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Kids of the Kingdom is a summer program for Chicago kids.

Kids of the Kingdom, better known as K.O.K., originated in 1978 at Emerald Avenue Church of God in Chicago, Illinois by Gladys Bennett. It is because of Gladys we continue to be a voice for children, providing leadership training, recreation, and socialization, which is ministry.

K.O.K. is a faith-based choice-based summer day camp focused on performing and literary arts. While at K.O.K. campers build ownership, social and emotional learning, agency, civic engagement, and growth – academically, behaviorally and socially.

With all of the obstacles that youth must overcome, exposure to an arts, faith, and service curriculum provides a lifeline which results in lasting improvements for the person and their community.

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Special thanks to @todayshow and @carsondaly for interviewing our founder, @chancetherapper + highlighting our efforts here at SocialWorks. 3 of the student winners (@nickhuh_ @asiaspeaks.33 + @cjthaartist ) of the #30DaysofOpenMike challenge were highlighted too & surprised by Chance himself during the interview! So cool! Check out the snippet here. Full interview available on our website. #SocialWorks #OpenMike #helppeople #forthekids ...

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We love you and stand with you. Our grab & go sites will be open today - 6427 S. Ashland // 100 N. Central Park Ave! @chickenandwaffles_chicago // @conniespizza // @bonabbetit // @michaelairhartexperience & @chipotle for #TacoTuesday #BlackoutTuesday ✊🏽 if you’re able to help us serve, just pull up! Thank you. ...

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Spread the word and please stay safe Chicago. If you’re available to help us, wear a SocialWorks shirt and pull up. If you’re able to support monetarily, you can donate via our website. #forthekids Link in bio. ...

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#OpenMike Live! IS HAPPENING TODAY @ 7PM CST! You don’t want to miss this! Tune in via any of our social media channels (IG, Twitter, Youtube and/or Facebook!) We’ll be announcing the 3 winners of the raffle during #OpenMike Live! too. Again...you DON’T want to miss this! Drop a “🔥” in the comments if you’ll be watching #OpenMike Live! from home tonight! ...

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