After School Matters® Now Accepting Applications for Students for Fall 2013

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationAfter School Matters is now accepting applications for its Fall apprenticeship and internship programs, which will begin October 1. Programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology will be offered at 56 Chicago Public Schools high schools, approximately 100 community organizations, Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Library locations across the city, as well as Downtown at the Gallery37 Center for the Arts. In total, more than 7,000 opportunities in more than 250 programs will be available to Chicago teens this fall.

All After School Matters programs, which typically meet three days a week for 60-90 hours over the course of ten weeks, are free and open to 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 at locations in and around their neighborhood at

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