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What's New at Chrysalis?
Holiday Healing Project

The Holiday Healing Project is a free weekend long event to teach coping skills to girls age 5-14 who have experienced childhood trauma. The weekend will include:
Art Therapy
Music Therapy
Self –Esteem Workshops
Rock Climbing
And a Holiday Celebration complete with Christmas gifts .
All meals and snacks are included.

 "I Love My Hair" Fair

Join the Chrysalis Program for a day celebrating African/African American hair in all its forms. We will learn how to properly care for our hair, make our own hair and skin products, listen to stories by black authors about self confidence and loving the hair God gave us, we will enjoy live performances and delicious refreshments! October 20th 2-6pm.

3rd Annual Gratitude Day

During our Annual Gratitude Day we teach students the importance of being grateful for what they have and also demonstrate the importance of giving back to those in need. 


We need donations of travel size toiletries and other items to pack care packages for the homeless. Students will put together the care packages to be delivered immediately after Saturday Session.

Please bring donations on November 17th to Vodak East Branch Library,  3710 E 106th St, Chicago, IL 60617 between 9am and noon.