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Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle HUB Proclaims Hope for a Deserving Community

In a neighborhood that for generations has been disinvested now comes a financial windfall. "Now we're here proclaiming, yes! There's hope being instilled, there's resources coming," said Carlos Nelson, Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation CEO.

Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a community inclusive of an urban farming campus , a long vacant building anchored by a health center, urban farm to life.

Auburn Gresham wins $10M to revitalize neighborhood

Auburn Gresham won $10 million to help revitalize parts of the neighborhood

Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!

Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!

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

Always Growing, Auburn Gresham has been awarded the first ever Chicago Prize, a $10 million grant competition of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation that sought to invest in collaborative initiatives using physical development to spur economic activity, strengthen civic infrastructure, and improve the safety, well-being, and economic mobility of residents in the city’s South and/or West sides.

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

The distribution is among several events part of the efforts by Chicago’s Racial Equity Rapid Response Team. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the creation of the team in early April, which includes a partnership with community organizations like the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation, Austin Coming Together and South Shore Works.

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

Washington-- The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $3,548,485,000 in New Markets Tax Credits today that will spur investment and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. A total of 76 Community Development Entities (CDEs) were awarded tax credit allocations, made through the calendar year (CY) 2019 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).

Your Neighborhood: Auburn Gresham | Community Reporting Series

Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood is a majority Black, working-class community that at the beginning of the pandemic was considered a hot spot for cases of COVID-19; the neighborhood saw the first coronavirus death in Illinois.

Mayor's Office Announced CARE ACT Funding For Two Projects

Mayor's Office Announced CARE ACT Funding For Two Projects in the running for the Chicago Prize.

Together Now: Chicago’s Fund to Rebuild Our Neighborhoods

In collaboration with the City of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust and One Chicago Fund have launched the Together Now fund to raise funds from certain Chicago’s philanthropies, corporations, and individuals and from other federal and City funds, all of which will be granted to entities that will in turn make grants to small businesses across the City.

Glimpses from the front lines: Food and compassion during COVID-19

The new pop-up partners, like the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation, are feeding people in communities that have suffered for years from disinvestment, structural racism, and as a result, high rates of food insecurity. 

Rapid Resource Information Line - TOPICS@2pm June Week #6 Lineup!

Join us every day for interesting topics around community engagement, health, finances, COVID-19 updates and many more! The latest topics for GAGDC's Rapid Resource Information Line (RRIL), call in everyday to 1-727-731-8195, from 1:55pm - 2:15pmto hear 5-10 minutes of key topics to keep you connnected. 

COVID-19 Response Effort - Food Stability Pop-Up

When a already existing food desert becomes even more arid, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) Pops-up into a call to action,

Anonymous African American donors step up to tackle food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic

ABC News Live takes us inside Chicago's Auburn Gresham community.

Topics @2pm: Call the Rapid Resource Information Line!

The latest topics for GAGDC's Rapid Resource Information Line (RRIL), call in everyday to 1-727-731-8195, from 1:55pm - 2:15pm, to hear 5-10 minutes of key topics to keep you connnected.

Auburn Gresham COVID-19 VIRTUAL Town Hall Recap

The City's Racial Equity Rapid Response Team (RERRT) https://www.chicago.gov/…/press…/2020/april/RERRTUpdate.html - is partnering with local community organizations and is hosting tele-town halls to provide targeted information and receive direct input from residents in communities that have been most heavily impacted.

COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for Auburn Gresham Residents 4/25!

The Office of Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation invite you join a COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for residents living in or near Auburn Gresham.

Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

Join the Office of the Mayor, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp and Neighborhood Network Partners this Saturday, 4/25th, at 10:30am for a VIRTUAL TOWN HALL on FACEBOOK or Call In 1-312-535-8110 Access Code: 964 351 919 Access code: 964 351 919. 

TONIGHT, 4/22 7PM CT |Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland to host BET COVID-19 Benefit Concert Saving Ourselves
WBEZ RESET: The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund
United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust created The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to support nonprofits serving many in need.
Join Us for GAGDC Rapid Resource Info Line "Community Relevant Topic" Conference Calls!

In the spirit of innovation, creativity and connectivity, GAGDC has created a series of relevant topics to share.  March 30th, plan to join us for the kick-off of GAGDC Rapid Response Community Conference Calls at Phone: 1.605.313.4414 Access Code: 125539

Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach

Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach-- Mayor Lightfoot, already worried the city could lose billions of dollars in the 2020 headcount, had worked to boost participation. Now COVID-19 is creating a major new hurdle.

TIME SENSITIVE: City creates grants to help residents with rent, mortgage payments

Housing Assitance Grant Applications are online at    Grants will be $1,000.  Applications will be taken only until 11:59 pm on Wednesday, April 1.

Pritzker to order schools to close from Tuesday until March 30

Govenor Pritzker cancels schools in IL in an effort to contain coronavirus

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!

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