Patty Mendez

"True Impact: Inside Chicago Lights" continues next week with Patty Mendez, Director of the Dance Academy on Wednesday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. CT. Patty will share how the Dance Academy has kept students moving this past year through virtual classes led by professional instructors.

With a heightened focus on health and wellness, plus the challenges of social isolation, Patty and her team have continued to help students express themselves and build positive self-esteem through dance.

Please join us online to learn more about the impact of the Dance Academy.
True Impact: Inside the Dance Academy
Wednesday, May 12
5:30 p.m. CT
Each week this May, Chicago Lights program directors are sharing how Chicago Lights partners with more than 4,000 youth and adults each year to build brighter futures and make a difference through one-to-one mentorship, education, job training, arts education, social services, and urban agriculture.

Now is your chance to get an inside look, ask questions, and learn from our staff experts exactly how Chicago Lights makes an impact.

With hope,
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Stacy Jackson
Stacy Jackson
Executive Director
Black lives matter to Chicago Lights. We are working to ensure that Chicago Lights is not only not racist, but that we are decidedly anti-racist.

Chicago Lights builds brighter futures for Chicago's youth and adults through supportive relationships and life-changing programs.

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