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Chicago Large Lots Program Offers Property in Auburn Gresham for $1Chicago Large Lots Program Offers Property in Auburn Gresham for $1

All news—The Large Lots land sale program has been expanded to London's Auburn Gresham neighborhood, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday, where there are 100 city-owned lots available.

2016 Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site2016 Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—2016 Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site, starts Saturday, January 23, 2016. There is a new and improved locaiton, thanks to the upgraded, St. Sabina Community and Technology Center. The new location is… Continue

YOUR VOICE MATTERS FEBRUARY 2016  TASK FORCE  Meeting SCHEDULEYOUR VOICE MATTERS FEBRUARY 2016 TASK FORCE Meeting SCHEDULE

All events—Click link to download the February YOUR VOICE MATTERS Task Force Schedule February 2016 Your Voice Matters Task Force Meeting Schedule Housing February 4 , 2016 Neighborhoo Housing… Continue

'Dealing With the Storm: Mental Health and Resiliency WVON 1690AM"Dealing With the Storm: Mental Health and Resiliency WVON 1690AM

Community Events—Loving thy self while dealing with the storm is a challenge but can be done. With the need for counseling and mental health services we want to provide you information on how to cope with issues such… Continue

State Works on Developing Jobs and TechnologyState Works on Developing Jobs and Technology

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—llinois State Treasurer’s Office is preparing the final touches for the Illinois Growth and Innovation Fund. They will be making investments in technology funds that invest in businesses based… Continue

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights, Newsletter—"This is a story of the people. Of hopes and dreams, of challenge and change. It is an American story. This story and struggle that started many centuries ago, continues today—with you."… Continue

ISU’s aspiring teachers help give Chicago students a voiceISU’s aspiring teachers help give Chicago students a voice

Illinois State University Chicago Teacher Pipeline—Written by, Tommy Navickas , Illinois State University, January 12, 2016 John Cook Elementary students in Auburn Gresham deliver a slam poetry performance in front of a crowd of 500… Continue

Poetry Group Brings Together Simeon H.S. and Cook Elementary StudentsPoetry Group Brings Together Simeon H.S. and Cook Elementary Students

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News—Thanks to a partnership between her Cook Elementary, and Simeon Career Academy, the youth are able to better express themselves and work on public speaking.

ROYAL (Revolution of Young Artists as Leaders) 2015 Poetry Slam Cook Elementry Mentored by Simeon Career Academy!ROYAL (Revolution of Young Artists as Leaders) 2015 Poetry Slam Cook Elementry Mentored by Simeon Career Academy!

Community Events—JOIN US! Students will present their final performance to Illinois State University Education Students on November 12, 2015 from 1pm-4pm, at Cook Elementary School , 8150 S Bishop St, Chicago, IL… Continue

Peoples Gas Shows Blues Comes From Within!'Peoples Gas Shows Blues Comes From Within!"

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Peoples Gas joined in the fun, to celebrate the 11th year of giving back to senior residents in the community, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) hosted it's fun and free … Continue

Living in a Transit-Oriented Development Should Be an Option for EveryoneLiving in a Transit-Oriented Development Should Be an Option for Everyone

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—In a Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) public dialogue, just days before city coucil's vote on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD).Carlos Nelson, Executive Director of the Greater Auburn… Continue

Your Voice Matters - Join A TASK FORCE TEAM At Our COMMUNITY Quality-of-Life Planning Meeting 10/29!Your Voice Matters - Join A TASK FORCE TEAM At Our COMMUNITY Quality-of-Life Planning Meeting 10/29!

The Vision, Local Businesses, Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news, Newsletter—Your Voice Matters! Come Join a COMMUNITY TASK FORCE TEAM, to develop an updated plan to revitalize OUR neighborhood. Your Voice Matters Quality-of-Life Planning Rollout meeting on Thursday, October… Continue

Community Grand Rounds - Families Effected by Violence And How They Cope!Community Grand Rounds - Families Effected by Violence And How They Cope!

Community Highlights—University of Chicago Medicine and its Community Partners invite you to the first Community GRAND ROUNDS of 2016, Feb. 23rd, 6pm, 6220 S Ingleside . This session is not to be missed. This event will… Continue

Renaissance Festival 2016 Volunteer Training ScheduleRenaissance Festival 2016 Volunteer Training Schedule

Local Businesses, Community Highlights—Please read the full sotry to see the Renaissance Festival 2016 Volunteer Training Schedule. We look forward to another successful community event!

Westcott Elementary School Family Game Night, Two-Generations Going for the GOLD!Westcott Elementary School Family Game Night, Two-Generations Going for the GOLD!

Education, Community Highlights—Annual Family Game Night at Westcott Elementary School, October 15, 2015 was another big success, for Auburn Gresham GOLD two-generation education initiative!

World War II Veterans Still Our Local HeroesWorld War II Veterans Still Our Local Heroes

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Jack Lyle, a local veteran, fought in WWII in Italy. In spite of all his life experiences, that came during and as a result of war, this is important to him. Even as important to him, is sailing. He… Continue

GADC's Del-Marie Nelson Traveled to DC With Chicago Youth to Perform Her Poetry!GADC's Del-Marie Nelson Traveled to DC With Chicago Youth to Perform Her Poetry!

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Congratulations to Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), Public Allies Chicago (PAC) member, Del Marie Nelson who travelled to Washington D.C., with a group of Chicago youth to… Continue

Spread The Good News, Auburn Gresham Summer Camp 2015 Gets GOLD StarSpread The Good News, Auburn Gresham Summer Camp 2015 Gets GOLD Star

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The Auburn Gresham GOLD Summer Camp provided four weeks of fun and learning enrichment to students attending one of our five GOLD elementary schools and within our service border! Thanks for checking… 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

Senator Shares Good Budget News From SpringfieldSenator Shares Good Budget News From Springfield

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—At a time when community based organizations like Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation work to sustain the partnerships with high quality organization to refer our clients, some good news… Continue

Local Business Trains 'Urban Green Team' For OSHA Construction Safety CertificationLocal Business Trains "Urban Green Team" For OSHA Construction Safety Certification

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Improving the health and safety of Urban Green Team employees is a key goal and part of the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation’s (GADC) strategy to provide employee’s… Continue

Mr. Gee's A Local GemMr. Gee's A Local Gem

Business Spotlight—Mr. Gee’s Supper Club is a south side “Gem.” It is a great venue to host a wedding reception or and upcoming graduation party. In addition to hosting weddings and graduation… Continue

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