Category Archive

March 2017

  • #UIAB Field Trip to Navy Pier

    On Saturday, March 25th Urban Initiatives’ Associate Board and UI students from Daley, Lorca, and Walsh went on a Field Trip to Navy Pier! This cultural experience allowed everyone to discover a new and fun place in Chicago! Associate Board members Derek Skoog and Sarah Lewis share the fun below, enjoy. “What is better than…

    #UIAB Field Trip to Navy Pier
  • FAM and Coach Appreciation Night

    Urban Initiatives had the great privilege of celebrating 600 amazing and committed families and coaches, on Thursday, March 23rd at the 2nd Annual FAM & Coach Appreciation Night! The event featured delicious fare provided by Limelight Catering at the gorgeous Revel Fulton Market event space The Revel Group hosted UI families and coaches for an…

    FAM and Coach Appreciation Night
  • Traders’ Dodgeball Tournament

    Surprise snowfall did not deter members of Chicago’s trading community from participating in our first-ever Traders’ Dodgeball Tournament at Windy City Fieldhouse on March 14, 2017. In partnership with Belvedere Trading and LTS Chicago, Urban Initiatives hosted a dodgeball tournament designed to bring members from different trading companies together in support of a great cause.…

    Traders’ Dodgeball Tournament
  • Meet Jose!

    REC Coordinators are vital to Urban Initiatives’ mission of empowering Chicago’s youth to become agents of community change through academic success, healthy living, and leadership development. They drive systematic change by connecting stakeholders and strengthening the social fabric of the community. Meet KyJuan, one of UI’s newest REC Coordinators! Name: Jose Xavier Montenegro Birthday: July 22, 1988…

    Meet Jose!
  • Join Team Urban Initiatives at the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon!

    Make the most of your experience by joining Team Urban Initiatives. Team members will raise funds in support of Urban Initiatives’ programming and serve as positive role models for the children we work with by promoting the rewards of physical fitness, personal commitment, and hard work. Funds raised by Team Urban Initiatives will give children…

    Join Team Urban Initiatives at the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon!