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Join Future Institute on Thursday, September 8 for lunch, 18 holes of golf, and a following reception to support our mission of fostering college & career success! With your help, we can continue to support the transition from high school to college to career for under-privileged, low-income, minority students. Event Details: Date: Thursday, September 8,...
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On February 22, 2022, Future Institute partnered with Euromonitor International — the world’s leading provider of global business intelligence, market analysis and consumer insights — to host a virtual panel discussion via Microsoft Teams. There were 8 panelists discussing market research, data science, and consumer trends. The online event was exclusive for HSA Southwest Chicago seniors.  According...
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We’d like to express our deepest gratitude to the 17 people who attended and donated to our Paint & Sip spring fundraiser on March 6, 2022! At this Sunday afternoon event, everyone was painting with a purpose. Proceeds went towards Future Institute’s mission of sowing seeds for success in the students we serve. With the...
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On December 23, 2021, Future Institute’s Executive Director, Cengiz Karatas, gave a presentation about our organization’s mission and goals to the Rotary Club of Chicago O’Hare. Read More
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During this time of giving, our holiday and new year auction gives you the chance to treat yourself or give a gift to a loved one and support Future Institute’s program participants this year! And, if you’re looking to try or do something new in 2022, check out our online auction items. Or you can...
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On November 30, 2021, Cengiz Karatas, Executive Director of Future Institute, was interviewed by Jake Richards on YES FM’s live radio Positive Chats Podcast. He spoke about Future Institute’s mission, the charter high schools and students we serve, and our research-based programs. When asked about a student success story, Mr. Karatas talked about Daniel Lopez‘s...
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On November 15 and 16, 2021, the Future Institute in partnership with the ICATT Apprenticeship Program Applicant Outreach Coordinator, Myriam Klein, gave a presentation and overview of the ICATT Apprenticeship Program to 55 high school seniors, parents, and graduates who expressed interest in learning more about the program.  Learn more about the ICATT Apprenticeship Program...
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At the Empowering Our Youth 2021 Gala, attendees learned more about Future Institute, our programs and participants, partners, donors, and supporters through representative speakers, video presentations, and a panel of program participants and mentors. The gala was hosted both in-person and virtual. There were 44 people in attendance at the Lakeview Room at East-West University....
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In November, 2020, The Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust generously approved a grant for $5,000 and a $5,000 challenge grant for 2021 specifically for Future Leaders Initiative (FLI) program participants from HSA Cleveland. In the terms of the challenge grant, the Trust will match $5,000 in donations collected by Future Institute by November 13, 2021. View Grant Status
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CMSA Career Symposium November 9, 2021 Sponsored by Republic Bank, Future Institute arranged a career symposium at Chicago Math and Science Academy in the morning of November 9 for the senior students. The sessions were as follows: PLENARY SESSIONS:Career Panel Discussion – Moderated by Sean PottowCareer Presenter Testimonials – Each presenter shared a 10-minute personal...
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