YOUTH TRANSFORM FROM CONTENT CONSUMERS TO CONTENT CREATORS
True Star youth learn how to produce, distribute, and market digital content, they leave the program with a portfolio that proves their potential.
STUDENTS LEARN FROM INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
Through the guidance and formal support of a caring career mentor, True Star transforms the lives of Chicago youth.
OUR YOUTH ARE FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
True Star provides real-world work experiences to low-income youth that give them a leg up in the labor market.
BREAKING THE CYCLE OF POVERTY BY GIVING YOUNG PEOPLE JOBS
Youth employment provides more than a paycheck, it teaches the importance of work, and the belief that you can be something.