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    GCYC has developed a network of gardens, including an 8,000 square foot rooftop garden, a 1.75-acre youth education garden and an environmental education garden.

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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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Signs Of Spring: Edible Flowers

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Spring means flowers, not just splashing color around peeling park benches but beautifying your plate while adding flavorful accents to …

Green Teens featured in DePaul College of Science & Health Newsletter

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This past summer, a group of teenagers from the Gary Comer Youth Center …

Comer Youth Featured on Big Ten Network

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Gary Comer Youth Center teens take the national stage on the Big Ten Network. In a segment featuring the …

Brothers Richard, Bill Daley share stories of ‘Growing Up Daley’

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Daleys Dish at fundraiser: Richard and Bill share stories about growing up and their father’s …

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