Auburn Gresham in the News—Civic Opportunities to Network Needs for Educational and Community Transformation (CONNECT), is a mentorship program designed to promote positive youth development in public schools. CONNECT pairs… Continue
All events—We are extremely proud of the school based health center we created. It has been providing excellent health services for our Auburn Gresham GOLD Schools, for over 7 years. It is time to unveil to… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—University of Chicago's CommunityRX, community-based research projects worth over $7M have been working collaboratively to put a prescription in place to help transform South Side communities by… Continue
Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—SSA#32 ties a bow around the business district lights, as the kick-off to the holidays and a sign the end of the year is near. This holiday season we are counting down the holiday buying season, by… Continue
Local Businesses, Community Highlights—Join us for a community FIRESIDE CHAT with retired federal law enforcement officer and bodyguard. December 9th, 2:30-4:30pm, 7801 S. State Street , Urban Partnership Bank Community Room . We will… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham GOLD (AG GOLD) held their first Family Game Night at Oliver Westcott Elementary School, 409 W. 80th Street, Thursday evening October 30, 2014. A strong showing of Parents came out to… Continue
Community Highlights—The holidays are upon us. With that brings lots of festivities and food! Join the University of Chicago Medicine and Community Partners for this important conversation: Let's Kick Obesity To The Curb!
All events—Take Action. Make Opportunity.
The Center for Economic Progress (CEP) provides volunteers with the opportunity to work one-on-one with low-income families to make tax time an opportunity to get… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The community came out to see and support Landmarks Illinois and Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) Chicago, premiere of, "The Pillars Of Auburn Gresham." It was standing room only for the historic… Continue
All events—This is your final chance to see the proposed designs for Westcott's new Space To Grow schoolyard!
Meet us in the gymnasium to see the final design, and let us know what you think before it's too… Continue
Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local Red Velvet Extravagaza Shopping event, kicked off a pre-Black Friday, neighborhood sales event for local independent businesses, including the those in the Auburn Gresham… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—On this rainy Veterans Day, November 11, 2014, as we honor veterans locally and across the nation, we also look forward to the completion of New Pisgah Church's construction project in Auburn… Continue
Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—On a brisk and snowy Halloween Day, representatives from the city of Chicago's Department of Planning and Development (DPD) convened community-based organizations from the thirteen (13) participating… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Greetings! Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) held its Annual Meeting and Neighborhood Leadership Awards program, "NHS @ 40: Deep Roots, Still Growing " on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) a $1 milion grant to strengthen it's K-3rd grade literacy and family economic development two-generation… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The 19th annual "Opera in the Neighborhoods" tour will be at Simeon, 8141 S. Vincennes Ave., on Oct. 28 for two performances of "The Brothers Grimm. Third through sixth grades at nearby Westcott… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Calling all Seniors! Join the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), for the 2014 bi-annual Breakfast and Blues For Seniors ! The event will be held in the community room, at the… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—In effort to turn their lives around, several young men and women joined Storycatchers Theatre, for a 16-week program to create a play, "Struggling In These Streets." A read aloud of the progress to… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) plans to respond to a "Request for Proposals" from Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
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CREATE is a first-of-its-kind partnership between U.S. DOT, the State of Illinois, City of Chicago, Metra, Amtrak, and the nation's freight railroads. GADC is working on this project to find solutions to relieve rail and road congestion in the Chicago neighborhoods of Ashburn, Englewood, Auburn Gresham, and West Chatham.