Comer Education Campus is anchored by Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer Middle School, and Gary Comer College Prep.

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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COVID-19 Virtual Programs

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Explore Summer 2020 Employment Opportunities

We are now taking applications. Learn more.

Family Nights

Gather the family and head to GCYC for a night of fun! Mondays & Fridays, September 11 - December 14, from 6 - 8 PM.

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Impact

2000

youth served annually

43,000

meals and snacks served annually to members

100,000

lbs of fresh produce grown since 2006

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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Redefining Possible 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our 8th Annual Benefit! If you missed the event, you can still experience our mission in action by watching our event video. There are many ways to invest in our youth & strengthen community on Chicago's South Side. Together, we are redefining possible!