Workshop: For Us, By Us

  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Youth from the Chicago Park District’s program TRACE (Teens Reimagining Art, Community, and Environment) hosting an event in the MCA Commons, August 2018. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.


Explore the publications, spaces, and social media that connect and support the creative voices of queer, trans, and POC youth in Chicago.

This experience is developed by Teen Creative Agency (TCA) Apprentices Holden Thomas and Alexiss Villagomez.

Youth-led events are organized by Grace Needlman, Manager of Youth and Family Programs, and Ellen Chu, Coordinator of Family, Youth, School, and Teacher Programs.