Youth-Led Tech Locations

Youth-led Tech Summer 2016 is a technology mentoring program for youth ages 13-18 in three Chicago neighborhoods: Austin, North Lawndale, and Roseland. If the youth is 12 and will turn 13 by 8/5/16, they are also eligible to apply.  Visit Youth-led Tech for more information about the program.

We are happy to announce our community location partners for summer 2016!


Austin Community Center
501 N. Central Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644

New Kingdom Church
5213 W. Potomac
Chicago, IL 60651

Sankofa Cultural Arts & Business Center
5820 W. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651

North Lawndale

Better Boys Foundation
1512 S. Pulaski
Chicago, IL 60623

Chicago Youth Centers/ABC Polk Bros (Second Year)
3415 W. 13th Place
Chicago, IL 60623

Firehouse Community Arts Center
2111 South Hamlin
Chicago, IL 60623


Dr. Elzie Young Community Center (YCC) (Second Year)
9400 South Perry Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620

New Life Church
11026 S. Indiana
Chicago, IL 60628

Youth Peace Center
420 W. 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60620

We are still recruiting for Youth Applicants!  The deadline to apply is Friday, June 17th.

If the youth is:

  • Between the ages of 13-18 or will turn age 13 by 8/5/16
  • A resident of the City of Chicago
  • Resides in either the Austin, North Lawndale, or Roseland communities
  • Interested in Tech
  • Wants to be in a safe, nurturing, learning environment
  • Needs help with building up social and workforce development skills

Then Apply Here

It’s going to be an amazing summer!!!

For further questions email or call 312-565-2933.