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DuPage County ACT-SO

Who We Are

- Develop leaders through mentoring and enrichment.
- Improve presentation skills.
- Expose youth to STEM, Business and the Arts, enabling better post-secondary and career decisions.

What We Do

DuPage County ACT-SO is a mentoring and enrichment program that encourages high academic and cultural achievement among Jr. High School and High School students of African descent.  The DuPage County ACT-SO Chapter which consists of students from DuPage, Will, Kane, Kendall, and parts of Cook County has a year-long program that culminates in a competition held in the spring with 70-100 students competing annually.  There are 32 ACT-SO competition categories encompassed by the Sciences, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Business. There are almost 200 chapters nationwide.