Zip Codes Shouldn't Limit Learning

We see a world where the opportunity to learn and achieve is not determined by a person’s neighborhood or class, but by that individual’s passion and persistence for learning.

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Equip Minds

We work with Cradles to Crayons to provide students with a year's worth of school supplies.

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Spark Curiosity

Our students embark on engaging field trips to Chicago's renowned museums including the Field Museum and Adler Planetarium.

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Unlock Potential

College mentors work with students one-on-one to provide life coaching and support academic efforts.

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We Serve Chicago

We support schools in various neighborhoods throughout the city including West Ridge, Belmont Cragin, and Humboldt Park. We work with schools that are lead by dedicated staff, active parents, and have high need.

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Our Impact

Since 2009, we have served more than 10,000 students across more than a dozen schools and community organizations. We've partnered with dozens of Chicago institutions including Chicago Youth Centers and the Museum of Science and Industry to deliver engaging programs to our students.

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"I loved going to the Field Museum and seeing Sue the T-Rex. I didn't realize how big dinosaurs were and I learned about why they became extinct"


Experiences Matter

Our Award-a-Field Trip program takes students to eight museums and cultural sites across Chicago, and provides a rich extra-curricular learning experience that supplements their classroom education.

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