Omega Chi Omega
TGi | ΩχΩ
Equipping youth with the knowledge to become changemakers, entrepreneurs, scholars, or whatever they aspire to be
Mentoring & Supporting youth long-term to help them be successful
Exposing youth to experiences to widen their perspective of their future
What ΩχΩ offers
A full school year curriculum
Leadership & entrepreneur development
Community & civic engagement
Networking & relationship building opportunities
Unit One: Tranquility
Social Emotional Learning
Unit Two: Gratitude
Community Service Projects
Unit Three: Innovation
Exposure Behind The Block
Team building trips
Out of state excursions
River Of Life Activity
Shark Tank Experience
Finanical Investment Training
Leadership Development Certificate
Participants will develop, explore and pursue goals created in the program
Participants will go through a goal development training session
Youth will develop goals utilizing SMART goals that align with their key interests, along with researching and identifying resources with ongoing support from program staff.
Participants will be matched with organizations, businesses, and/or professionals that specialize in areas of their key interest
Position program participants to be successful in post-secondary endeavors
Participants will go through workforce & entrepreneurship development workshops that include; (but are not limited to) mock interviews, resume building, and a shark tank.
Participants will undergo financial literacy training(s) and open a bank account.
Participants will be matched with a mentor.
Participants from each cohort will take the Pediatric Symptom Checklist
Keep youth involved within TGi Movement post-program
Participants will be formally surveyed to assess growth, program accessibility, and program relevancy and enjoyment.
Uphold youth voices, and when necessary, the direction they recommend for daily activities will be heard and heeded.
Violence reduction within target communities
Participants will plan, at minimum, 3 community events.
Participants can utilize Da Oasis (youth center) as a safe space in the community.
Participants will have a deeper connection to the resources & opportunities within the community.
Participants. will be able to establish a sense of belonging within the community
Facts & Figures
Youth thought curriculum was relevant to them
Youth's favorite aspect of Omega Chi Omega was being able to connect with one another
Youth being involved within TGi outside of Omega Chi Omega programming
Youth Engaged through 2 cohorts of programming
Youth feel as if they were able to impact Chicago Lawn and surrounding communities
Youth successfully completed one or more years of Omega Chi Omega
Youth received a mentor for one-on-one coaching