Are you a student leaving Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School and looking for support and resources? Here are a few of our favorite Chicago organizations:
Young Chicago Authors
Provides free classes in spoken word poetry, creative writing workshops, open mics and poetry slams all over the city.
1180 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60642
Provides free fine arts classes for Chicago youth, including painting, drawing, sculpture and photography.
833 N Orleans Street
Chicago, IL 60610
First Defense Legal Aid
If you or someone you know has been arrested and is being held at a Chicago Police Station,
CALL 800-LAW-REP-4 IMMEDIATELY for a FREE LAWYER 24 hours a day.
First Defense Legal Aid has been committed to ensuring equal justice to people in custody at Chicago Police Stations for 15 years.
Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern Law School
The Children and Family Justice Center (CFJC) is a comprehensive children’s law center where law students, under the supervision of attorneys and clinical professors, represent young people on matters of delinquency and crime, family violence, school discipline, health and disability, and immigration and asylum.
Bluhm Legal Clinic
Northwestern University School of Law
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-3069
Phone: (312) 503-8576
People’s Law Office
For 40 years, People’s Law Office has successfully represented victims of the police and other government officials.
1180 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642-4019