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Auburn Gresham Health Fair on the Block (Get Tested for Free)Auburn Gresham Health Fair on the Block (Get Tested for Free)

Community Events, Business Events—Must social distance as best as possible. MUST wear a mask! ?? COVID-19 Test Site will be Open for FREE TESTING! We want everyone to be tested. Let’s Auburn Gresham show them how it is done!… Continue

Free Reusable Mask Giveaways June 25th!Free Reusable Mask Giveaways June 25th!

Community Events, Business Events—It is proven, Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask! Medline is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shielde of IL, YECA and Knowality to distribute free reusable cloth masks to… Continue

Together Now: Chicago’s Fund to Rebuild Our NeighborhoodsTogether Now: Chicago’s Fund to Rebuild Our Neighborhoods

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—In collaboration with the City of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust and One Chicago Fund have launched the Together Now fund to raise funds from certain Chicago’s philanthropies,… Continue

Food Stability 'Pop Up'  Tuesdays at 10:00amFood Stability "Pop Up" Tuesdays at 10:00am

SSA #69 Meetings, Business Events, Community Events, All events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, SSA #32 Meetings—The need for food in our community has never been greater. Every $ makes a difference to support our neighbors facing hunger. Thank you for helping make Chicago's Auburn Gresham a Food Stable… Continue

Rapid Resource Information Line - TOPICS@2pm June Week #5 Lineup!Rapid Resource Information Line - TOPICS@2pm June Week #5 Lineup!

Business Events, Community Events, SSA #32 Meetings, SSA #69 Meetings—The latest topics for GAGDC's Rapid Resource Information Line (RRIL), call in everyday to 1-727-731-8195 , from 1 :55pm - 2:15pm , to hear 5-10 minutes of key topics to keep you connnected.

COVID-19 Rapid Relief FundCOVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund

HOME—Thank you for your Donation to GAGDC's Community COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund! The Rapid Relief Fund will support financially burdened individuals and families during this national emergency caused by… Continue

COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for Auburn Gresham Residents 4/25!COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for Auburn Gresham Residents 4/25!

The Vision, Local Businesses, Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news, Newsletter—The Office of Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation invite you join a COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for residents living in or near Auburn Gresham.

Topics @2pm: Call the Rapid Resource Information Line!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The latest topics for GAGDC's Rapid Resource Information Line (RRIL), call in everyday to 1-727-731-8195, from 1:55pm - 2:15pm, to hear 5-10 minutes of key topics to keep you connnected.

TONIGHT, 4/22 7PM CT |Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland to host BET COVID-19 Benefit Concert Saving OurselvesTONIGHT, 4/22 7PM CT |Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland to host BET COVID-19 Benefit Concert Saving Ourselves

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news

TIME SENSITIVE: City creates grants to help residents with rent, mortgage paymentsTIME SENSITIVE: City creates grants to help residents with rent, mortgage payments

Business, Housing, Economic Development—Housing Assitance Grant Applications are online at Grants will be $1,000. Applications will be taken only until 11:59 pm on Wednesday, April 1.

Coronavirus has hit Chicago's African American communitiesCoronavirus has hit Chicago's African American communities

Community Events—The coronavirus has hit Chicago's African American communities especially hard, and the numbers are staggering. Tonight at 9:30 on FOX 32 News, we examine the issues and solutions for African… Continue

'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

Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Green Era Live on WBEZ RESET Radio Show!Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Green Era Live on WBEZ RESET Radio Show!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Green Era Live on WBEZ RESET Radio Show!

Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALLAuburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

Business Events, Community Events, SSA #32 Meetings, All events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival—Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALL Join the Office of the Mayor, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp and Neighborhood Network Partners this Saturday at 10:30am for a VIRTUAL… Continue

Chicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/WestChicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/West

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Chicago’s new planning commissioner, Maurice Cox, observed something very quickly when he met with community groups across the city. An empty building on West 79th Street, owned by the Greater… Continue

WBEZ RESET: The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response FundWBEZ RESET: The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust created The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to support nonprofits serving many in need.

Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreachCoronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach-- Mayor Lightfoot, already worried the city could lose billions of dollars in the 2020 headcount, had worked to boost participation. Now COVID-19 is… Continue

SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster InformationSBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Information

Business News—On March 19th the U.S. Small Business Administration approved Governor Pritzker's application for an economic injury declaration due to the coronavirus. Now small businesses across the state of… Continue

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

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

INVEST South/WestINVEST South/West

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—INVEST South/West is an unprecedented community improvement initiative from Mayor Lightfoot to marshal the resources of multiple City departments, community organizations and corporate partners… Continue

Network News: Updates from the Chicago Rehab NetworkNetwork News: Updates from the Chicago Rehab Network

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation staff capacity building is in full effect! The Chicago Rehab Network's real estate development training is highly regarded across the country. Check out… Continue

New Metra station coming to Auburn Gresham neighborhoodNew Metra station coming to Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—After years of planning, Metra and government officials on Monday announced a timetable to design and start construction of a new station in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city’s South… Continue

14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!

Local Businesses, The Vision, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights, Newsletter—14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!

Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Join the campaign to help the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Building and other redevelopment projects become our neighborhood reality on 79th Street. #Rebuild79

Brewer Coffee and Custard 79th Street Corridor TIFBrewer Coffee and Custard 79th Street Corridor TIF

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The story of Brewer Coffee and Custard began with a family recipe. Owner Elijah Brewer III started experimenting with his mother's custard recipe at home and had a dream of one day owning his own… Continue

Safe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in AugustSafe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in August

Community Highlights, Newsletter—Auburn Gresham is taking back and revitalizing Morganway Community Garden to baack to its once beaufiful and family friendly community space, thanks to volunteers, community support and a Safe and… Continue

Metra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on TrackMetra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on Track

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, Newsletter—The new Metra stations that will be built at Auburn Park near 79th Street, is back on track!

Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Closes 2019 With Record Returns!Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Closes 2019 With Record Returns!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site is open through Tax Day, April 15th. This year Ladder Up has joined forces with Center for Economic Progress and it's been a great tax season, offering the same great… Continue

Huge Thank You to our Breakfast & Blues for Seniors Sponsors and Volunteers!Huge Thank You to our Breakfast & Blues for Seniors Sponsors and Volunteers!

Community Events—Thank you to all the seniors who joined us for free food (huge hot breakfast), free fun, and dancing to a live Blues Band. We geninuely love to spread lots of love to our seniors and community, at… Continue

GAGDC Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) training gives tips for completing the applicationGAGDC Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) training gives tips for completing the application

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The deadline to submit the City of Chicago Neighborhood Opportunity Fund, for this current round is March 5th! Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation's Special Service Area team held training… Continue

Auburn Gresham looks to help those who help us, Give to the Red CrossAuburn Gresham looks to help those who help us, Give to the Red Cross

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The Red Crosss helped Auburn Gresham "Sound the Alarm" and installed almost 500 smoke detectors, free of charge in the homes of local residents. To us, this is why the R ed Cross Annual Fund Drive is… Continue

006th District Community Policing Strategy Meeting

Community Events, Business Events—You are invited to participate ad have your voice heard in making a difference at the 6th District Community Engagement Event! Friday, March 15, 2019, at 6:00pm, 800 E. 78th Street, in the Chatham… Continue

Update New Chicago Ordinance Aimed at Encouraging, Regulating Pop-Ups

Business, Housing, Economic Development—Starting a small business can be a daunting undertaking. Developing a strong business plan, securing funding and offering a product or service that people will want are hurdles that often stop a… Continue

Community Meeting: Space to Grow and Westcott Elementary New School Yard, All Are Welcome!Community Meeting: Space to Grow and Westcott Elementary New School Yard, All Are Welcome!

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—On next Wednesday, January 16th , Space to Grow and Westcott will have their first community meeting for the new schoolyard. You all are welcome to join. The meeting will be from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM… Continue

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Honored by Cook County Board For Community ServiceThe Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Honored by Cook County Board For Community Service

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—GAGDC honored by Toni Preckwinkle and the County Board, on November 13, 2018, for their comminitment, support and outstanding services to the Greater Auburn Gresham Communties.

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!

The Grid: Exploring the Auburn Gresham neighborhoodThe Grid: Exploring the Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Education, Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Welcome to “The Grid,” our in-depth look at Chicago’s neighborhoods. Today’s stop is Auburn Gresham!

Ji explores Auburn Gresham | Part 2Ji explores Auburn Gresham | Part 2

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Ji, from The Grid, Explores The Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Chicago’s southwest side.

Self-Care On The Table for EducatorsSelf-Care On The Table for Educators

Education, Community Highlights—What happens when a group of women gather to talk about taking care of themselves?

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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