2016-17 Agency Schedule


8/1-12th      Mental Toughness II

8/15-26th    Mental Toughness Cohort '16

8/30           First Day of Classes


9/5         Labor Day Holiday--CLOSED

9/11       AmeriCorps National Day of Service 

9/16       Board Meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


10/10     Columbus Day--CLOSED

10/14     Hispanic Heritage Luncheon 

10/21     Board Meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

10/26     AmeriCorps Make a Difference Day

10/28     FAFSA Workshop 12:30-2:30


11/4      Mock Interviews 10:00-12:00

11/11     Veterans Day Holiday--CLOSED

11/18     Thanksgiving Luncheon 11:00-1:00

11/21     Thanksgiving Break (Students)

11/24-25 Thanksgiving Day Holiday, YBLC Closed


12/2       Staff Holiday Party 

12/9       Annual Board Meeting 

12/16     Holiday Luncheon 11:30-2:30

12/23     Holiday Break (Students)

12/26     Chirstmas Day Observed--CLOSED


1/2        Day after New Year's Day--CLOSED

1/9        Students Return

1/16      Day of Service: Martin Luther King Jr. Day/AmeriCorps

1/20      Board Meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.        

1/27      FAFSA Workshop 9:30-11:30


2/3        Mentoring Event: Black History Event & Luncheon 11:30-1:30

2/17      Board of Directors Mentoring Event 10:30-1:30

2/17      Board Meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2/24      Speaker Presentation (Employer Partners)


3/5-11    AmeriCorps Week 

3/10      Mock Interviews 10:00-12:00

3/17      Board Meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

3/27-31 Spring Break (Students)


4/10-16  AmeriCorps National Volunteer Week       

4/22      Spring Benefit 2017

4/21-23  AmeriCorps Global Youth Service Days 


5/1        AmeriCorps Join Hands Day

5/19      College and Career Placement Expo

5/19      Board Meeting 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

5/25      Last day of classes

5/29      Memorial Day Holiday--CLOSED


6/16      Board Meeting 1:30-3:30

6/22      Student BBQ and Ceremony rehearsal 

6/27      Student Success Ceremony 5:30-7:30

Our Partners & Affiliates

  • Americorps
  • United Way of Lake County
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
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