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    First Lady Michelle Obama with students Brianna McGee and Jamal Brown in the rooftop garden.

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    Gary Comer with Paul Revere Elementary School students, 2000 © Wes Pope | CITY 2000

The Gary Comer Youth Center offers positive extracurricular education in a welcoming and safe environment. Our mission is to provide the support for our students to graduate from high school prepared to pursue college and careers.

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Chicago’s South Side will be future home of Obama Presidential Library

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The Barack Obama Foundation made the official announcement at …

GCCP student filmmakers premiere clip at White House Student Film Festival

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Gary Comer College Prep student group was one of 15 out of 1,500 teams of …

DePaul’s Garden Inspires GCYC Teens to Pursue Sustainable Career Paths

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The Green Teens of the Greater Grand Crossing’s Gary Comer Youth …

GCYC to apply for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Funding

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The Gary Comer Youth Center is pleased to announce its intent to apply for the 21st Century …

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