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After School Matters accepting applications

After School MattersĀ® has announced that registration for its summer programs is now open to Chicago teens. Beginning June 20, the organization will offer fresh, fun career-readiness programming in the arts, science, sports, technology and communications throughout the city.

Programs will take place downtown at Gallery37 Center for the Arts and Millennium Park, as well as in neighborhoods across Chicago at community organizations, Chicago public parks and libraries. Teens can choose from a variety of project-based and career-readiness-focused programs via After School Matters unique apprenticeship or internship models, working with instructors who are professionals in their field and serve as mentors to teens.

After School Matters programs are provided at no cost to participants, and all current high school teens who are residents of Chicago are encouraged to apply. The programs are a unique and powerful way for teens to gain professional experience while enjoying the company of their peers in a safe environment.

To view a compete list of available programs or to register for the summer program session, visit http://www.afterschoolmatters.org/

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