Tag: Chicago

Ombudsman Chicago Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class

This summer brings new beginnings and exciting opportunities for nearly 230 students who have earned their Chicago Public Schools high school diploma through Ombudsman Chicago. To celebrate the academic achievements of the Class of 2016, family and friends attended a ...

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Empowering The Next Generation of Female Leaders

Ombudsman Chicago is a Chicago Public Schools Options School Program that offers out-of-school and off-track teens a second chance at academic achievement. With three convenient locations on the Northwest, West and South Sides, Ombudsman is working with students throughout the ...

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True Star Foundation Co-Founder Encourages Students (Chicago)

DeAnna McLeary-Sherman, co-founder of True Star Foundation, spoke last week at Ombudsman South and West to encourage Chicago students to live their best lives. McLeary-Sherman also promoted the Foundation’s summer jobs program. True Star will have over 150 jobs for ...

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Students Celebrate Women Empowerment (Chicago)

Students and faculty came together to celebrate Women’s Empowerment at Ombudsman Chicago by paying homage to influential women history makers and recognizing their notable contributions. Ombudsman students created wall murals and collages to share their own perspectives on the significance ...

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Ombudsman Helps Empower Today’s Youth (Chicago)

As Women’s History Month ends, Ombudsman Chicago continues to help inspire the next generation of African American leaders, especially young women. Ombudsman students like Imani Tiney and Monica Watson are carrying the torch and leading by example for other youth. ...

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2016 Offers a Fresh Start for Ombudsman Chicago Graduates

Just weeks into 2016, the year has already been rewarding for Ronnesha Whitfield, Isiah Spann and Inocencio Lorenzo and more than 44 Ombudsman Chicago students who have earned their Chicago Public Schools high school diploma. “We are extremely pleased with ...

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Why I Give Back: Serving My Country and My Community (Ombudsman Chicago)

The holiday season is a time to be thankful for what we have, and to pay it forward by giving back. Although this is something we can all do throughout the year, I wanted to take a moment this holiday ...

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Ombudsman Chicago Hires Recent Graduates

Recent Ombudsman Chicago graduate, Destiny Wright, works with the school’s summer outreach team, assisting with student recruitment and enrollment. “The challenges you go through in life are going to either push you forward or drag you deeper into a hole ...

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From One Dad to Another: Tips From a Teen Dad (Ombudsman Chicago)

I was 14 years old when I found out I was going to be a father. I was nervous to tell my mom, I was scared of what the future would hold and I knew there would be a lot ...

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Ombudsman Chicago 2015 Graduation Ceremony [VIDEO]

Ombudsman Chicago celebrated more than 100 class of 2015 graduates during a commencement ceremony held on June 9. A CPS Options School Program, Ombudsman Chicago offers teens a second chance at achieving academic success and building a bright future as ...

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