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Impact Overview

Young Chicago Authors receives vital funding from foundations, corporations, government agencies and individuals. Without the support of our philanthropic community, we would not be able to provide innovative creative writing programs to Chicago Youth.

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84%

Of students in YCA's Education Partnerships program realized gains in artistic, social, or emotional skills

129+

Zip codes brought together at the Louder Than a Bomb Chicago Youth Poetry Festival

10k

Young people between the ages of 13 and 23 yrs directly served each year

90%

Of program participants felt like they were better writers because of YCA

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Become a Sponsor of Louder Than a Bomb

Sponsor Chicago's youth poetry festival, reaching 8,000 audience members in a high-energy environment.

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Join The Teaching Artist Circle

Pledge $5,000 annually for three consecutive years, underwriting talented YCA Teaching Artists.

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For more information or to support YCA, contact Director of Institutional Giving Alissa Goldwasser at alissa/at/youngchicagoauthors.org or (773) 486-4331.