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Sprouting leaders within our communities.
One seed at a time.

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting continuous academic growth and personal development among youth in some of Chicago’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Through mentorship, education, and service we aspire to transform our youth to become leaders within their communities.

WHAT WE DO

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MENTOR

We run a well-rounded mentorship program for 7th and 8th grade students in Chicago public schools located in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

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SERVE

Once a month during the school year, our volunteers connect with students through community service, games, activities and sports.

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GROW

We focus on building partnerships with orgs and individuals to help expand our reach and provide more opporturnities to our community.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Upcoming Events
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Year-End Soirée

December 14, 2018

Get ready for this year's annual Fundraiser! We are excited to showcase our milestones and engage with the community as we network and dance the night away! Early bird tickets are on sale now!

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Summer Interns

A big THANK YOU to Ella and Kasarah, and to the University of Chicago's Civic Engagement Program for all their support.

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Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

SL and Prospanica partnered this summer to create the SEP, which provides professional development opportunities to high school students living in underrepresented and under served communities.

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