Hive Chicago is comprised of 70 member organizations and 11 ally organizations including museums, libraries, informal learning spaces, university outreach programs, and EdTech startups. Hive Member organizations are all non-profit, with 501(c)3 status, and offer programs for youth (ages 12-19), while Hive Community Ally organizations can be for-profit companies or offer support to direct service organizations. Hive Community Allies are non-member organizations who’s mission aligns with the Hive. Some allies are the Parent Institutions of subsidiary Hive members.
At Hive Chicago, members network with each other, share best practices and pedagogies, learn about and play with new technologies, participate in events, and most importantly, collaborate to design and implement transformative learning opportunities for Chicago youth.