Chicago! We’re back! From the ‘Go Fest 2022 will be held at Washington Park on July 23rd. The From the ‘Go Festival is a platform and signature event developed by youth in True Star programs to celebrate young Chicago creatives and showcase their talents. The mission of FTG is to create a space that celebrates youth, honors their perspectives, showcases their talents, and promotes unity among young Black and Brown Chicagoans that contribute to a safe city. The festival will include a concert with local performing artists, a vendor fair for local youth entrepreneurs and interactive activities. Come out and show what makes Chicago special-the people!
True Star is a non profit media company and digital agency led by Chicago’s youth. True Star provides training and real-world work experiences that teach youth how to create, develop, and market digital content on platforms that empower them to forge their own paths. Since 2004, True Star has provided jobs and opportunities for over 10,000 Chicago youth living on the west and south sides. For more information about True Star visit www.truestarfoundation.org
Although vaccination is not required to enter the fest, we do encourage social distancing and a mask is strongly recommended to be worn during festival and required in all vendor, activation tents and enclosed areas at the festival.
To find a vaccination location near you, please visit www.VaccineFinder.org or www.Chicago.gov/COVIDTest.
Hand sanitizer stations will be provided throughout the park for your convenience.