Chicago Commons is a leading provider of high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education using the Reggio Emilia approach for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.

In collaboration with its delegate partners, Chicago Commons is now able to support learning and development for more than 1,750 children across 18 Chicagoland neighborhoods that have tremendous need for quality early learning opportunities coupled with access to supportive resources.

Commons Collective Early Childhood Centers

  • Front door of Nia Family Center

    Nia Family Center

    744 N. Monticello Ave., Chicago, 60624
    Humboldt Park
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
    Site Director: Ebony Westbrooks
    westbrookse@chicagocommons.org
    For more information call: 773-722-0115

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  • Photo of front door of Paulo Freire Center

    Paulo Freire Center

    1653 W. 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60609
    Back of the Yards (New City)
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
    Site Director: Mallory McGhee
    mcgheem@chicagocommons.org
    For more information call: 773-826-6260

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  • Taylor-Center

    Taylor Center for New Experiences

    1633 N. Hamlin Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
    Humboldt Park
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 2 to 5 years
    After-school program (5-12 years)
    Site Director: Ann Bunch
    buncha@chicagocommons.org
    For more information call: 773-227-8551

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  • Photo of Guadalupano Family Center

    Guadalupano Family Center

    1814 S. Paulina Ave., Chicago, 60608
    Pilsen (Lower West Side)
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 2 to 5 years
    After-school program (5-12 years)
    Site Director: Yolanda Colon
    colony@ChicagoCommons.org
    For more information call: 312-666-3883

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In addition to the four schools that we operate and those of our delegate partners, Chicago Commons partners with 10 other community-based early childhood providers in communities across Chicago. Commons provides professional development training, supportive staff, and evaluation to our Community Partner Programs. For enrollment information, contact the individual sites.