Mary Mitchell Praises our Foster Care Program in Sun-Times Column

Award-winning columnist Mary Mitchell has followed up her March feature of our founder Ada S. McKinley with a column praising our Foster Care program after a recent visit. On the Southeast Side, foster-care center does right by the legacy of Ada S. McKinley July 2, 2021 CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Click Here to View

2021-07-05T11:24:47-05:00July 5th, 2021|News|

How Are the Children? Juneteenth Panel Discussion

As part of the Juneteenth Illinois/Black Culture Week celebration, our CEO Jamal Malone will be joining a virtual panel discussion that goes beyond the immediate impacts of COVID-19 on children and learning and addresses how the global crisis will have lasting impacts on them over the long-term. The conversation will be live streamed on Wednesday, June [...]

2021-06-16T02:51:13-05:00June 15th, 2021|News|

2021 Trunk Scholarships: Help Us Equip College-Bound Students

Our students have prevailed through a pandemic and are college bound! Help equip our high school graduates for college by providing them with the distance learning tools they need to remain safe and academically connected as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Make a Donation Sponsor-A-Trunk Sponsorship Packet Our Annual Revie Sorey Trunk Scholarships are [...]

2021-07-01T22:29:05-05:00June 9th, 2021|News|

Something Good in Englewood

We were proud to participate in the Resource Fair hosted by Something Good in Englewood that took place on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 6701 S. Emerald. Attendees were given access to the COVID-19 vaccine (ages 12+) along with resources in education, employment/job readiness, financial literacy, banking, transportation, and mental/physical health. The Chicago Department of [...]

2021-06-15T11:20:08-05:00June 6th, 2021|News|

Our Vaccination Clinic: Dose 1 Completed!

Ada S. McKinley partnered with the Illinois Department of Public Health Office of Minority Health to support the health and safety of minority communities and improve the equity of vaccine distribution by hosting a vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at our Vocational Services program site at 6033 S. Wentworth on Chicago's south side. [...]

2021-06-15T11:20:20-05:00June 6th, 2021|News|

Proud to Cheer on Paul Yee Performing in China Town

As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month begins to conclude, we are proud to cheer on one of the people we serve as he performed at Chicago's Asian American Month Celebration in Chinatown. Paul Yee attends our Community Day Service Program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and has performed every weekend this month for [...]

2021-05-27T14:37:00-05:00May 27th, 2021|News|

Get Vaccinated at Ada S. McKinley

Ada S. McKinley has partnered with the IDPH Office of Minority Health to support the health and safety of minority communities and improve the equity of vaccine distribution by hosting a vaccination clinic on SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2021 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at our Vocational Services program site at 6033 S. Wentworth on [...]

2021-05-26T19:17:18-05:00May 25th, 2021|News|

Daily Southtown/Tribune Article on Surge in our Foster Parent Need

The Daily Southtown highlights the increased need for foster parents during the pandemic in a story picked up by the Chicago Tribune. Column: The need for foster parents has surged during the pandemic. ‘There’s a huge increase.’ May 21, 2021 DAILY SOUTHTOWN/CHICAGO TRIBUNE Click Here to View Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?  Click Here [...]

2021-05-25T17:56:51-05:00May 21st, 2021|News|

Live Interview on WGN 9 Calls for Open-Hearted Foster Parents

Our Senior Vice President of Child Development & Youth Services speaks the positive experience of being a foster parent and the need for more open hearts during a live interview on WGN Channel 9 News. Youth advocate Curt Holderfield talks Nat'l Foster Care Awareness month with WGN May 18, 2021 WGN 9 CHICAGO Click Here [...]

2021-05-25T17:59:10-05:00May 18th, 2021|News|
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