Youth & Teen Leadership

Helping Youth Take The Lead

The Y offers multiple leadership programs in safe, welcoming environments throughout the city and Chicagoland area. By providing young adults the opportunity to learn and grow, we create healthier, stronger communities!

Enhance Skills. Build Confidence. Improve Performance.

Whether it’s preparing our youth to become the leaders of tomorrow or simply helping them learn a new skill, improve academic performance, or connect with their peers,, the Y has dedicated resources to help teens grow into a better version of themselves!
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College Readiness

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  • We’d love to hear from you! You can contact our Teen Programs Manager, Chiamaka Onuoha, via email ([email protected]).