Posts By: UCANfuzzymath

  • 2010

    2010 Jan_10_2010_St_Pauls_House_release Teen_Parenting_Service_Network_Press_Release 2009_UCAN_Teen_Gun_Survey_release_FINAL SSA_Social_Service_Innovations_Awards_2010 2010_Par_65304_File_pdf0930_one_good_deed_voluntee Stage_Left_Release_Symposium_final October 22, 2010: In conjunction with the premiere of Andrew Hinderaker’s Kingsville, Stage Left Theatre announces a series of post-performance symposia to discuss the issues addressed in the play In line with their mission to produce theatre that raises debate and encourages action, Stage Left goes one step… Read more »

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  • 2011

    2011 Zack_Schrantz_Announcement_Final Matt_Alber_Concert_Tour_FINAL UCAN_CIDA_Career_Day_press_release_4.13.11 October 2011: UCAN’s accreditation from the Council on Accreditation is renewed Council on Accreditation  (COA) accreditation attests that an organization meets the highest national standards of best practice and establishes credibility that the organization is effective and professionally sound. It provides assurance to all stakeholders that UCAN is delivering needed services… Read more »

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  • 2012

    2012 press_release_City_of_Chicago_UCAN Press_Release_–_UCAN_2012_Teen_Gun_Survey_May_2nd (1) MEDIA_ADVISORY_3_on_3_basketball_event National_Youth_Forum_advisory_sept_2012 November 15, 2012: 360° Model Named a Mutual of America 2012 Community Partnership Award Winner UCAN’s 360° Model was named as a Mutual of America 2012 Community Partnership Award Winner this last week. The Mutual of America Community Partnership Award annually honors the outstanding contributions that 10 nonprofit organizations,… Read more »

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  • 2009

    Crain’s Chicago Business, December 28, 2009 2010 Book of Lists, Wednesday, June 9th:  UCAN, 2010 Youth Advocacy Awards Dinner.  Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.  Click here for full 2010 Book of Lists.  Click here for more information on the 2010 Youth Advocacy Awards Dinner. ESPN, December 28, 2009 For the Bears’ last home game of the… Read more »

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  • 2010

    Illinois Department on Aging, September 2010 Illinois Department on Aging Honors Older Workers and Their Employers During Annual Awards Luncheon.  Two of UCAN’s Foster Grandparents were honored. To read the story, click here. NBC 5 Chicago, October 2, 2010 UCAN’s Teen Gun Survey Statistics are featured in this “Education Nation” segment.  To view the story,… Read more »

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  • 2011

    UPN’s Perspective with Monique Caradine, December 25th, 2011 On Christmas day UCAN’s very own Claude Robinson and Chase Larkin appeared on Perspective.  Claude and Chase spoke about UCAN’s holiday toy drive efforts, our CITY initiative, and how people can get involved and support UCAN. Watch the program by clicking here.  (Please note that UCAN’s segment… Read more »

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  • Spotlight: Workforce Development

    Spotlight: Workforce Development Throughout its programs, UCAN integrates services designed to help clients build self-sufficiency and economic independence through education, workforce preparation and career advancement. The following are more in-depth descriptions of UCAN’s workforce development programs: Career Services Department UCAN’s Career Services Department works with hundreds of low-income youth and adults each year assisting them… Read more »

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  • Spotlight: Children 0-5

    Spotlight: Children 0-5 At-risk children who don’t get quality early care and education are: 25% more likely to drop out of school 40% more likely to become a teen parent 70% more likely to be arrested for a violent crime1 UCAN understands the importance of working with disadvantaged and at-risk families when their children are… Read more »

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  • Spotlight: Lake County

    Spotlight: Lake County Lake County Spotlight When we take time to consider the problems of poverty, it is not difficult to imagine the struggles faced by the working poor in Chicago’s inner city neighborhoods. But it is important to remember that these problems are not isolated to the city. In fact, Chicago’s suburbs have witnessed… Read more »

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  • Teen Gun Survey 2012

    UCAN released its 2012 National Teen Gun Survey on April 17th, 2012 at a listening panel with public officials and a group of young people who have experienced gun violence. The panel took place at Homan Square. Public officials present included Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele, Felicia Davis from the Mayor’s office, Sgt. Daniel Allen… Read more »

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