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2018 Spring Newsletter

The 2018 Onward Update Spring Newsletter is out, featuring our cover story about Kaylee — and how she became confident and successful in the classroom!

When Kaylee started in the School Age program at Onward Neighborhood House, she was having trouble in her 4th-grade classes.

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Walk-A-Thon 2018

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2018 Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, May 19, 2018, a 5k walk that started at our 5423 West Diversey Building, and ended at our new 5413 West Diversey building. It was a huge success, with nearly 100 walkers in attendance! As always, thank you to Los Sudakas for the great music.

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Winter Newsletter 2017

The 2017 Onward Update Winter Newsletter is out, featuring our cover story about a parent who has become a leader among her peers!

Sandra would have preferred to stay with her daughter until she was ready for kindergarten. However, she needed daily childcare while she worked to support her family.


She was apprehensive about placing her daughter in a daycare, especially after hearing horror stories on the news. “For me that was the biggest thing, needing to trust that someone would take care of your child the way that you would.”

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