Pursue Your Passions

Whether your interests lie in technology, the arts, music, journalism, sports or urban agriculture, we offer a safe and supportive environment that you can call your own! This is the place to develop your unique talents, learn, grow and have fun.

For over a decade, Comer Education Campus has been enriching the lives of young people from across Chicago’s South Side. Anchored by the state-of-the-art Gary Comer Youth Center, our goal is to help young people expand their horizons, discover their passions while fostering growth and achievement. Learn more about our campus here.

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Upcoming Events

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Annual Thanksgiving Family Night

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

Chicago Humanities Festival presents Michael Eric Dyson on JAY-Z

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:00pm

Tomi Adeyemi presents "Children of Virtue and Vengeance"

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

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Impact

2000

youth served annually

43,000

meals and snacks served annually to members

24,000

lbs of fresh produce grown

450

teen internships and jobs

900

students pursuing college degrees

45

events catered by youth culinary team

12

teens visited Yellowstone on an ecological trip

200

students participated in career day

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