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Auburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross

What an absolutely great time we had installing 428 FREE 10-year smoke alarms in 141 homes Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Fresh Moves is Looking for Drivers!

Urban Growers Collective is lookling is looking for Fresh Moves Outreach CDL Driver. See job description attached.

No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River

No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River

The Makings of a Strong Partnership: Chicago Cares and LISC Chicago

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 nation’s leading community development support organization, joined forces to accelerate impact in Chicago neighborhoods where both organizations were ope

Prepare for a Bright Future in the Solar Field!

Come learn how qualified organizations and community partners want to help prepare you for a career in solar.

New gym for Leo High School, community health center highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham

Community health highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham, building on a vision of quality of life excellence, the residents are ready for!

Seniors served just right at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues Event

We served a great meal and some down home blues at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors.

Carter G. Woodson Library, A South Side Institution Is Refurbished

Carter G. Woodson Library reopoens after major rennovations. The Carter G. Woodson Regional Library at 95th and Halsted was named for the father of Black History Month.

GAGDC Honors Local Senior Citizens with Breakfast

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) hosted a Breakfast and Blues event for seniors on Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Namoi & Sylvester Smith Senior Living, 8031 S. Halsted.

Auburn Gresham Tax Site Closed, 2/10, Due to Weather!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AUBURN GRESHAM TAX SITE WILL CLOSED TOMORROW (SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH) DUE TO THE CONTINUING HEAVY SNOWFALL!
 
New Divvy pricing offers more options for two-wheeled fun

The City of Chicago announced tweaks to the pricing structure for the Divvy bike share system.  Health and Wellness Taskforce, let's join the ride and get more Divvy in our communities!

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

February 2018 Business Education Workshops

The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located in Room 805 and Room 1103 at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL  60602. 

Help Serve Our Seniors at Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!

We're serving our Seniors! Come enjoy great live blues band, food and help us in the campaign to give a heart to our seniors, during the February 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors!

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

As you reflect today, during a day of service, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remember there is hope in continuing his works, I have a dream...

Welcome our New Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Network Manager!

Please join us in welcoming our new Neighborhood Network Manager Loukisha Pennix to the GAGDC family!

2018 Discounted Rate for 13th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival!

Happy New Year Vendors! GAGDC and SSA #32 appreciates your participation as a vendor in our ?festival last year and ?we ?want to lock you in again this year!  Get the discounted rate until 01/31!

LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout Chicago

In its third decade, LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning (QLP) is bringing equitable change to neighborhoods throughout Chicago. 

Families Have a Merry Christmas Thanks to More Great Partners!

Thanks to our Illinois State University partner network, we were able to extend Merry Christmas, to even more of our Auburn Gresham GOLD (AGGOLD) families.

The Joy of Giving the New Home Welcome Gift to One Lucky Winner

8633 S Parnell Ave is a beautiful, completely refurbished 1,900 sq. ft. home located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. It's all the home of new neighbors, the Lee'sm thanks to the Cook County Land Bank!

Chicago Bears Continue to show they Care, as Players host annual Holiday giving initiative

Bears players Jordan Howard and Kyle Fuller, along with other members of the Bears staff, held the annual Bears Care holiday giving initiative at Leo High School in Chicago.

$12 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS

The Illinois State Board of Education has released the fiscal year 2019 request for proposals (RFP) for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grants.

CCLC 21st Century Community Learning Center LOI (Letter of Intent) to Apply

The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) is publicly expressing its Intent to Apply for FY 2019 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grant funds. The GAGDC will work together with Network 11 Office and four of its Chicago Public Schools, in Auburn Gresham.

Happy Holidays from Chicago Cares!

From all of us here at Chicago Cares, we wish you and yours a joyous and festive holiday season. 

Healthcare Coverage Deadline for Small Business Owners - December 15th

Small business owners and self-employed workers are nearly three times more likely to purchase marketplace coverage. Unlike the last four years, the new deadline is December 15, 20171

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