WHEN YOU LEARN, TEACH. WHEN YOU GET, GIVE.
Youth Development Programs for participants ages 14 through 24 Westside Health Authority’s Innovation Center focuses on working with young residents to help them realize their potential in becoming agents of change within their community.
Through the Innovation Center, WHA offers services and activities that build and strengthen capacity while providing a safe and structured environment for growth.
“Some people want it to happen,
some wish it would happen,
others make it happen.”
– Michael Jordan
MENTORING & YOUTH ADVOCACY
Fostering positive relationships with youth within the community
Providing environments where youth can explore, learn, practice and gain experience
Engaging youth through a variety of activities and discussions
Current Youth Development Programs for participants ages 14 through 24
Career Pipeline Programs/Apprenticeships
Workforce Development/Job Placement Programs
Violence Prevention/Intervention Programs including Mentoring/Court Advocacy
Substance Use Counseling
Youth Focus Groups (Roundtable Discussions)
App Development/Design Training (Coding)
*Youth may obtain Service-Learning credits through Civic Leadership projects/activities
Partners and Sponsors:
City Colleges of Chicago
City of Chicago
Everyone Can Code/Apple
Everyone Can Create/Appl