Hive Chicago is comprised of 56 youth-development focused organizations, such as museums, libraries, advocacy groups, higher education institutions, after-school programs and tech start-ups. Together, members, partners and allies create and connect equitable and accessible opportunities for young people to explore their interests and gain skills that prepare them for lifelong learning and success.

Thrive's goal is to prepare all of Chicago for a vibrant future by aligning efforts and outcomes from cradle to career. By creating a continuum of services for young people we hope to ensure that Chicago is a city where all succeed in education, career, and life.

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RYE Consulting is an ISBE-Recognized Education Surrogate. Rayna is appointed to represent the education interests of children with disabilities who are wards of the state and ensure their academic goals are supported.

Education Entrepreneurs is a Professional Learning Community of Ed Tech companies K-20 based out of 1871. Startup organizations meet once a month to connect and engage with a speaker on a variety of topics related to the education market. 

Rayna Yaker, is a co-chair of the GALS program focusing on academic advancement and mentorship of girls 3rd- 8th grade.