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Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago Virtual Youth of the Year Competition, March 4, 2021

In the News

March 26, 2021 - Local 'Youth of the Year' recipient continues to overcome tremendous adversity | WGN 9


March 5, 2021 - Boys & Girls Club of Chicago names 'Youth of the Year' winner' | FOX-32 Chicago


March 5, 2021 - Boys & Girls Club of Chicago 'Youth of the Year' award-winner hopes to inspire, help others | ABC 7 Chicago


September 21, 2021 - Akiem Hicks delivers new shoes to Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago | WGN 9 


March 9, 2020 - Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago honor 'Youth of the Year' | FOX-32 Chicago


March 7, 2020 - Youth of the Year award: 6 teenagers recognized through Boys & Girls Club | ABC 7 Chicago

February 13, 2020 - Nike, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago and Virgil Abloh Unveil Redesigned Basketball Facilities

November 12, 2019 – Chicago Bear, Akiem Hicks, visits Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago | Chicago Tribune

November 11, 2019 – New Tech Center Brings 3D Printers, Drones, Laptops To Garfield Park Kids | Block Club Chicago

October 16, 2019 – Chicago teachers to strike in nation's 3rd largest district | Washington Post

October 16, 2019 – From the aquarium to synagogues, here are the places that have stepped in as Chicago teachers go on strike | CNN

October 16, 2019 – Here’s What Will Be Open For Kids During The Chicago Teachers Union Strike| Block Club Chicago

May 29, 2019 – Mimi LeClair contributed to a panel on stemming summer violence in Chicago | WTTW PBS Chicago

May 13, 2019 – Better Makers: Boys and Girls Club of Chicago Crowns Chicago’s Youth of the Year | Make It Better

May 6, 2019 – Allen Robinson provides a "Reading Room" for the Linda and Bill Gantz Club | ABC 7 Chicago

March 24, 2019 – Joshua H., from the Valentine Boys & Girls Club wins Youth of the Year | ABC 7 Chicago

March 21, 2019 – Pedersen-McCormick Club vs. CPD Police Officers Community Basketball Game | ABC7 Chicago