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INVEST South/West Auburn Gresham Artist-in-Residence Closing Out the Summer with a Bang!

Colors of Community, Dorian Sylvain's capstone project as Artist-in-Residence for Auburn Gresham with the city's INVEST South/West initiative, unveiling and dedication, Saturday, August 13th.

ComEd Extends Deadline for Nonprofits to Apply for $1.8 Million in Grants to Support Climate-Friendly Programs

ComEd Extends Deadline for Nonprofits to Apply for $1.8 Million in Grants to Support Climate-Friendly Programs

Illinois’ sales tax holiday on back-to-school gear starts Friday

Shoppers in Illinois looking to stock up on school supplies, clothing and other back-to-school gear can look forward to saving a bit on sales tax starting Friday, August 5 - August 14, 2022.

Rapid Info / Resource Call-in Line | Every Wednesday and Friday at 6PM | Call 551-241-6209

Please update your records, the new Rapid Info Response Line phone nmber is 551-241-6209. Dial in for community updates every Wednesday and Friday at 6pm. All are welcome to listen in!

Upcoming City of Chicago Business Education Webinars
Upcoming BACP Business Education Webinars through March 19th and many more updates...
Auburn Gresham Metra station will complement 79th Street corridor revitalization

Auburn Gresham Metra station will complement 79th Street corridor revitalization

United Way Impact Grants – Additional information session and office hours

United Way Metro Chicago - Community Impact Grant, increased our capacity for July 6th's session, and have also added a session on July 7th at 1pm.

Congratulations United Way on 10 Years of Impact With Neighborhoods!

New Video Captures 10 Years of Impact

Auburn Gresham Seniors Came Together to "Sing the Blues"

Breakfast and Blues...

Elevating Stories of #Climate Equity on Chicago Access Network (CAN TV)

Watch GAGDC team in the June episode of "Elevating Stories of Climate Equity. You Tube or CAN TV. Click on story to get details on the link!

Case studies on how Data Equity Cohort Members use Cityscape, including GAGDC's Christa Hunt

Anjulie Rao wrote four case studies from interviews with, from left to right, Ms. Cassandra Sneed, Christa Hunt (GAGDC), Carlos Robles-Shanahan, and Felicia Slaton-Young. 

The South Side is getting a facility to turn food waste into natural gas

GAGDC is one the largest class b investors in a renewable gas project in Auburn Gresham will include a anaerobic food digester that will use food waste to produce renewable natural gas.

Behind on Housing Due to COVID-19

Behind on Housing Due to COVID-19 due to COVID-19? Keep reading resources are available.

Earth Day Celebration at Barton Elementary is the Bomb!

Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) partnered with the Stein Learning to bring  Earth Day celebration to, Barton Elementary School. 

GAGDC and Elevate Amp up for Seniors!

...with the first 20 seniors scheduled for application intake, GAGDC was amped up with the collaboration of Elevate.

MAPSCorps is Hiring!
MAPSCorps is Hiring for summer of 2022!
ARPA Funding - City, County, and State Grant Opportunities

REMINDER: ARPA Funding - City, County, and State Grant Opportunities

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson Is Pounding The Pavement In Auburn Gresham

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson with CBS News at Afro Joe's February airing Feb 25th!

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson Is Pounding The Pavement In Auburn Gresham

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson with CBS News at Afro Joe's February airing Feb 25th!

February is Black History Month! (Blog)

A GAGDC Afrolatino staffer shares his Brown story, with fun fact and author also of mixed heritage this Black History Month! Learn more about his story...

GAGDC's vaccine equity in Auburn Gresham and the near south region recognized by the CDC!

GAGDC's vaccine equity service in Auburn Gresham and the near south region, continues to be a big success. Check out us being recognized by the CDC!

February is Black History Month! (Blog)

Check out GAGDC's first Black History 2022 story submitted by Anthony Williams, Healthy Chicago Equity Zone (HCEZ), outreach supervisor. He basically dropped the mic on finding this black history fact. Stay tuned as other staff share their moment or memory in black history, throughout February. Enjoy!

Promoting Stronger Neighborhoods One Network and Partner at a Time - AGNN!

Auburn Gresham has a vision for a strong future. A collaboration of residents, businesses, partners and the city of Chicago are in it together!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Inside the Chicago Freedom Movement

“If you can move Chicago, you can move the country.” – Shermann “Dilla” Thomas, the Urban Historian  

CITY OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES VACCINE REQUIREMENTS FOR RESTAURANTS, BARS, GYMS, AND OTHER INDOOR PUBLIC PLACES

Effective January 3, 2022, for Chicago per Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), and the Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) any individual 5 years of age or older will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to dine indoors, visit gyms, or enjoy entertainment venues where food or drink are being served. This new requirement goes into effect on 

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