Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Visits Ombudsman Chicago South

At the beginning of this school year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Public Schools Interim Chief Executive Officer José Torres & Interim Chief Education Officer Maurice Swinney, and other district officials joined us at Ombudsman Chicago South as Mayor Lightfoot conducted her press conference for the first day of school. At the press conference, Mayor Lightfoot

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Group photo standing in front of a step-and-repeat banner. Individuals pictured, left to right: Sue Fila, Rudy Flores, Audry Blinstrup (Ombudsman South Principal), Michael Wilson (UCAN), Chez Smith (Gyrls in the Hood Foundation), Katarzyna Petek (East West University), Carlos Estes and Ralph Thompson.

Second Annual Ombudsman Chicago Community Partner Summit

Ombudsman Chicago hosted the Second Annual Community Partner Summit on August 16 at our South Campus. The summit is an opportunity for Ombudsman and our community partners to come together for professional development, sharing information, and to discuss what services at-risk youth in Chicago need to feel supported and be successful in their educational efforts.

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2018 Ombudsman Chicago graduates sitting in a group in red caps and gowns

More than 225 students graduate from Ombudsman Chicago

From ABC7 News: On Friday night, at Austin College and Career Academy, more than 225 students graduated from Ombudsman Chicago’s three campuses around the city. Students around Chicago are celebrating graduation and looking forward to a brighter future. “This diploma is the start of how great my future will be.  It is also a start

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