Curt’s Café Serves Up Hot Coffee and Hope for At-Risk Young People, will Honor John Kim of Backlot Coffee at Upcoming Fundraiser

Curt’s Café offers more than just a good cup of coffee, a tasty sandwich, or a mouth-watering muffin. It provides hope and learning to young people who often face challenges to finding success in life.   Curt’s Café, with locations in Evanston and Highland Park, was founded to help at-risk young people build positive futures. The […]

BUILD: Redirecting the Lives of At-Risk Youth

Violence on the street and chaos at home was the only life high school freshman Anays Antongiorgi knew. That all changed when she became active in Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development (BUILD), a Chicago-based nonprofit organization that takes at-risk youth from the margin into the mainstream. Antongiorgi bonded with BUILD staff and her peers […]