Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that his office would expand the Chicago Public Library’s (CPL) YOUmedia digital skills program by $500,000 in order to serve 25 percent more teens in 2014. The program teaches web design, digital media production, and programming.
Beginning next summer, CPL will offer YOUMedia training at six new library locations, plus an additional “pop up” program that will provide resources at a new branch library in a different neighborhood each month throughout the year.
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