The UIC Center for Literacy, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), and the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services have partnered to offer the Safe Summer Ambassadors program for CHA-affiliated youth. Teens, identified by CHA, are hired, trained, and paid to facilitate interactive activities to teach younger children about the importance of creating and maintaining peace in their communities. Teens attend weekly interactive trainings led by Summer Team Leaders to help them improve their job skills and learn fun activities to do with children. Placement sites receive FREE help from Safe Summer Ambassadors.
1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Room 619
Chicago, IL 60608