I am putting on my superhero cape and running for a cause!


On May 4th, I'll be running in the 5th Annual 5K/8K Superhero Run to support The Cities Project.


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Jackie Papadakis

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Jackie Papadakis

Join me on Saturday, May 4th and run the 5th Annual 5K/8K Superhero Run to support The Cities Project! 


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Register to run with me at thecitiesproject.org/impact


The Cities Project is a non-profit, research-based mentorship program dedicated to supporting Chicago Public School students and their families. Through research, they want to understand how stressful life experiences affect youth—physically, mentally, and academically. Further, their mission is to provide students with community-oriented intervention programs to lessen the effects of stress. Specifically, the project provides students with: 

  • training in coping with severe and chronic stressors that impede learning (e.g., community violence),
  • connection to mentors who support youth coping in real-life situations, and
  • connection to high-quality after-school and summer programming for additional support.

The Cities Mentor Project makes a long-term commitment to youth, supporting them from the 4th grade all the way through their first year in college.


Donate to help us serve more children!


Visit www.thecitiesproject.org to learn more!

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10 Years in the Program

We work with each student from the 4th grade through their first year in college!


Mentoring since 2008

Our mentorship program has been making an impact since 2008!


11 Years of Mentoring

Our mentorship program has been going strong for 11 years!


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