yesenia Vargas, the Family Literacy Coordinator, said [...]

1st Aug, 2016

Rogers Park girls find solace at summer camp

When Girls Sports Club is in full swing, it’s no sweat building self-worth. “I feel like summer camp is different because in school we have to work and get no breaks and here we get to play, have fun, meet people, and be outside. So it’s just a great opportunity.” That’s Eniola, after playing basketball [...]