Meet Auburn Gresham - United Way of Metro Chicago Neighborhood NetworkMeet Auburn Gresham - United Way of Metro Chicago Neighborhood Network

The Vision, Local Businesses, Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news, Newsletter—United Way Metro Chicago Highlights Auburn Gresham's Neigborhood Network work. That's what's up!

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive a Big Success!Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive a Big Success!

Community Events—We collected over 55 coats (new coats only please) for children, during the weeks of October 16… Continue

Fall Health Fair on the Block 20201Fall Health Fair on the Block 20201

Community Highlights, All news—GAGDC is back with another Health Fair on the Block! Join us outside of 7901 S. Racine Street on… Continue

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… Continue

United Way Wins Innovation Award!United Way Wins Innovation Award!

Community Highlights, All news—COVID-19 Response Fund — launched by United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community… 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… Continue

2020 PlayStreets Auburn Gresham2020 PlayStreets Auburn Gresham

Community Events—AUBURN GRESHAM

Pritzker Traubert Foundation announces recipient of the Chicago Prize - Official Press ReleasePritzker Traubert Foundation announces recipient of the Chicago Prize - Official Press Release

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Always Growing, Auburn Gresham has been awarded the first ever Chicago Prize, a $10 million grant… Continue

The State of Illinois and Green Era Announce $32M Investment in New Renewable Energy & Urban Farming Campus on Chicago’s South SideThe State of Illinois and Green Era Announce $32M Investment in New Renewable Energy & Urban Farming Campus on Chicago’s South Side

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The State of Illinois and Green Era Announce $32M Investment in New Renewable Energy & Urban… Continue

AGREEN THUMB’S - UPAGREEN THUMB’S - UP

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—State gives boost to urban farm project that is expected to bring jobs, food, renewable energy to… Continue

Chicago Group Given $10 Million For Community Redevelopment In Auburn GreshamChicago Group Given $10 Million For Community Redevelopment In Auburn Gresham

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—The “Always Growing, Auburn Gresham” group received the grant from the Pritzker… Continue

Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle HUB Proclaims Hope for a Deserving CommunityAuburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle HUB Proclaims Hope for a Deserving Community

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—In a neighborhood that for generations has been disinvested now comes a financial windfall. "Now… Continue

Auburn Gresham wins $10M to revitalize neighborhood

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham won $10 million to help revitalize parts of the neighborhood

Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable FoundationAuburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a community inclusive of an… Continue

How A COVID-19 ‘Rapid Response Team’ In Chicago Is Working To Fix Decades Of Neglect In Black, Latinx Communities

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The distribution is among several events part of the efforts by Chicago’s Racial Equity Rapid… 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… 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… Continue

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

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… 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… 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… 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… Continue

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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… Continue

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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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,… 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,… 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… 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… Continue

CDFI Fund Announces More Than $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax CreditsCDFI Fund Announces More Than $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Washington-- The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial… 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!

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.… Continue

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… 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… Continue

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… 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… 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… Continue

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… 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

2020 PlayStreets Auburn Gresham

Community—AUBURN GRESHAM SCHEDULE VIRTUAL and SOCIAL DISTANCING PlayStreets Activations 1) End of Summer Camp… Continue

NBDC update: Chicago Tightening Restrictions in Response to Second Wave of COVID-19NBDC update: Chicago Tightening Restrictions in Response to Second Wave of COVID-19

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Commissioner Rosa Escareno joined Mayor Lightfoot and the Public Health Commissioner to announce… Continue

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