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Project Exploration at Summer of Opportunity

Walking down Harrison Street in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on Friday, August 17th provided an inspiring and uplifting vision. Community members gathered together for BUILD’s Summer of Opportunity Community Celebration. This year, the Summer of Opportunity event...

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Meet De’Ja Jones, Project Exploration STEM Facilitator

De’ja Jones’ Positive Impact for the Future De’ja Jones is Project Exploration’s Building Block Club Facilitator. While her title may be long, her role is even more significant. Project Exploration has a history of working with middle and high school youth. When the...

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Project Exploration Team Members on the Go!

Project Exploration joins US2020 ConferenceKelsey Galante, Project Exploration STEM Co-op Manager, attended the US2020 Convening, hosted at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey, California on November 13. Project Exploration represents Chicago as a City...

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Twenty Years of Changing the Face of Science! Reflection from Kaitlin Rushing

As Project Exploration turns 20, we wish to acknowledge the alumni who have been positively impacted by the program and to offer their perspectives as a means of expressing why we provide the programs that we do. Our core values of equity, authentic and meaningful experiences, and students are at the center of how Project EXploration continues to brings hope and change to generations to come.

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Making Connections to Explore!

Project Exploration connects student experiences through programs, field trips, STEM mentors and in some cases attending a ball! Madison participated in Summer of Science and shares her experience including attending the Museum of Science and Industry’s Columbian Ball!

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