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  • Nike & Six Points Host Special World Cup Event for UI Kids

    MEXICO v. SOUTH AFRICA vs. Soccer Match on June 11, 2010 Six Points opens its doors to the fifth and sixth graders of Chicago Public School, Goethe Middle School, for a private viewing of the World Cup match up of Mexico vs. South Africa. The live viewing party takes place from 8:30am – 11am. The…

  • Chicago Indoor World Cup – Hosted by Incredible UI Supporter

    On June 26th, Chicago Indoor Sports will begin hosting the Chicago Indoor World Cup. 32 Men’s teams will compete in a 6v6 tournament for the chance to win $500 and a World Cup replica trophy.  2010 World Cup games will be played live on a giant 12x12ft screen. Food and beer specials will be provided…

  • Winter Season Kickoff

    It may be cold outside but the Urban Initiatives health and education soccer program is heating up. This week our Work to Play Program winter season kicked off at all 11 participating schools. We would love to get you involved! Come out and volunteer at our practices or games as an individual or in a…

  • Chicago Tribune: Getting a Foothold on the Future

    The Chicago Tribune visted Jenner Academy to report on the Work to Play Program. “Somehow along the way, Coach ‘Ish’ and Coach ‘D’ stumbled on this unlikely equation: Inner-city kids plus soccer plus unswerving dedication equals promise, squared. Add a chance to be some scary odds, besides.” Read the full story [PDF]