Hope for Chicago is a community-based initiative focused on the betterment and enhancement of youth within low income areas in the Chicago land area. Hope4Chicago's goal is to build a system of care that provides high quality services that is accessible to families in impoverished environments.
Our mission is to uplift youth and communities by providing enrichment skills and empowering information so that they can enhance themselves to achieve their highest potential in the quality of their lives.
My name is Eric Hughes, I was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. I have a Masters degree in Public Administration, I am also a military veteran (USN). I currently work for the state of Illinois as a Juvenile Justice Specialist and I love working with the youth population and giving back to the community.
My name is Mae Hughes. I have lived and worked my entire life throughout the Chicago land area. I am a C.A.R.A alum, and I also have extensive experience in the addiction and recovery field. I have witnessed our youth go mentally bankrupt and our communities turned into a maze of dysfunction. I'm also a believer that in order to solve this problem we must start from the beginning. I'm Ready.
My name is Angel Muldrow. I was born and raised in our beloved city. I am an educator and I am passionate about helping youth especially our at-risk youth. I truly believe in the statement that, "Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story."
There will be a community clean-up on June 26, 2021 from 8am to 10am. The locations will be in the business districts on 55th Garfield. We will meet at the 55th Garfield shopping plaza. If you are interested please complete the get involved section and email us at Hope4chicago57@gmail.com
Hope4Chicago believes in the importance of assisting individuals that suffer with mental health issues. Many times these individuals are overlooked and we at Hope4Chicago feel that they are just important. These individuals are proactive and productive. Our community clean-up events have had many of these individuals. These individuals has brought such joy, accomplishment and pride on both sides and as Hope4Chicago grows we will continue to look at the "overlooked".
Hope4Chicago's goal is to provide a measure of enrichment and empowerment through communication and technology.We feel that the elderly have so much knowledge to share and given the opportunity they will find much joy in being a part of the conversation. Hope4Chicago will offer our elderly some basic phone technology so they can also feel connected to the world. We believe the elderly should not have to sit out the rest of there life. For more information please contact us.
Hope4Chicago is excited to partner with Drexel Counseling Service, Inc. Under the direction of Kathy Hardin Earl, Drexel Counseling Service believes in assisting others who have had to embrace some unfortunate circumstances. Hope4Chicago and Drexel Counseling Service are uniting and working together to assist individuals in overcoming these circumstances. We would like to thank Drexel Counseling Service, Inc for their participation in our endeavors to offer assistance and resources to these individuals in our communities through our clean-up projects in Chicago and providing “Hope” to them.
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