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Chicago Shops Campaign Wants You to Spend Big, Shop Small by Supporting Neighborhood Businesses: #ChiBizShops

Shop Smart, Know Return Policies, and Beware of Scammers this Holiday!

You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1

The City of Chicago $1 Large Lot program is still open until July 21, 2018!

Ji explores Auburn Gresham | Part 2

Ji, from The Grid, Explores The Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Chicago’s southwest side. 

The Grid: Exploring the Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Welcome to “The Grid,” our in-depth look at Chicago’s neighborhoods. Today’s stop is Auburn Gresham!

Give Thanks!

From all of us at Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation, remember to help those in need and Give Thanks!

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

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.

Self-Care On The Table for Educators

What happens when a group of women gather to talk about taking care of themselves?

Thank You To Our Benefit Dinner Sponsors

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation is appreciative of all of the sponsors for our 2018 Benefit Dinner & Award Ceremony!

Home Fire Prevention Month

Just the thought of your home on fire can be incredibly scary — but don’t let that stop you from preparing.

City of Chicago SBIF Districts in Auburn Gresham OPEN for New Applications!

The following Auburn Gresham SBIF Districts, 79th Street Coorridor and  79thare open for new applications this month for an open application period during October.

Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property

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 Street in Chicago’s Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

United Way of Metro Chicago names new CEO Sean Garrett, a career-long employee of the organization, comes here from United Way of Central Carolinas.

A career-long United Way employee, he comes to Chicago from Charlotte, N.C., where he was executive director of United Way of Central Carolinas. Garrett, 36, replaces Wendy DuBoe, who became CEO in 2012.

A COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER: THE ANNUAL 79TH STREET RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL IN AUBURN GRESHAM

A COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER: THE ANNUAL 79TH STREET RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL IN AUBURN GRESHAM

Dan's Soul Food Bakery and Eatery a SBIF Highlight in the Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Dan's Bakery and Eatery in 79th/Southwest Highway SBIF, is a Souttwest Corridor Collaborative local business update at its best.

GAGDC TO HOST FIRST BENEFIT DINNER IN THE FALL

SAVE THE DATE! GAGDC WILL HOST IT'S 1ST BENEFIT DINNER, OCTOBER 25, 2018, SPONSORHIPS AND TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW.

Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!

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 plan to bring living wage jobs to a building anchored by a state of art health facility, to make it so....

Urban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers Served

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 customers with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Auburn Gresham Elementary Principals Band Together To Raise Literacy Levels

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and United Way of Metro Chicago are working to transform the lives of neighborhood students, families through new Auburn Gresham GOLD initiative.

School Is out for CPS students, Some Network 11 Teachers Are Ready to Learn

School Is Out For CPS Students, Yet Not for Some Network 11 Teachers Who Are Prepping to Learning New Literacy Techniques.

AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVE

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

Women’s Business Development Center hosts Rise Up: From Educator to Entrepreneur

Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo Honors Outstanding Child Care Providers and Activists, Provides Chicagoland Business Leaders with Tools to Move Their Business Forward

Auburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross Data, Reflects a Huge Success and Counting...

...everyone involved was invested in a project and felt from the botton of their hearts they made an impact on the community. 

Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School

Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School

Spring "Health Fair on the Block" was really Hot!

Spring "Health Fair on the Block" was really Hot!

A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

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