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Chicago Learning Days powered by Mayor Lightfoot’s My CHI. My Future returns for the third year for this hands-on festival for the future of work and learning.

The Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX), Local Lead Partners—WTTW Kids, Project Exploration, Chicago Public Schools Family and Community Engagement, Chicago Park District—and Event Hosts will turn Chicago into an open house learning laboratory online and in-person. In partnership with My Chi. My Future, we will feature fun and free events for youth of all ages at which families will experience making, new technology, art workshops, science experiments, student films, outdoor learning and more! 

Chicago Learning Days  will be focused on our region but connected to a national conversation with partners like Remake Learning Network, PBS KIDS and Digital Promise, Common Sense Media  and Learning Heroes. Thank you to all our Event Hosts—without your year around work Chicago Learning Days would not be possible.

Special thanks to our generous supporters for 2022! We are incredibly grateful to our Lead sponsor: Allstate, our Changemaker sponsor: Wintrust; Innovator Sponsor: The Field Foundation and The Chicago Community Trust; and Maker level supporters Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois and Blue Door Neighborhood Center.

2019 CLX Remake Learning Days

Event Hosts

Chicago Learning Days—Chicago’s learning festival— is back on for May 19-22. We want to feature what you do!

The spirit of Chicago Learning Days is to connect families to 21st century holistic learning opportunities and resources, and we know it’s needed now more than ever. Join us in showcasing the work you all do year-round by plugging in and becoming an event host! 

  • Step 1: Review  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs
  • Step 2: Brainstorm your event or events;
  • Step 3: Submit your event for approval by February 28.

CLX is proud to offer modest micro-stipends to the first 100 organizations who meet the event funding criteria

Still not sure or need more support? 

You can always sign up for one of our Monthly Community Meetups (held virtually)

Outside of our Community Meetups, you can find all things Chicago Learning Days via the following events:

  • MAR 29 @ 9-11 Design for Equity: Structuring Your RLD CHI Event
  • APR 5 @ 9-11 How to Brand + Outreach 
  • Office Hours
      • Coming soon!

Thank You for showcasing your work and connecting learners! 

Chicago Learning Exchange

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The Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX) is a nonprofit organization that works with a growing community of over 200+ youth-serving organizations, cultural institutions, city agencies, employers, and universities to remake learning in Chicago so it’s driven by learners’ interests, enhanced by technology, and connected to opportunity.


WTTW Kids logo

WTTW is the PBS member station in Chicago, committed to creating and presenting unique media content across distinct television and digital channels – WTTW, WTTW Prime, WTTW Create, WTTW World, WTTW PBS Kids 24/7,, and the PBS/WTTW video app. Recognized for award-winning journalism and local productions – such as CHICAGO TONIGHT, BLACK VOICES, LATINO VOICES, THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE, CHICAGO FROM THE AIR, CHICAGO BY ‘L’, CHECK, PLEASE!; digital-first series FIRSTHAND, URBAN NATURE, and FOODPHILES; and national productions PREHISTORIC ROAD TRIP and NATURE CAT – WTTW presents the very best in public affairs, arts and culture, nature and science, history and documentary, and children’s public media content. Connect with WTTW on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Project Exploration

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Project Exploration creates transformative learning opportunities for children underrepresented in the sciences, particularly students of color and girls by convening stakeholders in Chicago’s STEM ecosystem through the Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative to address inequities in the STEM learning continuum by facilitating cross-sector knowledge building, collaboration, and collective action.

My Chi. My Future.

My Chi. My Future. logo

My  Chi. My Future. is on a mission is to connect every young person in Chicago to meaningful out-of-school time opportunities offered in our city, through a digital platform.