After School Matters

Bulls guard Derrick Rose. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose To Donate $1 Million To After School Matters

After School Matters has served 200,000 teens in the last two-plus decades.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Artwork from After School Matters on display at Navy Pier. (Credit: CBS)

Mellody Hobson, George Lucas Holding Fundraiser For After School Matters

Mellody Hobson and her husband George Lucas are holding a fundraising gala at Navy Pier for the After School Matters program.


George Lucas. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

George Lucas Makes $25 Million Donation To After School Matters

Chicago’s kids are back on the bus to After School Matters thanks to a $25 million donation from film maker George Lucas who married a Chicago woman this summer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Students Accuse Chef Charlie Trotter Of Kicking Them Out

Celebrity chef Charlie Trotter left a group of After School Matters photography students scratching their heads Thursday night after they said he insulted them and kicked them out of his restaurant


Outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley (R) and his wife Maggie, walk on stage for a swearing-in ceremony for mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel in Grant Park May 16, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.   Emanuel replaces former mayor Richard M. Daley, who had a 22-year run as Chicago's top politician. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Daley Gives Away Last Of His Campaign Cash

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley made an unusual and unusually generous gesture on Wednesday, donating more than half a million dollars from his former campaign fund to various Chicago charities and other organizations.

CBS 2–04/24/2013

Maggie Daley discusses her breast cancer diagnosis in 2002. (Credit: CBS)

Maggie Daley Remembered At After School Matters Gala

Mrs. Daley, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, died last November.


Former Mayor Richard M. Daley and his family stand by his wife Maggie Daley's casket at a public wake at the Chicago Cultural Center on Nov. 27, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Pay Respects To Former First Lady Maggie Daley

Chicago will say its final farewell to beloved former first lady Maggie Daley at her funeral downtown on Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2011

Mary Kroeck, Howard McCullom and Meghan Bestler are all alums of the After School Matters program championed by the late Maggie Daley. (CBS)

Three Faces Of After School Matters

Maggie Daley had a huge impact on the lives of thousands and thousands of teens in the city, thanks to the After School Matters program. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman talks with three alums.


File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Public Memorials Set For Maggie Daley

A public wake will be held on Sunday for Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a nearly decade-long battle with cancer.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2011

Maggie and Richard Daley at an event to honor them for their support of the arts on Nov. 22, 2010. (CBS)

Daley: Allegations About Maggie’s Favorite Charity ‘Disgraceful’

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley is responding angrily to allegations about his wife’s favorite charitable project.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Maggie Daley and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel visited After School Matters programs at Foreman High School on March 31, 2011. Daley founded the program more than 20 years ago. (Credit: CBS)

Report Questions If Developers Pressured To Give To Maggie Daley Charity

City Inspector General Joe Ferguson said Tuesday that former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s administration forced several firms that received city development subsidies to direct a portion of their own funds to charities, including one run by the ex-mayor’s wife, Maggie.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Navy Pier Gala Celebrates 20 Years Of ‘After School Matters’

A celebration in Chicago Wednesday night marked the 20th anniversary of one of the best programs for teens in the country – After School Matters.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2011

Ray Orozco

Former City Official Ray Orozco Takes Post At Maggie Daley’s Charity

A former high-ranking city official who lost his job when Mayor Richard M. Daley decided not to run again has found another position.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Maggie Daley and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel visited After School Matters programs at Foreman High School on March 31, 2011. Daley founded the program more than 20 years ago. (Credit: CBS)

Maggie Daley, Emanuel Visit After School Matters

Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley teamed up with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Thursday to promote Mrs. Daley’s After School Matters programs.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Mayor Daley Defends After School Programs

Mayor Richard Daley was celebrating—and defending—the success of Chicago’s After School Matters program, run by his wife, Maggie.