Encouraging and Developing Young Lives

Youth for a Better Future (YBF) empowers the youth of the Near North Side of Chicago to become future community leaders through positive mentorship

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YBF's Key Initiatives

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Discovering STEAM

Advancing Language + Culture

Providing a Safe Space

Boosting Health + Nutrition

After School + Summer Programming

Youth for a Better Future provides local youth with awakening and stimulating programs.

Summer Camp

STEAM 

Basketball 

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F.A.M
Fitness

Girls' Dance Program

Mentoring

Field Trips

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From 2010 – Present

650+ kids served each year 

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YBF kids are students

  • Franklin Elementary
     

  • Manierre Elementary
     

  • Lincoln Park High School