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View an archive of publicity UCAN has received for its impressive impact on Chicago youth and families.


UCAN and its affiliates host exciting fundraisers and volunteer events year round.

Media Connections

Through its consistent presence, meaningful programming and unrivaled diversity, UCAN is widely noted for building strong youth and families through compassionate healing, education and empowerment. Our culturally proficient organization is staffed by senior management professionals who are subject matter experts and excellent sources for media interviews. 

Please contact our media representative if you’re writing or researching a news story or feature article and need to speak to a specialist in one of the following categories:

  • Youth Welfare
  • Violence Prevention
  • Teen Parenting
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Counseling
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Organizational Development 

Media Contact:
Derrick K. Baker
UCAN Vice President, Marketing Communications
(773) 290-5832 (office)
(312) 497-1604 (cell)