Blog

  • Youth Spotlight: Taking Control of His Future

    Jarvis Robinson was a high school freshman when his older brother, 23 at the time, was murdered.

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  • Innovative Court at UCAN Restores Justice Through Healing

    Every year in Illinois, 45% of offenders released from jail or prison will return to the criminal justice system within three years….

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  • Saying “I Do” to Philanthropy

    When preparing for their wedding, they wanted to find a way to bring their family and friends into their wedding vows…

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  • Combining Work with Volunteering

    Finding time to volunteer isn’t always easy, nor is it easy to find a volunteer experience that truly leaves one feeling helpful and fulfilled….

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  • Markell Bridges Named Governing Board Chairman

    Markell Bridges is familiar with the hardships many of UCAN’s youth face as they maneuver through adolescence into adulthood…

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  • UCAN Youth Set Sail

    They say when we look back on our life we remember moments, not days…

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  • Home is Where the Heart is: A Foster Parent Story

    There are currently 4,000 youth in the foster care system in Illinois….

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  • You Can Slug Out Violence

    Summertime in Chicago means one thing to thousands of people…

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  • UCAN Absorbs Beacon Therapeutic in Expansion

    Beacon Therapeutic and UCAN have long shared a similar vision…

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  • Rebuilding Chicago One Home at a Time

    Imaging living in the same house for the past 50 years…

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