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  • Zack’s Story: Building with Broken Pieces

    “I think people can be broken in a sense, but there are always ways to fix them.”

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  • Celebrating Our Future Leaders

    A special celebratory ceremony at Dave & Busters in Chicago for more than 120 UCAN youth from…

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  • The Power of Artistic Expression

    An African proverb states that it takes a…

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  • Advocating for Youth in Care

    Youth in the care of the state face obstacles that most …

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  • Summer Jobs Make all the Difference

    Youth success can be linked to the opportunities available…

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  • Embracing the Power of Preparation

    “UCAN is part of my family, it is part of me.” – Karen Wilson…

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  • A Steadfast Desire to Serve

    Motivated to help those in need, Kevin Hynes came to UCAN in hopes of making an impact…

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  • Climbing to Great Heights

    Activities such as these, which invoke a healthy amount of fear, are an excellent opportunity…

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  • Meet Matt: UCAN’s Newest Auxiliary Board Member

    After a law school internship, Matt realized where he wanted to provide his support…

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  • Shaping Young Lives Through Speech

    It has been said that one should strive not to make their presence known, but to make their absence felt…

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