LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATIONAL EDUCATION

Discovering Individual Pathways To Excellence.



OUR MISION

Building creative pathways in communities through education and training, resulting in higher earning potential for Opportunity Youth and their families.

Immediate Help Lines

1-800-786-2929

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Someone is available  24/7.

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1-800-273-8255

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Someone is available to talk 24/7.

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IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY CALL --911



For Resources in Your Community 

CALL 211


Homeless Shelter/ Transitional Listing

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There are a number of resources listed.

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Welcome

There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all 

there is to know about LITE.  We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.

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Events

June 19, 2019

From Baby Brains to Adolescent Brains

9 am - 12 pm

Aurora Police Department 1200 E. Indian Trail Road. Aurora, IL. The Community room

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June 19, 2019

From Baby Brains to Adolescent Brains

  LITE is proud to present 

 Trauma Informed Capacity Building training series in the  

                    Aurora Community with noted experts:


  • Anne Studinski - Former Managing Director for the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition


  • Michelle Arnold - Former Director of Operations for Illinois Coalition On Youth


First training session of the trauma informed capacity building training series

  • Lean to recognize how early brain development impacts all aspects of later development
  • Learn how to relate adolescent behavior to adolescent brain development


                        REGISTRATION IS OPEN

                            Free training series 

9 am - 12 pm

Aurora Police Department 1200 E. Indian Trail Road. Aurora, IL. The Community room

June 27, 2019

Trauma's Impact and A Universal Response

9 am - 12 pm

Aurora Police Department 1200 E. Indian Trail Road. Aurora, IL. The Community Room

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June 27, 2019

Trauma's Impact and A Universal Response


Second session of the trauma informed capacity building training series.

  • Understand the widespread impact of trauma
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of trauma in children and adolescents


REGISTRATION IS OPEN



9 am - 12 pm

Aurora Police Department 1200 E. Indian Trail Road. Aurora, IL. The Community Room

June 28, 2019

Self-Care & Resources

9 am - 12 pm

Aurora Police Department. 1200 E. Indian Trail Road. Aurora, IL. The Community Room

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June 28, 2019

Self-Care & Resources

Third session of trauma informed capacity building training series.

  • Recognize how lack of self-care impacts job performance and can lead to burn-out
  • Identify ways to take care of yourself


REGISTRATION IS OPEN

9 am - 12 pm

Aurora Police Department. 1200 E. Indian Trail Road. Aurora, IL. The Community Room

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About our services

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LITE is your local nonprofit organization serving the community with three main divisions.

  • We work with community leaders to impact change, 
  • We work with community partners to improve services, 
  • We provide direct services to youth and families creating pathways to success. 

Projects & Outcomes

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Articles & Information

Learn more about :

Opportunity Youth 

Collective Impact

News

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We are proud to announce our new case manager.


Welcome 

Candice McAllister

FAQs

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We Appreciate Your Support

Get Involved

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Resource Connection

Bullying Prevention Resources

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The Princeton Review

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24/7 On Demand Online Tutoring for all subjects: High School through College. 

Your Free Career Test

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Click on the image and take the career test.  

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Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help those in need. Together, we can make a difference.


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LITE is funded by

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Thanks to LITE's generous donations by the supporters of our mission.


Memberships

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