Led by Director Jordan Ordonez; EDN! Chicago one of our oldest chapters. It has been part of the Chicago community since 2012, The city of Chicago has struggling public school systems, a large population at or under poverty level, and has a high rate of gang involvement for teens as young as nine or ten years old.
Motivated to provide arts opportunities for Chicago youth, Sophia Horwich founded EDN! Chicago May 2012. We have received support from local press outlets WBEZ, WGN TV, WGN Radio, Chicago Tribune and our many community arts parters. EDN! Chicago has been inspiring the youth of Chicago youth for over 6-years.