November 12, 2021 //
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Board of Directors Members

Seeking New Members, Urban Gateways Board of Directors About Urban Gateways: Urban Gateways engages young people in arts experiences to inspire creativity and impact social change (mission). The institution is …

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August 17, 2021 //
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Instructional Program Specialist

Applications for this position are now closed. Thank you for your interest! Position: Instructional Program Specialist Summary: The Instructional Program Specialist provides support to the Program Department by working collaboratively with …

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June 14, 2021 //
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ART & Speaker Series featured on WTTW

On June 8, WTTW (Chicago Channel 11) aired a segment featuring hair braiding artist Mo G and shining a light on Urban Gateways’ ART & Speaker Series, which included Mo …

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February 26, 2021 //

Chicago Citizen Newspaper spotlights ART & Storytelling

On Wednesday, February 24, the Chicago Citizen Newspaper featured Urban Gateways’ ART & Storytelling event on the cover of their South End issue. You’ll see natural hair artist Mo G …

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June 20, 2020 //
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“How Arts Organizations in Chicago Are Challenging Systemic Racism”

WTTW and Chicago Tonight recently aired this segment focusing on how Chicago arts organizations are responding to the push for anti-racist transformation. Urban Gateways Strategic Engagement Manager Keyana Marshall joined …

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May 3, 2020 //
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Voqal Blog Features Street Level

We love this April 30, 2020 blog post by Voqal featuring Street Level (our youth media arts center) and the work our staff, artists, and young people are doing to …

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April 18, 2020 //
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“Digital Media Redefines Youth Activism” with Chicago Learning Exchange

The Chicago Learning Exchange wrote about their continuing Youth Digital Media Activism (YDMA) initiative, supported by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation; as part of this initiative, Urban Gateways and Street …

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March 10, 2020 //
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Student paper highlights Teen Arts Pass

We loved this article by Colin Leslie at University of Chicago Laboratory High School, reporting on Teen Arts Pass and what it can offer to students and teens across the …

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December 5, 2019 //
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Teen Council Member Promotes Teen Arts Pass on NBC

2018-19 Teen Arts Pass (TAP) Teen Council member Malcolm appeared on NBC Chicago on December 1, 2019 to discuss how TAP allows any teen to experience live arts performances around …

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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 …

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