Category Archive

October 2017

  • UI’s 15th Anniversary Halloween Bash

    The 15th Anniversary Urban Initiatives Halloween Bash was another huge success. For the fourth straight year, Chop Shop and 1st Ward Events welcomed us back to not only have a ton of fun but to support UI’s sports-based youth development programming.

  • 7th Annual Multicultural Cup

    UI Associate Board Member Holton Faust recaps all the fun from the 7th Annual Multicultural Cup at Haas Park! UI would like to thank all of the #UIAB volunteers for coming out and having fun with the kids. Big thank you also goes out to Joe Henry and the entire Haas Park team for hosting…

    7th Annual Multicultural Cup
  • UI Student Board Takes on Recess

    High school volunteers from UI’s Student Board helped out at this year’s Fall Big Kid Recess with WTP teams Lawndale and Lloyd. Brady Reichert, UI Student Board Executive Committee member and Junior at Loyola Academy, shares some highlights from the day, and that you’re never too old to learn and play!

  • 17th Crosstown Classic with the Wilmette Wings

    On Friday, October 13th, Urban Initiatives partnered with the Wilmette Wings for the 17th Crosstown Classic. Team Goudy (Uptown), Howe (Austin), Nobel (Humboldt Park), North River (Ravenswood Manor) and Jahn (Roscoe Village) traveled to Wilmette for a day full of soccer, family fun and pizza. Mixed in with the participants from Urban Initiatives were 60+…

    17th Crosstown Classic with the Wilmette Wings
  • About UI’s New Look

    On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Urban Initiatives launched their rebrand and new logo. As Urban Initiatives developed their new look, they wanted to create a visual representation of unity. Participants, families, schools, supporters, and staff are representative of the diversity that makes Chicago strong. Each stakeholder on their team is critical, and only with all…

  • 15th Anniversary Halloween Bash

    The Urban Initiatives Associate Board invites you to the 15th Anniversary Halloween Bash! Wear your most ghoulish and stylish costumes and join us for a night of dancing to the sounds of DJ Emilio, costume contest and bar package!

    15th Anniversary Halloween Bash