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Auburn Gresham gold standard for parent engagementAuburn Gresham gold standard for parent engagement

Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—“We believe that the best way to improve student prospects is to develop a set of holistic interventions that will provide a broad range of support to students and families, not simply within… Continue

Business Development Task Force MeetingBusiness Development Task Force Meeting

Community Events, Business Events, All events—Quarterly Meeting OPEN TO PUBLIC focused on implementing Quality of Life strategies arounding housing opportunities and improvements of residents in Auburn Gresham and surrounding communities.

YVM Housing Taskforce MeetingYVM Housing Taskforce Meeting

Community Events—Quarterly Meeting OPEN TO PUBLIC focused on implementing Quality of Life strategies arounding housing opportunities and improvements of residents in Auburn Gresham and surrounding communities.

Please Attend: Cook Schoolyard Meeting - Thursday, 2/23, 3pm

Community Events—Community, Thank you for attending the Space to Grow Open House at Cook Elementary School on February 9 - we enjoyed meeting you and appreciate your input on the schoolyard renovation project. … Continue

Treasurer Summers Announces 2017 Black History Month Essay CompetitionTreasurer Summers Announces 2017 Black History Month Essay Competition

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—This scholarship will give Chicago Public Schools seniors the opportunity to win a $2,500 scholarship for their first year college tuition.

Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Center Now Open on Saturdays!Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Center Now Open on Saturdays!

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

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.

23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards, February 28, 201723rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards, February 28, 2017

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—SAVE THE DATE The 23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards will be held on February 28, 2017. Online and advance registration for the event will begin in January 2017. Walk-in tickets can… Continue

Thank You President Obama! YES WE CAN Continue To Make A DifferenceThank You President Obama! YES WE CAN Continue To Make A Difference

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—As you pass on the torch, this January 20, 2017, while the nation watches, we THANK YOU President Barack Obama. YES WE CAN continue to make a difference.

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

Chicago Bears Care A Lot for Auburn Gresham Families In NeedChicago Bears Care A Lot for Auburn Gresham Families In Need

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The Chicago Bears, Leo High School and the Chicago Police Department's Gresham (6th) District, hosted a holiday party for families from Auburn Gresham on Monday, December 19th. This proves they… Continue

UChicago’s CommunityRx InterventionUChicago’s CommunityRx Intervention

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—HEALTHY COMMUNITIES - New research from the University of Chicago Medicine shows a program that uses electronic medical records to connect Chicagoans with health resources in their community could… Continue

Streets Cleaned, Vets Honored in Day of ServiceStreets Cleaned, Vets Honored in Day of Service

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—On a day dedicated to those who have served this country, through bouts of rain and blustering winds, more than 50 volunteers combed through a vacant lot in Auburn Gresham and collected trash on 79th… Continue

Auburn Gresham Exhibits BOLD Leadership Around It's GOLD Education StrategyAuburn Gresham Exhibits BOLD Leadership Around It's GOLD Education Strategy

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—United Way Chicago reviews Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Network BOLD Goals, on November 10, 2016. Read more to find out about the collaborative work our local schools are working collectively in a… Continue

How Auburn-Gresham Fought Back and Won | The Law Project's Spotlight on SuccessHow Auburn-Gresham Fought Back and Won | The Law Project's Spotlight on Success

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News—“These lead agencies are all operating on a shoestring budget,” Yates explains. ”To ask them to bear all the default risk of every subgrantee would make the lead-sub grantee… Continue

Clara Barton Receives Recognition Banner From Network 11 For Great Work Around AttendanceClara Barton Receives Recognition Banner From Network 11 For Great Work Around Attendance

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, Clara Barton Elementary School Principal Smith, received a very welcomed gift today from the Chicago Public Schools Network 11 office, for its great work around… Continue

'What Real Men Look Like': 200 Greet Oglesby Students On 1st Day Back'What Real Men Look Like': 200 Greet Oglesby Students On 1st Day Back

School Events—Andrea V. Watson | September 6, 2016 10:53am | Updated on September 9, 2016 11:51am The men greeted the students on their first day back. Photo: Andrea Watson AUBURN GRESHAM… Continue

You want to be a teacher? AND you want to teach in Chicago? Why?You want to be a teacher? AND you want to teach in Chicago? Why?

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham is great indeed. Here's why!

Red Cross Installs 400 Hundred Smoke Alarms in One Day in Chicago's Auburn Gresham CommunityRed Cross Installs 400 Hundred Smoke Alarms in One Day in Chicago's Auburn Gresham Community

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois, joined by community volunteers from the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation, went door-to-door in the Auburn-Gresham community on… Continue

Parent Workshop: Cooking Healthy On A Budget

Community Events—Join us in a wonderful AGGOLD Parent event, at Westcott located at 409 W. 80th Street, next Tuesday, September 27th at 9am, in the the Parent Room (Rm 102). A fabulous Chef, Monica Hayes, will be… 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.

Barton Elementary Attendance That's What's Up!Barton Elementary Attendance That's What's Up!

School Events—Auburn Gresham GOLD Awesome Gram! From: Anya Cawthon Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:16 AM Subject: 97% ATTENDANCE YESTERDAY Auburn Gresham GOLD (AGGOLD, a community driven… Continue

Auburn Gresham, Chicago's Fifth $1 Large Lot Purchase Program Ends Up Number One!Auburn Gresham, Chicago's Fifth $1 Large Lot Purchase Program Ends Up Number One!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—If you own land in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, for the past few months you had a chance to buy up two vacant lots, from the City of Chicago for only $1 and proof of ownership on the block. Huge… Continue

Mapping program pushes students to consider neighborhood's potentialMapping program pushes students to consider neighborhood's potential

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—University of Chicago field coordinator Priscilla Agbeo and her team of four high school student interns from the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation, MAPSCorps program are finding the… Continue

GADC Looking To Hire Additional School Based Health Coordinator!GADC Looking To Hire Additional School Based Health Coordinator!

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—GADC seeks to hire another (full time) skilled professional who will be responsible for monitoring consents for students to receive health services and school compliance rates. See full details of… Continue

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