Save the Date. The 7th Annual Benefit luncheon will be held on Friday September 27, 2019.

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Pursue Your Passions

Whether your interests lie in technology, the arts, music, journalism, sports or urban agriculture, we offer a safe and supportive environment that you can call your own! This is the place to develop your unique talents, learn, grow and have fun.

For over a decade, Gary Comer Youth Center has been enriching the lives of young people from across Chicago’s South Side with academic and enrichment programs that foster future success. Our goal is to help young people expand their horizons outside of the classroom, discovering their passions and fostering growth and achievement

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Upcoming Events

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Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market will be open for the season June 18-October 29 on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-6 PM.

GCYC Summer Camp 2019

Join us for a summer of fun! Summer Camp begins Monday, June 24 and runs weekly until August 2.

State Representative Office Clean Energy Forum

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 5:30pm

Career Day @ GCYC

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 8:30am

Teen Summer Jam!

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 4:00pm

GCYC Open House

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 4:00pm

Jacqueline Woodson Presents "Red at the Bone"

Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 4:00pm

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youth served annually


meals and snacks served annually to members


lbs of fresh produce grown


teen internships and jobs


students pursuing college degrees


events catered by youth culinary team


teens visited Yellowstone on an ecological trip


students participated in career day

What's Happening at GCYC

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