Tag: Illinois

Second Annual Ombudsman Chicago Community Partner Summit

Ombudsman Chicago hosted the Second Annual Community Partner Summit on August 16 at our South Campus. The summit is an opportunity for Ombudsman and our community partners to come together for professional development, sharing information, and to discuss what services ...

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Glenbard East’s Adams grateful for second chance (Glenbard, Ill.)

We all goof up. It’s what we do afterward that’s important. The details behind exactly what Glenbard East’s Kenny Adams did to draw a disciplinary expulsion that day between football and basketball seasons his junior year in 2016 aren’t all that crucial. ...

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4 Star Chicagoan: Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. | Ombudsman Chicago (VIDEO)

On Windy City Live’s news segment, “4 Star Chicagoan”, Ombudsman Chicago was mentioned by one of our community partners. Chez Smith, founder of “Gyrls in the H.O.O.D.” explained the new mentoring program with Degrees before Diapers that will be starting ...

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Five Ombudsman Chicago Grads Receive College Scholarships

Five members of Ombudsman Chicago’s class of 2017 earned $221,000 in college scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $80,000 and were recognized at Ombudsman’s graduation June 16th. The five are among 150 graduates this year. Jacara Hampton received $2,500 and will ...

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Ombudsman Chicago Students Discover Careers in Communications (Chicago)

Students from Ombudsman Chicago’s South and West campuses recently had an opportunity to step outside of the classroom and into the boardroom to get some real-world career experience. Flowers Communications Group (FCG), the marketing and public relations agency for Ombudsman ...

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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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Proviso Evening Students Graduate (Proviso, Ill.)

When “Pomp and Circumstance” began playing over a small speaker, a single file line of 16 students wearing dressy casual attire marched quietly to the front of a large room and sat down in a row of seats facing a ...

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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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