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Southside Memorial Day Parade On May 29thSouthside Memorial Day Parade On May 29th

Business Events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, All events

Spring Health Fair 'On The Block'Spring Health Fair "On The Block"

Community Events, Business Events—Applications are still available for the Auburn Gresham Spring Health Fair "On the Block." Contact the GADC office and let us know that you want to reserve a table. Click the link below to… Continue

May 2017 BACP ClassesMay 2017 BACP Classes

Business Events—he 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

2017 'Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters' Quality of Life Plan Published2017 "Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" Quality of Life Plan Published

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

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!

The Revolution of Young Artists As Leaders Continues To Be ROYALThe Revolution of Young Artists As Leaders Continues To Be ROYAL

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—“Simeon’s poetry team, called Writers Never Die and 2014/15 Louder Than a Bomb Champions collaborated with John W. Cook Elementary School and created The Revolution of Young Artist as… Continue

TOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak OutTOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak Out

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Calling all TEEN groups and organizations supporting TEENS Come and have your VOICES HEARD and discuss issues that are important to YOU. The TOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak Out! May… Continue

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

'Build on 79th Street' A Jazz and Champagne-Infused Fundraising Reception A Huge Success!"Build on 79th Street" A Jazz and Champagne-Infused Fundraising Reception A Huge Success!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Please join the board of directors and staff of the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation in thanking our sponsors and donors for attending the fundraising jazz and champagne-infused… Continue

Heartland Alliance's Social Impact Center 2017 Poverty ReportHeartland Alliance's Social Impact Center 2017 Poverty Report

Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development—On April 18, 2017 the Collaborative hosted a webinar aimed at expanding understanding of the far-reaching impact of ACEs. Take a moment to read this important social impact center report.

Auburn Gresham GOLD Workforce Program Improving Health and Wellness of the Community!Auburn Gresham GOLD Workforce Program Improving Health and Wellness of the Community!

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—W.K. Kellogg Foundation Thanks to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation two-generation grant, the Auburn Gresham GOLD, community driven education program is making great strides, in our workforce program.

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

A big week in Economic Development Funding for Chicago's neighborhoods!A big week in Economic Development Funding for Chicago's neighborhoods!

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched two new programs that will make significant funding available to support new and existing businesses on Chicago's South, Southwest, and West Sides. Both the… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week!Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week!

Education, Community Highlights—National Teacher Appreciation Day, also known as National Teacher Day, is observed on the Tuesday of the first full week in May. Take the time to thank a teacher this week!

Project Money | Change Your Money Change Your LifeProject Money | Change Your Money Change Your Life

Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Project Money program is kicking off to help you get smart about your money! With a theme "Change Your Money Change Your Life," by working with a financial coach, receiving high quality financial… Continue

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(773) 895-3951
1453 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
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1626 W 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
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1050 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620

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