Category Archive

September 2015

  • 4th Annual Multicultural Cup!

    The 4th Annual Multicultural Cup was a huge success! Urban Initiatives Work to Play participants from Goethe Elementary in Logan Square, Lawndale Community Academy in North Lawndale, and Prieto Academy in Belmont Cragin came out to Haas Park in Logan Square for a day of soccer, cultural lessons, new food, and, most importantly, fun! For…

    4th Annual Multicultural Cup!
  • GrubHub Delivers to NTA!

    Urban Initiatives’ fall Work to Play soccer season started last week, and for our players on the team at National Teachers Academy (NTA), the first week of Work to Play was capped with a Friday game day with 10 new friends from GrubHub! Heavy cloud cover and the threat of rain did nothing to dampen NTA’s spirits as…

    GrubHub Delivers to NTA!
  • Take the Lead Kicks off the School Year

    With the new school year comes another exciting season of Take the Lead.  On September 12th, Take the Lead held its first retreat of the season.  Parents and students alike woke up bright and early on a rainy Saturday to join us for a fun day of soccer and team building activities.   Urban Initiatives Coaches…

    Take the Lead Kicks off the School Year
  • Urban Initiatives’ Impact Report

    Urban initiatives’ 2014-2015 program year was certainly one to be remembered. Participants across all three of our programs played hard, had hours of fun, and made many new friends. Urban Initiatives’ programs, though, aim to provide kids with so much more, and our 2014-2015 program evaluation results tell the important story of learning, growth, and change. Here’s…

    Urban Initiatives’ Impact Report
  • 13th Annual Halloween Bash!

    Join Urban Initiatives on Friday, October 30th at Chop Shop in Wicker Park for the 13th Annual Halloween Bash. Tickets are $50 and include Open Bar, Costume Contest and Dance Party with DJ Matt Roan! Hope to see everyone there! Buy your tickets HERE!!!

    13th Annual Halloween Bash!