January 13, 2020 //
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Program Coordinator, School & Community Performances

Reports to: Program Director, Education & Engagement The Program Coordinator, School & Community Performances supports the mission of Urban Gateways to engage young people in arts experiences to inspire creativity and impact social change. This position focuses on all aspects of professional performance-based programs, both in and out of school settings.  The Program Coordinator, School …

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December 20, 2019 //
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Development Coordinator

Urban Gateways is Chicago’s premier access point for youth arts experiences city-wide. The organization is dedicated to its mission to engage young people in arts experiences to inspire creativity and impact social change. It is an exciting time at Urban Gateways, as the organization will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2021. The Development Coordinator will …

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October 23, 2019 //
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Teen Arts Pass Launches New Mobile App

Arts & technology intersect with the new Teen Arts Pass Mobile App, bringing thousands of live performances to teens across Chicago CHICAGO, IL (October 28, 2019) – Teen Arts Pass has launched a brand new mobile app for iOS and Android mobile devices to help enhance teen engagement with live performances.  Teen Arts Pass (TAP) …

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October 15, 2019 //
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Newly Appointed Directors Bring Expertise to Urban Gateways Board

CHICAGO, IL (October 15, 2019) – Urban Gateways is pleased to announce the appointment of two exceptional executives to their Board of Directors. Urban Gateways is proud to welcome Abdur Nimeri and Patrick Talano. “We are thrilled to have Abdur and Patrick join the Urban Gateways Board at a very exciting time in the organization,” …

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September 25, 2019 //
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Arts Alliance Illinois Features Urban Gateways in Member Spotlight

Thanks so much to Arts Alliance Illinois for taking the time to speak with Urban Gateways CEO Eric Delli Bovi and shine a light on our programs in their September Member Spotlight! We’re proud to have an impactful arts advocacy group like Arts Alliance Illinois operating in our state. Check out the Member Spotlight here …

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June 27, 2019 //

Announcing New Board Members: Summer 2019

CHICAGO, IL (June 27, 2019)​ –​ ​Urban Gateways i​s pleased to announce the appointment of four exceptional executives to their Board of Directors. In a successful search led by ​LPA Search Partners Co-CEO Anna McCormick Kelch,​ Urban Gateways is proud to welcome ​Kelly Coomer, Alicia Lisowski, John Lowell, ​and ​Caleb Matheny​. “LPA Search Partners has …

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June 17, 2019 //
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Street Level Youth Participant Interviewed on WGN

Jakari, a youth participant in Street Level media arts programs, was recently featured on WGN News alongside Covenant House Illinois CEO Cheryl Hamilton to share his story. Check it out below, and thanks to Covenant House for their vital work in support of Chicago youth experiencing homelessness. Listen to the segment here >> Jakari mentions …

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June 4, 2019 //
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Teen Arts Pass Featured on “After Hours with Rick Kogan”

On Sunday, June 2, Urban Gateways President & CEO Eric Delli Bovi joined Rick Kogan on his WGN Radio show to discuss the Teen Arts Pass (TAP) program, the importance of giving young people agency to explore the arts in their city, plus other Urban Gateways programs and happenings. Our thanks to Rick and WGN …

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May 24, 2019 //
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Celebrating One Year of Teen Arts Pass

Celebrating one year of Teen Arts Pass, Urban Gateways plans for the program’s next chapter CHICAGO, IL (May 30, 2019) – Teen Arts Pass (TAP) launched in May 2018 to expand arts participation and equity for Chicago youth. With over 6,000 members and 26 arts partners to date, the program has made leaps and bounds …

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May 16, 2019 //
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NEA Supports Street Level Programs

Urban Gateways to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for Street Level Programs CHICAGO, IL (May 15, 2019) – National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. …

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