Our Community

Join the leading OST Community in Chicago!

Are you a youth-serving organization who wants to make more of an impact? Become a member today!

Becoming a Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX) member means joining an active community of youth-serving organizations committed to improving the quality and access to out-of-school-time (OST) learning opportunities for Chicago youth.

Member benefits include:

  • Networking and training opportunities focused on the unique needs of OST professionals.
  • Promotion of your programs across the CLX network and platforms.
  • Member-only access to nominate for the annual Brother Mike mentoring awards.
  • Structured network Meetups focused on improving Chicago for its youth.

CLX is open to all organizations working for and in service of Chicago youth. All registered staff at member organizations is able to participate in CLX programming.

Apply by August 4 to be eligible for member-only Brother Mike Awards nomination.

New Member Applications

Renewal Applications (for members listed below)

Want to see all the questions so you can work on your application before submitting? Find a google doc with all questions here.