Urban Initiatives promotes cross-cultural understanding
WHEN: Saturday, September 26 2016 -11:00am- 1:30pm
WHERE: Haas Park- 2402 N. Washtenaw Ave. Chicago, IL- 60647
WHO: Over 90 Urban Initiatives Work to Play program participants from Newton Bateman Elementary, J.W. Von Goethe Elementary and Morton School of Excellence representing the Irving Park, Logan Square and Garfield Park communities.
WHAT: The Urban Initiatives Multicultural Cup brings kids and families from diverse cultures together for a day of soccer, some healthy food and the chance to make new friends. Over 90 boys and girls from all comers of Chicago will gather at Haas Park in the Logan Square community on Saturday, September 26th.
Small sided soccer games will take place along with a variety of multicultural stations highlighting art, language, dance and food from around the world. Urban Initiatives coaches and supporters representing India, Mexico, and Great Britain will share their own cultural customs and knowledge with kids and families in attendance. This event gives kids and families an opportunity to practice understanding and accepting of others.