• 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]

  • Urban Initiatives Participants Meet Freddy Adu

    Urban Initiatives kids participating in the Mayors Cup had the oppurtunity to meet world famous soccer star Freddy Adu. He currently plays for S.L. Benfica in Portugal. Adu was born in Tema, Ghana, before emigrating to the United States at the age of eight and becoming a citizen in 2003. He plays for the United…