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News from past 90 days

‘This was so cool!’ A new take on Baby Shark for Auburn Gresham School Kids

A shark invasion was a welcome respite for a south side Chicago neighborhood that has suffered losses from COVID-19 and gun violence.

UPDATE: Neighborhood Opportunity Fund is open! Apply by Friday, Sept. 24

than $4 million in funding available for small businesses, non-profits and cultural institutions across Chicago’s West, Southwest and South sides. The deadline for applications is Friday, Sept. 24. 

Auburn Gresham Annual Business Forum Recap

GAGDC business team brings back the annual business forum, in a virtual format. It was well received by local, city and state business leaders!

Food Stability Pop Up

We are the post office of food pop ups, neither rain sleet snow nor polar vortex shall stop us!!!!

Upcoming City of Chicago Business Education Webinars
Upcoming BACP Business Education Webinars through March 19th and many more updates...
Auburn Gresham Evaluation Committee - Video Recap

Evergreen/Imagine development team DPD hosted an Evaluation Committee last week on July 22, 2021. Click the link in story to see the meeting video recap.

Revitalizing Auburn Gresham: One Organization Changes a Community’s Landscape - United Way of Metro Chicago
United Way Metro Chicago AmeriCorps volunteers (Tate Samata and Jessica Jones) did a great story on Auburn Gresham.  It includes a video narrated by Jessica. I hope you enjoy it and can use it.
Auburn Gresham Healthy Hub Awarded Support from Chicago Bears!

Chicago Bears award the Healthy Hub $611,000!

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!

Chicago Department of Public Health Releases "The State of Health for Blacks in Chicago

Chicago Department of Public Health Releases "The State of Health for Blacks in Chicago"

Mental Heath Fair Draws Resources and to Address all Dimenisions Health

Be Kind to Your Mind was GAGDC's first health fair, touchingn all dimenions of health, yet focusing solely on mental health.

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