Jeanette Lieb/Community Engagement

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Erica Holman/Dt T’s Turtles

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Ann’s Community Engagement team

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Megan Fellman/Partners in Learning

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Neighborhood Power Project

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Bob Bobesink

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Dr. T’s Turtles

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Salas Sacred Heart Schools

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Chris, Page, & Maddie Dow representing Chicago City Day School

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.


Mary Jo and Francis

Family Matters partners with youth, families, and communities to cultivate a way of living in the world that develops strong relationships, meaningful communication, and safe environments for courageous social change.

We seek to build an equitable society for all.

Family Matters’ Walk-A-Thon raises critical funds to support:

  • The Family Matters School, a K-4 cooperative microschool with a focus on experiential learning
  • Respectful Communities, a Principles of Leadership training course
  • Project RISE, a teen job-skills training and leadership development program
  • Partners in Learning, a one-to-one after-school tutoring/mentoring program
  • Community Engagement, a partnership with families and members of the community involved in ongoing activities and initiatives beyond those participating in daily programming

Thank you for partnering with Family Matters!

If you would like to give via your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) please click here. Family Matters’ EIN# is 36-3588490.