Additional Programs
  • Depaul University
  • Evans Scholars Foundation
  • Moneythink
  • New Leaders
  • North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School
  • OneGoal
  • The Ounce of Prevention Fund
  • The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • University of Michigan
Additional Programs
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • AJC Global Jewish Advocacy
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
  • Inspiration Corporation
  • Misericordia
  • Pencils of Promise
  • Project Night Night
  • SCOPE
  • Shining Hope for Communities
  • Spark Ventures
  • The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
  • The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Additional Programs
  • Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Food Allergy Initiative
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • LUNGevity
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • NorthShore University Health System
  • Northwestern Integrative Medicine
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • University of Chicago Medicine
Additional Programs
  • Chicago Botanic Garden
  • The Field Museum
  • Harris Theater
  • Joffrey Ballet
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • The Renaissance Society
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Writers Theatre

The LFF supported Citizen Schools as one of the founding partners who helped bring them to Chicago in 2012. Citizen Schools work with middle schools to extend the learning day for children in low-income communities. For two to three additional hours each day, educators work with students to improve achievement, explore opportunities in their communities, and make learning exciting. Twice a week, Citizen students participate in apprenticeships where they learn about potential careers through hands-on experiences. Currently Citizen Schools serves 500 students in six middle schools and is building their capacity to help their students successfully navigate the transition from 8th-to-9th grade.

Citizen Schools