My name is Jasmine Ruiz. I grew up on the north side of Chicago and have lived in Humboldt park the past four years. Since moving, I have fallen in love with this community full of culture and hard working people. I graduated from Lane Tech High School in 2009 and currently attend North ParkRead More
Welcome to Young Life Northwest Chicago: Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.
We go where kids are!
5 C’s of Young Life
A Time-Tested Approach
Young Life began with a few simple ideas about sharing the truth of God’s love with adolescents. Almost seven decades later, those simple ideas have become time-tested methods for reaching out to middle school, high school and college students in friendship and hope.Find Out More
My name is Brian Reyes. I was born in Chicago, raised in the Northwest Suburbs, and now live in the Portage Park area of the city. I am newly married and have a daughter of 6 years old. I currently attend Wilbur Wright College. I have an older brother, a younger brother and a youngerRead More
I’m Eric Soto, born and raised in Chicago. I grew up in the Lakeview area, but have also lived on the south side of the city by Midway airport. I attended both Noble Street and John Hancock High Schools, and graduated in 2006. I am both a musician and a poet and use both forRead More
Joseph, or “Joe” as he is known by everyone in the neighborhood, is a pastor’s kid who was born and raised on Chicago’s Southside; he is the middle child has 2 brothers. Joe a huge heart to work with inner city kids that come from fatherless homes and he envisions himself as bridging the gapRead More