8th May, 2017

HACC children rock! Check out pics of Week of the Young Child

2017-06-26T12:50:12-05:00

  Howard Area Community Center recently celebrated Week of the Young Child, a National Association of Educating Young Children week-long event that: "...recognize[s] that children's opportunities are our responsibilities, and to recommit ourselves to ensuring that each and every child experiences the type of early environment at home, at child care, at school and in the [...]

HACC children rock! Check out pics of Week of the Young Child2017-06-26T12:50:12-05:00
1st May, 2017

The future king of late night

2017-06-26T12:56:09-05:00

Shane, 21, is a young person in HACC’s Career Readiness Program and a self-proclaimed mixture of Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey. He’s a comedian, a poet, and an aspiring YouTube talk show host. And in 2017, he landed an internship that will help him make his dreams come true! Shane came to HACC in the [...]

The future king of late night2017-06-26T12:56:09-05:00
1st Aug, 2016

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

2017-06-26T13:22:17-05:00

  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 [...]

Immigrant and refugee families took a field trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden to bond, learn, and play2017-06-26T13:22:17-05:00
1st Aug, 2016

Rogers Park girls find solace at summer camp

2017-06-26T13:23:58-05:00

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 [...]

Rogers Park girls find solace at summer camp2017-06-26T13:23:58-05:00