2017 Walgreens Expressions Challenge Awards Ceremony – Chicago

Walgreens recently celebrated its 2017 Walgreens Expressions Challenge where local teens displayed their talents in creative writing, visual arts and multimedia and voiced their perspectives on teen issues, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Avenue. The Walgreens Expressions Challenge is a peer-to-peer based “healthy choice” awareness initiative

Millennium Park Summer Film Series Schedule

Every Tuesday from June 13th through September 5th at 6:30 pm, you can catch a film at Millennium Park! Best part, IT’S FREE! Check out the schedule below so you can start planning when you want to go! Dates and Times: Tuesdays, June 13 – September 5, 2017 at 6:30

Chicago Museums to check out!

There are plenty of museums in the city to visit! Here are some of our favorites.  At the Field Museum, get closer to dinosaurs than ever before in Jurassic World: The Exhibition!  Meet a penguin, touch a beluga whale, become a trainer for a day or take a tour behind

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“Boxing In The Ring With Low Self-Esteem” by Patricia Frazier and Natalie Ayala

Check out, “Boxing In The Ring With Low Self-Esteem” by Patricia Frazier and Natalie Ayala the 2016 Walgreens Expressions Challenge 1st Place Winners for Chicago, IL.  They both represent, Gwendolyn Brooks. Congratulations ladies! View Below:  ×

“Being Alone ft. Athalia Barrett” by Gabrielle Barrett

Check out, “Being Alone ft. Athalia Barrett” by Gabrielle Barrett the 2016 Walgreens Expressions Challenge 2nd Place Winner for Chicago, IL.   View Below:

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

Head to the Beach Go to the beach this summer with your friends. Grab a football, frisbee or even a kite to create some entertainment. Read a Good Book Find an awesome book to read this summer. Choose from this list. Start Exercising There’s no time like the present to

The Power of Art

Raymond A. Thomas Visual Artist, Chicago “I know what the power of art can mean in a young person’s life, having myself been an ‘at risk’ youth whose path was altered for the good by the powers and possibilities of art and my imagination. The works that the Walgreens Expressions Challenge


The Challenge Starts Today! Are you Up for the Challenge? Nelson Aviles George Westinghouse College Prep 2013 Expressions Challenge Finalist “The Expressions Challenge was a major accomplishment for me because it gave me confidence. Over a year ago, a good friend took her life. My parents were going through a