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In partnership with Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Community, Tom James, Peet's Coffee, TA98's Suited for a Cause (S4AC) Cohort 4 will host, Chance for Change, at Roosevelt University located: 425 S Wabash Michigan Conference Room 1070.

Chance for Change, will feature emerging entrepreneurs, influencers, and leaders from various industries and organizations.

TA98's mission is to end unemployment rates for young adults. Since 2017, TA98 has served more than 400 young adults across multiple neighborhoods in Chicago for employment opportunities.

Guests will have the opportunity to witness a beautiful view of the city of Chicago, enjoy local Chicago foods, and hear from different professionals on how they have navigated their career path.




"Mi Quiroga," is an event aiming to raise funds for a global project in the state of Michoacán. Our vision is to open and operate a youth learning center in the community of Quiroga.

El Centro de Emprendedores Jose Manuel will be a hub of opportunities for youth that includes: English courses, spaces for extra curricular activities, better access to technology, and provide excursions. Our goal is to develop a comprehensive space that helps stimulate the potential of the youth of Quiroga.

Special Guest Performances by Latin Grammy-nominated group, Mariachi Herencia De Mexico and Sangre Nueva Danza de los Viejitos.

Community Partners: Tortillería El Rey, González Liquors, Mariachi Herencia de México, Las Carnitas Uruapan, Sangre Nueva Danza de los viejitos, Moreno's Casa Tequilera & Liquors, and Osito's Tap.


In partnership with AfterSchool Matters, TA98's Suited for a Cause (S4AC) Cohort 3 hosted, The Basics, at Education First's (EF) Chicago Global Office located: 122 S Michigan Suite #1650.

The Basics, featured emerging global entrepreneurs, influencers, and leaders from various industries and organizations.

Guests had the opportunity to see a breathtaking view of the city of Chicago from the 16th floor of EF's Chicago Global Office and enjoy local Chicago foods.

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Chicago, IL, May 2,2019 — #IAMFIRST is an event that brings together local young creatives, influencers, entrepreneurs, and leaders from across the city and suburbs to share their journeys and connect.

In collaboration with Lambda Theta Phi, 3Q Digital, Gallery 400, TA98, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Freshii. Join us for a panel discussion around "Being the First" as an emerging leader in the City of Chicago.

+ Booths with information about internship and employment opportunities in Digital Marketing, Content Creation, Media, and more.



Chicago, IL, April 12,2019 — We are inviting Chicago’s best gamers to play in a single-day, winner-take-all tournament. Pick your favorite team, grab your friends (or enemies), and come prove who reigns supreme on the FIFA19 stage. PS4 ONLY we’ve got you covered with the most up-to-date rosters to ensure you go to battle with the finest squad. 

The one true champion will receive passes to attend the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019 Final at Soldier Field on Sunday, July 7, 2019; perhaps, more importantly, bragging rights as the City of Chicago’s FIFA19 Champion.



Chicago, IL, June 2-3 2018 — Providing young soccer players from Chicago's West Side with the skills, resources, and education to grow their game. TA98 and Ninety+ soccer's roster of soccer professionals will combine to help start the process of ending pay-to-play soccer that has run rampant in the United States. Young people at the camp will receive the training to improve their game which can help bring the exposure to take their skills to the next level.




Chicago, IL, July 31, 2018 —  Bridging the gap between Chinese and American hip-hop culture, Havas and Annex summer interns, “The Misfits,” hosted an event to raise funds for Chicago’s The Alliance 98, a nonprofit dedicated to mentoring and educating Chicago’s young entrepreneurs. Attendees will vote for their favorite artist and enjoy music from DJ King Marie and DJ Timmy V with hosting by Malcolm London and Jo Fred.




Chicago, IL, October 23, 2018 — First generation college students face unique sets of challenges transitioning into the workforce. In partnership with UIC and Dell, TA98 gathered young professionals to speak about their experiences in their respective companies and communities.





Chicago, IL, October 27, 2018 — Providing young adults with the opportunity to gain community organizing experience and give back to one of 77 Chicago communities. Chicago residents will get together to clean La Villita Park and engage in dialogue about the violence in Little Village and ways to keep the community safer and cleaner. As an addition, we will collect donations for a nonprofit based in Liberia called Anything is Everything.