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Professor uses technology to enhance community building at Auburn Gresham Gold SchoolProfessor uses technology to enhance community building at Auburn Gresham Gold School

Illinois State University Chicago Teacher Pipeline—Mike Zagurski works with Oglesby Elementary third grade students during his CDG clinical visit. On November 30, Professor Krystal Lewis-Pratl from the Special Education Department at Illinois State… Continue

Small Business Owners or To Be Owners -  Sign Up for Free Business Law Workshop 3-Part Series!Small Business Owners or To Be Owners - Sign Up for Free Business Law Workshop 3-Part Series!

Business Events, Community Events, SSA #69 Meetings, All events, SSA #32 Meetings—If you WERE NOT APPROVED for the City of Chicago Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Grant , we need you to sign up for this workshop series! Perks just for you!!! Join the Community Law Project, at the… Continue

Help Serve Our Seniors at Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!Help Serve Our Seniors at Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—We're serving our Seniors! Come enjoy great live blues band, food and help us in the campaign to give a heart to our seniors, during the February 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors!

February 2018 Business Education WorkshopsFebruary 2018 Business Education Workshops

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner… Continue

CCLC 21st Century Community Learning Center LOI (Letter of Intent) to ApplyCCLC 21st Century Community Learning Center LOI (Letter of Intent) to Apply

Education, Community Highlights—The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) is publicly expressing its Intent to Apply for FY 2019 21 st Century Community Learning Center (21 st CCLC) grant funds. The GAGDC will work… Continue

Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Can one iconic building along a key commerical cooridor lead the way to improve the health of a neighborhood? Community leaders and organizations in Auburn Gresham are progressing on a transformative… Continue

New Divvy pricing offers more options for two-wheeled funNew Divvy pricing offers more options for two-wheeled fun

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The City of Chicago announced tweaks to the pricing structure for the Divvy bike share system. Health and Wellness Taskforce, let's join the ride and get more Divvy in our communities!

LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout ChicagoLISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout Chicago

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—In its third decade, LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning (QLP) is bringing equitable change to neighborhoods throughout Chicago.

'Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters' Quality of Life Plan"Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" Quality of Life Plan

About Auburn Gresham—Thanks to the collective works from each of the Auburn Gresham community "Your Voice Matters" Task Forces was used to create the newly updated“ Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" community… Continue

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—As you reflect today, during a day of service, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remember there is hope in continuing his works, I have a dream...

The Racial Wealth Gap | ChicagoThe Racial Wealth Gap | Chicago

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Black Lives Matter focuses on social justice disparities, but economic disparities can be just as destructive, says a Washington D.C. think tank that is working with JPMorgan Chase & Co.,… Continue

The Joy of Giving the New Home Welcome Gift to One Lucky WinnerThe Joy of Giving the New Home Welcome Gift to One Lucky Winner

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—8633 S Parnell Ave is a beautiful, completely refurbished 1,900 sq. ft. home located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. It's all the home of new neighbors, the Lee'sm thanks to the Cook County Land… Continue

Chicago Bears Continue to show they Care, as Players host annual Holiday giving initiativeChicago Bears Continue to show they Care, as Players host annual Holiday giving initiative

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Bears players Jordan Howard and Kyle Fuller, along with other members of the Bears staff, held the annual Bears Care holiday giving initiative at Leo High School in Chicago.

Perfomics Volunteers Spend Global Performance Day in Auburn Gresham GOLD Schools #ChicagoCares!Perfomics Volunteers Spend Global Performance Day in Auburn Gresham GOLD Schools #ChicagoCares!

Education, Community Highlights—Perfomics and Chicago Cares Volunteers Spend Global Performance Day in Auburn Gresham GOLD Schools

Green Means Go (Toward a Cleaner Community)Green Means Go (Toward a Cleaner Community)

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Learn more about the Team that's cleaning our streets and improving our neighborhood.

Save it for some Rainy PlaySave it for some Rainy Play

Education—Multi-generational physical activity event connects neighbors to their local school, in Auburn Gresham's PlayStreets activations.

Constructing Communities: The SARFS Program at the GAGDCConstructing Communities: The SARFS Program at the GAGDC

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—What's good for our seniors is good for all of us.

Healthy Lifestyle Building Hub Coming To South SideHealthy Lifestyle Building Hub Coming To South Side

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The Build on 79th Street Jazz & Champagne Reception was an opportunity to purchase a commemorative engraved plated brick that will be permanently affixed to the atrium of the Auburn Gresham… Continue

The Changing Face of Auburn Gresham: How Façade Enhancements Energize Neighborhoods.The Changing Face of Auburn Gresham: How Façade Enhancements Energize Neighborhoods.

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, Newsletter—Artful changes inspire local hope and pride.

Charting the Course for a New Way to Employ YouthCharting the Course for a New Way to Employ Youth

Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—A Special Report on an Imporant Partner Program.

MAPSCorps 2017 Cohort Preparing to Capture #DATA4GOODMAPSCorps 2017 Cohort Preparing to Capture #DATA4GOOD

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—MAPCorps 2017, youth data scientists begin their first day of work for the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation! Here's looking to a great summer of capturing data for health of the… Continue

Auburn Gresham Elementary Schools Have a Lot of Character!Auburn Gresham Elementary Schools Have a Lot of Character!

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham Elementary Schools Have a Lot of Character!

Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Center Open, to the Community Each First Saturday of the Month!Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Center Open, to the Community Each First Saturday of the Month!

University of Illinois Chicago Health Center—The Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Center, located at 8131 S. May Street, is now open on the first Saturday of the month! This is part of a strategic plan to continue to extend the school based… Continue

Chance The Rapper Gives $1 Million To Chicago Public SchoolsChance The Rapper Gives $1 Million To Chicago Public Schools

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—CHATHAM — Grammy Award winner Chance The Rapper announced Monday he will donate $1 million to the Chicago Public Schools for arts education — a move that drew praise from former first… Continue

Illinois State University's Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline Delivers Results For Auburn GreshamIllinois State University's Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline Delivers Results For Auburn Gresham

Education, Community Highlights—Kenya Sherrill, another Illinois State University (ISU) graduate, just accepted a full position at Simeon Career Academy (High School), where she completed her student teaching work last fall.

Four Partner Organizations, Two-Generations Host Serve-A-Thon To Honor Dr. King's LegacyFour Partner Organizations, Two-Generations Host Serve-A-Thon To Honor Dr. King's Legacy

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Four Partner Organizations, Chicago Cares, Uptake, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Cook Elementary School (Chicago Public Schools) Host Serve-A-Thon to Honor Dr. King's legacy,… Continue

Local Girls Take on Challenge to Build Solar-Powered Racecars from Recycled RefrigeratorsLocal Girls Take on Challenge to Build Solar-Powered Racecars from Recycled Refrigerators

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Local Girls Take on Challenge to Build Solar-Powered Racecars from Recycled Refrigerators . ComEd's Annual Icebox Derby STEM competition kicks-off for 30 Chicagoland teens, July 21st.

Business Education and Workshops

Neigborhood Business Development Center (NBDC)—This section is for listing the business education and workshops in the Neighborhood and City of Chicago The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers… Continue

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