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CONNECT 2014-2015 Launches at Westcott and MaderoCONNECT 2014-2015 Launches at Westcott and Madero

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

Auburn Gresham Health And Wellness Center Grand Opening!Auburn Gresham Health And Wellness Center Grand Opening!

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

Community-Based Research in Action: Health Specialist's RX For the CommunityCommunity-Based Research in Action: Health Specialist's RX For the Community

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

SSA#32 Ties a Bow On South Side Business DistrictSSA#32 Ties a Bow On South Side Business District

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

Community Fireside Chat: Holiday Safety TechniquesCommunity Fireside Chat: Holiday Safety Techniques

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 GOLD Celebrates Family Game Night!Auburn Gresham GOLD Celebrates Family Game Night!

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

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Let's Kick Obesity To The Curb!Let's Kick Obesity To The Curb!

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!

Bring Tax Refunds To Your CommunityBring Tax Refunds To Your Community

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

Red Carpet Premiere Of The Pillars Of Auburn GreshamRed Carpet Premiere Of The Pillars Of Auburn Gresham

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

Westcott Elemntary 'Space to Grow' FINAL Community MeetingWestcott Elemntary "Space to Grow" FINAL Community Meeting

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

Red Velvet Shop Local Shopping and Education Event Helps Small Businesses Get In The Black!Red Velvet Shop Local Shopping and Education Event Helps Small Businesses Get In The Black!

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

Community Building New Beginnings for VeteransCommunity Building New Beginnings for Veterans

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

Community Plan To 'Reoccupy Buildings In 2015!'Community Plan To "Reoccupy Buildings In 2015!"

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

Congratulations To Our Neighborhood Heroes!Congratulations To Our Neighborhood Heroes!

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

W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION GRANTS $1.9 MILLION TO EXPAND AUBURN GRESHAM GOLDW.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION GRANTS $1.9 MILLION TO EXPAND AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD

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

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon HighLyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon High

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

Join Us for 2014 Breakfast and Blues For Seniors!Join Us for 2014 Breakfast and Blues For Seniors!

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

Storycatchers Theatre Presents Street Life StoriesStorycatchers Theatre Presents Street Life Stories

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

GADC Applies For ISBE 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for FY2015GADC Applies For ISBE 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for FY2015

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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