Community Engagement Affinity Group

From classrooms to kitchens, empower communities through design. The Community Engagement AG connects architects with passionate causes. Volunteer, create, and advocate – make a tangible difference in Chicago’s vibrant landscape.

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Upcoming Community Engagement Events

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Community Engagement Affinity Group Leadership

David Sikorski, AIA

Co-Chair

David Sikorski, AIA

Demonica Kemper Architects

Community Engagement’s Programs

Architects in Schools TrainingArchitects in Schools   

Architects in Schools (AIS) focuses on bringing architecture professionals into middle school classrooms to introduce students to the profession. Volunteers engage the students in critically analyzing their neighborhood for opportunities to create positive change while utilizing architecture as a means for implementing solutions.

Interested in volunteering with Architects in Schools?
Complete our interest form.

Programs are currently active at the following schools:

  • Cameron Elementary (Humboldt Park)
  • Chavez Multicultural Academic Academy (Back of the Yards)
  • George M. Pullman Elementary (Pullman)
  • Whittier Dual Language Academy (Pilsen)

Thank you to our Community Engagement Affinity Group Sponsors:

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DxU

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