“Pathways” summer employment project targeting in-school and out-of-school youth in Ford Heights and neighboring municipalities.
In 2014“What a Difference Food Can Make”Small Farms Pilot Project that engaged youth in the production and distribution of eight varieties of “naturally grown” gourmet garlic that grows well in the Midwest.
Art-Trek – is an annual event hosted by the Chicago Southland Visual Arts Coalition and area galleries, studios and community groups throughout the South Suburbs and Northwest Indiana. During this 10 day event visitors travel from one location to participate in exhibits, artist demonstrations, workshops, tours, and special receptions.
In 2005 F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation implement a Service-Learning project in Ford Heights using a Take Charge curriculum provided by the Department of Human Service. The project targeted 20-30 High School Students attending Bloom Trail High School in a four month long youth leadership project resulting in developing a plan to address a community problem.