Year of Creative Youth
2018 • Citywide
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A citywide celebration of Chicago’s Creative Youth and the mentors who inspire them.
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Mayor Emanuel Designates 2018 as the "Year of Creative Youth" in Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are designating 2018 as the “Year of Creative Youth” with a new Creative Youth Festival across the Millennium Park Campus, performance opportunities for teens at many City of Chicago festivals and partner events, cultural grants and convenings for youth arts organizations, a marketing campaign and more—representing an over $2 million investment by the City of Chicago.