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Inaugural Summer50 Fest connects families, youth with summer activities and jobs

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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CHICAGO — More than 1,500 families from across the city’s 50 wards attended the inaugural Summer50 Fest on Saturday. The event looks to connect families and youth with summer activities and jobs. The free event featured 40 nonprofits and city agencies that were promoting summer programming for youth and job opportunities. The event, which took place in the United Center’s atrium and parking lots, was hosted by Wards365, the same organization that hosts “Christmas in the Wards.” The event also featured games, a DJ, raffle prizes and a performance by...

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