Register to Attend the 2023 Gala

We were so happy to join in person in May 2022 for Youth Guidance’s the first ever hybrid event. We had a fantastic evening with nearly 500 guests who joined us in-person and virtually. WGN’s Gaynor Hall Emceed the evening, with special guest appearances from Mayor Lori Lightfoot (virtually), President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, Toni Preckwinkle, and Illinois State Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth.


Youth Guidance Programs

Becoming A Man® (BAM®) and Working On Womanhood (WOW) create safe spaces and supportive communities that improve the quality of life of participants and their communities by helping students gain the skills and resources necessary for them to thrive in school and in life.