GCYC’s a good environment because of the people. It gives me a place to be productive. The extra programs accumulate and mesh with what you learn in school and give you more experience.
— Kailyma Kemet, 13
Participating in Peacemakers at GCYC made me a better person, more responsible as a kid, allowed me to go to different communities and help them out and to think about other people instead of just thinking about myself, so I appreciate that.
— Christian Price, 15
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The Arts Apprenticeship Spring 2021 Showcase
Summer Jobs 2021
Summer Camp 2021
Spring Forward 2021
King Day Celebration
Racial Healing Project
Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
Holiday Card Project with Liz Thompson
Free Dental Care for All Youth under 19 Yrs. Old
Producing Pathways at The Gary Comer Youth Center!
Redefining Possible 2020
Prayer and Resource Walk Friday, July 24th
Strides for Peace 2020
Our 2020 Career Day has gone virtual!
GCYC Summer Programs Are Open!
Phase 4 Reopening
Summer food Service Program
Alderman Michelle A. Harris Announces Update of Local Stores
A Statement from our Executive Director
Pitch for Good Challenge
GCYC Youth Opportunities 2020 Spring Showcase
Art History Remixed
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
Comer Education Campus Arts Showcase
Breakfast of Community Champions
Holiday Card Design Contest Reveals Artistic Talent
A Creative Approach to Environmental Stewardship
Ayoka Mota Samuels, Youth Center Director Featured at International Peace Conference
Our 7th Annual Benefit Luncheon was a huge success!
Watch our 2019 video to see our mission in action
New Kitchen Possible Cooking Classes Coming to GCYC
Green Apple Day 2019
Medical Home Network Field on the Comer Education Campus
Gary Comer Youth Center's Urban Agriculture Program Featured on ABC7
Announcing Comer Education Campus' Next Executive Director
GCYC Farmers' Markets are now open for the season
Request for Proposals for Youth Center Staff Workshops
Choose Your Experience: GCYC Spring Break 2019
Exciting News on the Comer Education Campus!
GCYC Green Teens Inspired by Natural Beauty in Yellowstone National Park
Topel Wright: Promise & Possibility
2018 Chicago Tribune Holiday Campaign
GCYC Open House 2018
Single Dad Combines Comer Resources with Supportive Parenting to Empower His Daughters
Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day
Congratulations to the GCYC Robotics Team!
GCYC Hosts President Obama
Nearly 600 guests attended our Annual Benefit Luncheon
Membership for 2017/18 Opens August 17, 2017
GCYC member Devonte Matthews visits Washington, D.C. with the Exelon Stay in School Initiative
GCYC Member Nathan Randall Wins Project Innovation Logo Design Contest
Ayoka Samuels to receive this year's UCSC Outstanding Community Mentor Award
Strides for Peace: Take a Stand Against Gun Violence
Finish Line Fitness Room Ribbon Cutting
Earth Day Celebration
Monica Carney of Urban Partnership Bank Discusses Importance of Financial Literacy for Youth
Comer Education Campus Career Day 2017
Watch our Ten Year Anniversary Video
Our College Graduates Are Prepared For Promising Futures
GCYC’s Halloween Haunted House & Festival Was a Ghoulish Good Time
Annual Benefit Luncheon was a huge success!
Comer Crops Honey Harvest
GCYC youth attend ESPN-Undefeated’s live taping of a Town Hall meeting on Violence Prevention
Travel around the world with GCYC this summer! Middle Schoolers: register today in your Amilia app or Join Us to enroll in 2021/22 membership.
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