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Women Influence Chicago and Vibes Partner to Produce Lumity One-Day Challenge

The Lumity One Day Challenge inventive program is meant to immerse underserved teens and young adults in life-changing experiences to prepare them for life-long STEM careers.

Spring Break STEM Robotics FUN!

We only have 5 spots remaining for 2nd through 5th graders in our Spring Break STEM  (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Day, March 26, 2018. 

“Stay Woke” When Preparing Your Kids To Go Back To School

It’s that time again—back-to-school. And although parents are busying themselves purchasing school clothes and supplies—or lining up for one of the giveaways– it’s also time for parents to “stay woke” when preparing their kids to go back to school.

ComEd Spotlights Solar Energy in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

ComEd is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by offering Latino high school students the opportunity to learn more about solar energy and career opportunities in the STEM fields through its Solar Spotlight Program. Saturday, September 24, ComEd Chicago Training Center, 3536 Iron St, 8:30 am to 1 pm. Continue reading for details on Sunday sessions!

South Side Teens Participate in ComEd's 2016 STEM IceBox Derby, For Young Women Only!

ComEd is holding its annual Icebox Derby. It’s a competition where young women ages 13-18 get a chance to build a race car out of an old refrigerator.

Chicago-Area Teens Explore Unexpected STEM Careers in the Music Industry

ComEd partners with The Remix Project Chicago to launch its “Power of Possibilities” campaign honoring Black History Month

Auburn Gresham MAPSCorps 2014 Field Team In Place

Auburn Gresham MAPSCorps 2014 Field Coordinator Team is in Place. Thanks University of Chicago and Afterschool Matters (ASM) for this continued STEM partnership for our youth. We are excited about our team assignment!