After School Matters Now Accepting Applications for Summer Programs

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationAfter School Matters is now accepting applications for its summer program session, which begins June 25. Programs in the arts, communications, science, sports, and technology will be offered at more than 100 community organizations. After School Matters unique program offer teens an opportunity to explore and develop their talents, while gaining critical skills for work, college, and beyond.

All After School Matters programs, which run for six-to-eight weeks, are free and open to all Chicago teen residents who are at least 14 years of age and entering or currently enrolled in high school. Teens can search for programs that interest them, as well as for programs in and around their neighborhood, at In order to participate, teens must apply online for programs and meet with program instructors to discuss and present their skills and interests.

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