Summer-50 Fest to connect Chicago youth with jobs, opportunities at United Center event

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team, Cheryl Burton, and Rob Elgas WLS logo
Thursday, May 16, 2024 4:51PM
Summer-50 Fest to connect Chicago youth with jobs, opportunities
Summer-50 Fest will be held at the United Center on Saturday. The Wards 365 event aims to connect Chicago youth with jobs and opportunities.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The first-ever "Summer-50 Fest" is happening at the United Center this Saturday.

It aims to help young people in Chicago find success this summer by connecting them with jobs and opportunities.

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The Executive Director of Wards 365, LaToyia Huggins, joined ABC7 on Wednesday to talk about Summer-50 Fest and what people can expect from it

Huggins spoke about why Summer-50 Fest is important for the community and Chicago youth.

The full interview can be viewed in the player above.

Pre-registration can be found on the Wards 365 website.