PHOTOS: 100K Opportunities Initiative: Opportunity Fair And Forum In Chicago

Common, T.I., Vic Mensa and more were spotted uplifting and encouraging youth at Starbucks' 100,000 Opportunities Initiative in Chicago on August 13. The job fair and forum featured on-the-spot interviews, networking opportunities and workshops for 16-24 year olds. Check out the recap here.

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 13, 2015

1 of 15 Peter Wynn Thompson/ AP Images for 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

Youth interviewing with companies at the Opportunity Fair and Forum at McCormick Place Chicago.

2 of 15 Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images

Youth networking at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago

3 of 15 Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images

Mayor Emanuel interacts with youth at the Opportunity Fair and Forum in Chicago.

4 of 15 Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images

Common interacts with youth at the Opportunity Fair and Forum in Chicago.

5 of 15 Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images

T.I. interacts with youth at the Opportunity Fair and Forum in Chicago.

6 of 15 Peter Wynn Thompson/ AP Images for 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

Youth filling out the job applications at the Opportunity Fair and Forum at McCormick Place Chicago.

7 of 15 Peter Wynn Thompson/ AP Images for 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

Youth interviewing with companies at the Opportunity Fair and Forum at McCormick Place Chicago.

8 of 15 Daniel Boczarski, Getty Images

 Youth gets her makeup done at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago.

9 of 15 Daniel Boczarski, Getty Images

Youth networking at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago.

10 of 15 Daniel Boczarski, Getty Images

Youth networking at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago

11 of 15 Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images

Youth networking at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago

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Youth networking at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago.

13 of 15 Daniel Boczarski, Getty Images

Vic Mensa performing for youth at the Opportunity Fair and Forum.

14 of 15 Tasos Katopodis

Drummers perform at the the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago.

15 of 15 Tasos Katopodis

Common performs for youth at the Opportunity Fair & Forum in Chicago.

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