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Step Up Mourns Passing of New York Alumna

Written on June 10, 2013 at 7:02 pm, by

Step Up is mourning the passing of alumna Elixandra “Eliy” Urena, a member of its Class of 2011 in New York. Eliy lost her battle with leukemia and lymphoma on Sunday, her 21st birthday. Step Up remembers Eliy as a bright, talented, dedicated and sweet teen programs participant at her Banana Kelly High School, a  Continue Reading »

Save the Date! Upcoming Spring Events!

Written on April 3, 2013 at 4:33 pm, by

Step Up Open House We’ve curated this special list of upcoming events. For a complete list of upcoming opportunities, visit our event calendars.

Save the Date! It’s Time to FALL in Love with Step Up.

Written on October 3, 2012 at 5:07 pm, by

College Connections Conference We’ve curated this special list of upcoming events. For a complete list of upcoming opportunities, visit our event calendars.

Volunteer of the Month: Chicago’s Marj Calinog

Written on September 5, 2012 at 12:33 am, by

Val Warner withMarj Calinog Meet Marj Calinog, a Chicago Luminary Circle member and highly dedicated volunteer. Be it working with women or teens, Marj is on it!

Volunteer of the Month: New York’s Jackie Weatherspoon

Written on July 10, 2012 at 8:38 pm, by

Jackie Weatherspoon Luminary Circle Member, Jackie Weatherspoon, has been a member of Step Up for almost a year and served as a Pathways to Professions mentor to Step Up teen Ilia this past school year. Jackie also volunteered, mentored, and spoke at this year’s College Connections Conference. Jackie says “I believe it is up to  Continue Reading »