Overall Purpose: The North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council (NLCCC) Recreation Committee, Old St. Pat’s Kinship initiative, UCAN and Play Like a Champion are hosting a meeting at Old St. Pat’s Church to discuss the proposed formation of a North Lawndale Athletic Association.
Coaches from the North Lawndale community will be discussing: the current state of youth sports programs program needs in light of funding reductions (city and community and organizations) Proposed partnership/organizational structure to address the needs.
In addition, Play Like a Champion, founded by Clark Power, Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Notre Dame, will conduct a “coaching as ministry” training session with a focus on the character development of the youth athletes.
Logistics: Time: 9AM- 1PM. Place: Old St. Pats. 711 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL. Free parking: Use the "Park 1" Lot at the northwest corner of Monroe and DesPlaines (right in front of the building). Refreshments to be served.
More info: Adults interested in supporting youth recreation programs in North Lawndale are encouraged to attend. To facilitate the discussion, we are asking North Lawndale organizations attending to prepare a 1-page background of the organization for distribution at the meeting. If you send the information prior to the meeting, copies will be made and distributed for the attendees. Please feel free to invite other adults interested in helping coach or sponsor these programs and RSVP with the number of people attending to Jim Power at . . .
firstname.lastname@example.org or (612-802-7019).