CYS programs build community.
Since the fall of 2014, our programs have brought together over 9000 students from more than 70 different Chicago area neighborhoods and schools.
CYS programs build confidence.
100% of CYS Ensemble and Summer Shakes students graduate high school, and 99% have gone on to attend college. Check out The Bard & the Teenage Brain.
CYS programs change lives.
But don't take our word for it. Read what our students have to say.