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AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVEAUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVE

Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The initiative, dubbed Auburn Gresham GOLD is an improvement plan which targets Kindergarten through 3rd grade academics while also providing social support for the parents and families of students

City of Chicago SBIF Districts in Auburn Gresham OPEN for New Applications!City of Chicago SBIF Districts in Auburn Gresham OPEN for New Applications!

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The following Auburn Gresham SBIF Districts, 79th Street Coorridor and 79thare open for new applications this month for an open application period during October.

Business Education and WorkshopsBusiness 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

Join Us: Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Hosts 1st Annual Fundraising Benefit DinnerJoin Us: Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Hosts 1st Annual Fundraising Benefit Dinner

SSA #69 Meetings, Business Events, Community Events, All events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, SSA #32 Meetings—Benefit Dinner Reception starts at 5:30pm and the Award Dinner starts at 6:30pm.

Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property unveils Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation’s (GAGDC) newly rehabbed property located at 7227 S. Vincennes… Continue

Dan's Soul Food Bakery and Eatery a SBIF Highlight in the Southwest Corridor CollaborativeDan's Soul Food Bakery and Eatery a SBIF Highlight in the Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Dan's Bakery and Eatery in 79th/Southwest Highway SBIF, is a Souttwest Corridor Collaborative local business update at its best.

Cook Academy Back-to-School Community CelebrationCook Academy Back-to-School Community Celebration

Community Events, Business Events, All events—Join Cook staff members, family, friends and neighbors in the new schoolyard to kick off the new school year! Help plant in the new gardens, enjoy music, food and games. Back-to- school supplies will… 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

A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic DevelopmentA Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

Urban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers ServedUrban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers Served

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—An urban farming program that started barely two years ago with 7 acres of land near a former steel mill and a converted mobile library celebrated a milestone Wednesday, having served 10,000… Continue

Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold SchoolBig Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School

The Makings of a Strong Partnership: Chicago Cares and LISC Chicago

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Chicago Cares , the city’s number one provider of impact volunteerism and corporate volunteer activation, and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago the local office of the… Continue

You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1

Business, Housing, Economic Development—The City of Chicago $1 Large Lot program is still open until July 21, 2018!

'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

Auburn Gresham 'Sounds The Alarm' With the American Red CrossAuburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—What an absolutely great time we had installing 428 FREE 10-year smoke alarms in 141 homes Saturday, May 19, 2018.

No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago RiverNo small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River

Business, Housing, Economic Development—No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River

Spring 'Health Fair on the Block' was really Hot!Spring "Health Fair on the Block" was really Hot!

Education, Community Highlights—Spring "Health Fair on the Block" was really Hot!

The Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile is rolling your way!The Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile is rolling your way!

Community Events, Business Events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival—Help us Spread the Word Download the flyer HERE Download the flyer HERE

Bankers Building Bridges Together EventBankers Building Bridges Together Event

Community Events, Business Events—The City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, is bringing together potential homeowners and investors with Lenders. We have a focus on Micro Market Recovery Program properties. Click on… Continue

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

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 "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross Data, Reflects a Huge Success and Counting...

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—...everyone involved was invested in a project and felt from the botton of their hearts they made an impact on the community.

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646 W 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
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8036 South Racine
Chicago, IL 60620
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7900 S Halsted
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