CHICAGO (WLS) -- In about two weeks, Chicago Public School students start the new school year remotely.
Some families might need extra support adjusting to the change.
So community groups like I Grow Chicago, in Englewood, are stepping in to help.
The founder of I grow, Robbin Carroll, joined ABC 7 Chicago Thursday to talk about their extra programs.
The Englewood organization has already been planning just in case schools did not open for in-person learning and are prepared to fill a gap.
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Coming off a summer camp, they have learned a great deal about handling the needs of children and safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I Grow Chicago is creating extra programs, including a Learning Center, hiring staff for learning pods and after-school fun, like cooking and yoga.
I Grow Chicago is located at 6402 S. Honore St. in Chicago.
Visit igrowchicago.org for more information.
As CPS 1st day of school approaches, Englewood organization wants to fill remote learning gap