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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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  • Danielle Hamilton – A Revolutionary

    Danielle Hamilton didn’t think she had a future…

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  • Newest addition to UCAN’s Governing Board

    “The UCAN family is authentic, extended, sometimes messy and unusual, just like my family…

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  • UCAN youth and Mayor Emanuel come together on gun control legislation

    Emanuel stressed that a multifaceted approach is essential for progress…

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  • UCAN Empowers Youth to Unite for Peace

    “It is great to see other people like me trying to achieve the same goal in life and just trying to get peace overall…”

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  • UCAN’s Progressive Approach to Violence Prevention

    “Many young people don’t have the support they need. When trauma…”

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  • New Leadership, Same Values

    There are days and even weeks that are difficult but at the end of the day I know we are making a difference ….

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  • Annual Dinner Honors Foster Parents

    On Friday, August 12, UCAN hosted our annual Professional Foster Parent appreciation banquet titled “Jamaica Me Happy” at our new Nichols Center headquarters.  The event included an awards presentation, great food, raffle prizes and a musical performance by Chicago’s own Ifficial Reggae Movement. Michael Ann Wiley, UCAN’s Licensing, Training and Recruitment Supervisor provided a special… Read more »

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