Sort food donations and assist community members with grocery shopping at Lakeview Pantry
Prepare and serve lunch at Two Li'l Fishes for families experiencing homelessness.
Provide homework help for children at a Chicago Youth Centers after-school program.
Learn about healthy food and healthy communities by gardening with Fulton Street Flower and Vegetable Garden.
Meet with a physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital to discuss health care from the perspective of a practicing medical professional.
Learn how lawyers advocate for immigrant children from staff at the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights.
Visit Lawndale Christian Health Center for an introductory workshop on public health issues facing low-income communities.
Attend a workshop on immigration policy and advocacy hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
Experience City Life
Live in community at a top-rated Chicago hostel in the heart of the city. Prepare and share meals as a group, and navigate the city like a local on public transit.
"I grew so much as a person and am so proud of who I am becoming." -CivicWeek Student
Connect with diverse, like-minded peers from across the country in an enriching living-learning community. Build strong and lasting friendships.
"I felt an incredible sense of community and respect." -CivicWeek Student
"I enjoyed being with like-minded kids who wanted to make an impact on the world." -CivicWeek Student