Gary Comer Youth Center

About Gary Comer Youth Center

Having opened its doors in June 2006, the state-of-the-art Gary Comer Youth Center (GCYC) offers positive and enriching educational opportunities in a welcoming and safe environment. The mission is to provide support for all center members to graduate from high school, prepared to pursue college and careers. Located on Chicago’s South Side. Comer Education Campus: With a comprehensive approach to education and youth development, the Comer Education Campus is devoted to guiding young people to and through college and into adult life. The campus constitutes a unique partnership between Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer College Prep, Gary Comer Middle School, and the college success initiative UtmostU. The campus serves over 2,000 youth from across Chicago’s South Side, offering out-of-school time enrichment, academic enhancement, and college success programs. Working with best-in-class partner organizations, the Comer Education Campus empowers young people with the tools they need for post-secondary and life success. For more information, please visit:


Green Teen

June 2015 - August 2016 Chicago, IL
“I liked raising plants for the community as well as selling produce.”
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