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 ten years, 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.

Join today!

Upcoming Events

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GCYC Staff Development Day-No Programming

Monday, February 18, 2019 at 9:00am

CANCELLED: Black Youth Story

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 6:00pm

GCYC Open for Programs 9AM-6PM

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00am

GCYC Open for Program 9AM-6PM

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:00am

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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

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