Get to Know Our Staff: Amy Rasmussen

We’re excited to bring you a Get to Know Our Staff blog series where you will have a chance to meet the team behind CAPE. First up is our Executive Director extraordinaire! Follow us on [...]


Artists of Color and Social Movements at Dyett High School

Honoring Black History Month, we are sharing a very special project that was led by performance artist Teju Adesida, CPS teacher Talisa English-Harris, and ACRE artist Zach Nicol. This past [...]


Valentine’s Day Workshop at New Sullivan Elementary

It’s hard to imagine what a classroom environment used to be like pre-covid, but last year teacher Jacki Limon and teaching artist Shenequa Brooks invited families to attend a Valentine’s [...]


ACT NOW FY21 SEL Webinar Series: Responsible Decision Making

                    On February 4, 2021, ACT Now (Afterschool for children and teens) hosted the second Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) webinar [...]


Molecular Models at Murphy Elementary

Last year, before schools closed their doors and moved classes online, teacher Michele Sera and teaching artist Gina Lee Robbins began working with their 5th-grade students to explore scale, [...]