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Check out this video recap of the Artis Yancey HBCU Experience which was held on Friday, March 25, at the Waukegan High School, Washington Campus gymnasium.
Thank you to the planning committee, all of our volunteers, college and university representatives, fraternity and sorority representatives, speakers and presenters.
A very special thank you to our sponsors: Medline Industries, WPS 60, Boys and Girls Club of Lake County, College of Lake County, Honey B Wellz, and TRiO. Thank you, also to Ms. Sameia Charity, The Elite Striders and Carlos Smith (DJ BoyLosCrazy) for bringing the energy and enthusiasm which set the tone for the entire event.
Most importantly, THANK YOU to our 200 student participants for joining us for this event, we hope you were encouraged, and inspired to #FindYourPlace! See you next year!
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the decision has been made to reschedule the 2022 Youth Summit planned for this Friday, August 5th @ Corrine Rose Park. The new Fall date will be announced during the official kick-off/registration for the 2023 Artis Yancey HBCU Tour, returning to the road for the first time since 2019! Stay Tuned!!
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Marc L. Jones
After a couple of months planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. We hope you like the fresh new look and the improved navigation that will allow easier access to our programs and services.
Waukegan Township is committed to Building on the Legacy that has been laid before us, by Supervisor Emeritus Patricia Jones. We are building on the Waukegan Township legacy by concentrating on five (5) key areas, maintaining history while embracing progression, providing innovative programming for our senior population, revamping our website for a more user-friendly experience, and establishing community-based partnerships. We are excited for what’s ahead and hope that you are as well. Let’s embark on this journey together as we welcome all that’s new for ‘22!