Founded by Luis and Tricia Reyes in 1997, Sidewalk Sunday School is a solution to the ills facing children in the Chicagoland area. As a native of Waukegan, IL and one who experienced academic struggles that stemmed from poverty, family dysfunction and lack of educational support, Luis Reyes understands first-hand how educational crisis lies at the core of reaching children and changing communities.
For over 17 years, the Reyes have led Sidewalk Sunday School in a prevention driven approach to navigate children beyond the boundaries of their circumstances through solutions designed to address spiritual, educational, practical and nutritional needs. The Sidewalk Sunday School approach Is successful because it is personal, consistent, and intense. It has impacted the lives of well over a quarter of a million children and teens.
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