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February 10, 2010

More than $100K awarded to organization serving Chicago’s homeless youth after battling it out in Facebook competition

Teen Living Programs’ Executive Director, Jeri Linas, recently received an unexpected call with incredible news—Teen Living Programs, a Chicago non-profit that provides housing and services to youth who are homeless, was selected to receive a $100,000 grant from Chase Bank through a new social media campaign called Chase Community Giving. Read more.

February 9, 2010

Headline: Veteran Chicago Non-Profit Leader Joins Teen Living Programs as New Executive Director

Teen Living Programs’ Board Chair Gerald L. Pauling, II, has announced that after an exhaustive national search that Geraldine “Jeri” Linas, a veteran Chicago non-profit manager has joined Teen Living Programs as Executive Director. “The board of directors are thrilled to have Jeri join the team and are confident that her experience and expertise will bring us ever closer to achieving our vision of becoming a national thought and practice leader in the field of youth homelessness,” Pauling said. Read more.

May 14, 2009

TLP Board Chair Announces Executive Director’s Departure for Appointment to Obama Administration

Teen Living Programs’ Board Chair Gerald L. Pauling, II, has announced that after more than nine years of exemplary service to Chicago’s youth who are homeless, David L. Myers is leaving his post as executive director, effective May 21, 2009. Read more.

January 3, 2009

Historic Inaugural Attracts Formerly Homeless Chicago Youth

Five formerly homeless Chicago youth will attend this year’s historic inauguration thanks to Illinois 7th District Congressman Danny K. Davis, who has given them tickets to the event. Read more.