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SWYC nominated for Chase Community Giving Program

The Southwest Youth Collaborative has been nominated for the 2012 Chase Community Giving Program.

The organization with the most votes will receive a portion of $5 million in funding. To vote for SWYC, go to If you prefer to vote via Facebook, follow this link: Voting ends September 19.

SWYC was formed in 1992 as part of the Chicago Community Trust’s Children, Youth and Families Initiative. It is a community-based network of youth and community development organizations serving African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Native American and Latino children, youth and families living in the West Englewood, Chicago Lawn, Gage Park, West Lawn and West Elsdon neighborhoods.

(Cover photo via SWYC's website; text via SWYC e-newsletter)

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