Month: October 2019

Mural Update

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new mural in the underpass at Oak Park Avenue & 30th Street in Berwyn took place on October 3. Check out this moving story. “Before Diego Andrade joined Youth Crossroads last summer, he mostly kept to himself. He was an introvert, a shy, ‘quiet kid’ who was unaware of …

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Teen Leaders Transform Berwyn’s 8th Ward Fire Hydrants

Berwyn’s 8th Ward Alderman Nora Laureto conducted a unique beautification project along the Roosevelt Road business corridor this past week involving 25 teen volunteers from Youth Crossroads and resident adult artists from the Berwyn Arts Initiative; Music (BAM) organization. About ten fire hydrants along Roosevelt Road between Wenonah and East Avenues were transformed with paint …

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Michelle Desideri, Director of Counseling Services, just celebrated her 22nd anniversary working with local youth at Youth Crossroads! Her well-honed skills as a counselor, trainer, staff and intern mentor have served her well in changing young lives for the better. Thank you, Michelle!