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Yoga at the Virtual Community Center!

Join our Virtual Community Center! Learn at your leisure from the comfort of your home! Upcoming class vitural YOGA!

Artists in Residence in four INVEST South/West neighborhoods - Auburn Gresham Selected Dorian Sylvain!

Mayor Lightfoot announced the artist residence program in four neighborhoods on the south and west sides. artists were selected through a community led process. This will lead to public art and cultural programs for Auburn Gresham, Austin, Englewood and new city back of the yards!

AUBURN GRESHAM SAYS THANK YOU TOO AS-- Mayor Lightfoot Celebrates Accomplishments of Invest South/West on One-Year Anniversary!

AUBURN GRESHAM SAYS THANK YOU and LET'S GET STARTED! AS Mayor’s signature initiative has laid the foundation for equitable, long-term economic development in 10 South and West Side communities and catalyzed nearly $400 million of committed investment. 

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

Commissioner Rosa Escareno joined Mayor Lightfoot and the Public Health Commissioner to announce the reinstatement of targeted business restrictions to combat the recent and alarming rise of COVID-19 cases. Effective tomorrow, Friday, October 23 at 6:00 a.m.

Meet Auburn Gresham - United Way of Metro Chicago Neighborhood Network

United Way Metro Chicago Highlights Auburn Gresham's Neigborhood Network work. That's what's up!

United Way Wins Innovation Award!

COVID-19 Response Fund — launched by United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust in March — wins the “Collaboration Award” at the Chicago Innovation Awards.

Restaurant collective targets Atlanta

Jamal Wilson, the developer behind The Hall on Franklin in Tampa, Florida, signed a lease for a 17,323-square-foot storefront in Atlanta, marking the first time the restaurant collective will open a location outside its home state

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive

We are collecting coats for young people! All sizes are needed (new coats only please). Drop off at GAGDC office. See flyer for more details. 

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive

We are collecting coats for young people! All sizes are needed (new coats only please). Drop off at GAGDC office. See flyer for more details. 

Fall Health Fair on the Block 20201

GAGDC is back with another Health Fair on the Block! Join us outside of 7901 S. Racine Street on October 9th for a (safe!), fun time. We will be hosting from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be COVID testing, flu vaccines, and many more resources. Don't forget to wear a mask, see you there! 

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