Category Archive

January 2013

  • U.S. Soccer Foundation Awards Grant To Urban Initiatives

    The U.S. Soccer Foundation has awarded a grant to Urban Initiatives in the amount of $12,400 to help provide the proper soccer equipment needed to sucessfully operate the Work to Play Program. This grant will help UI purchase cones, pennies, first aid kits, whistles and other great soccer equipment that will help UI kids feel…

  • Mentor Coaches Love Soccer And School

    Urban Initiatives’ Mentor Coaches once again demonstrated their inspiring commitment and passion as they showed up in full force ready to laugh, learn, and lead. On Saturday, January 12th, the second-ever Urban Initiatives Mentor Coach Retreat kicked off at DePaul University. The DePaul Center for Access and Attainment generously donated their beautiful space to host…

  • The Cubs Caravan Swings By Jahn To Kick Off The Winter Season

    The Jahn Work to Play team had some help kicking off the first week of the winter season! Players and coaches from the Chicago Cubs joined Jahn players for an afternoon of fun games and a discussion on what it takes to be professional athletes. Jahn players set up some fun games and drill stations…

  • Urban Initiatives Presents Seventh Annual Soccer Ball

    Join Urban Initiatives at its 7th annual Soccer Ball at River East Art Center, located at 435 E. Illinois St., for a night of philanthropy, dancing, cocktails, heavy appetizers and an exquisite silent auction. Get your tickets now: SOCCER BALL TICKETS