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Enjoy The Day!

Whether working, relaxing or celebrating, enyoy the day. Happy Good Friday!

Auburn Gresham Tax Site Makes The Number$!

Thank You for using the Auburn Gresham Tax site!

At GADC March Madness Was Not Just About the Brackets

At GADC March Madness Was Not Just About the Brackets, take a moment and look at our teams win at Education, Health, Seniors, Technology for our residents and businesses.

Ms. Curry is Covered, It's Not Too Late!

Sometimes all you can do is close your eyes and give thanks. That's what Ms. Curry expressed when they finished her "Get Covered Illinois" health insurance application, in record time!

GetCovered on March 27th It Is Not Too Late

Auburn Gresham, Chatham and Greater Grand Crossing!!!!! The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation and St. Sabina Resource Center is holding a March Enrollment Madness Event to enroll as many residents and businesses as possible, on March 27th, 10-2pm conveniently located at 7801 S. State Street, Urban Partnership Bank, second floor, in the new off the "RedLine Computer Center," before Enrollment Closes March 31st!! 

Windy City Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Engagement Event t The West Pullman Library!

On Wednesday, April 2nd, from 6pm to 7:30pm, you are invited to attend Windy City Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Engagement Event at The West Pullman Library!

Chicago Vintage Home Series - "THIS OLD DREAM HOUSE"

Chicago neighborhoods are defintred by thier  bungalows, greystones, workers cottages ad other vintage homes. Many potential and existing homeowners have questions about how to assess the condidtions, repari needs, and unique architectuiral features of these buildins. Join Matt Cole of Neighborhood Housing Serviecs aof Chicago tolearn howe ot identify potential repair and maintenance issues prioritize repairs including energy efficiency and indoor air quality), and contractors.

Truancy in Chicago Public Schools Task Force Public Hearings

L.E.A.D.E.R.S Network sponsors "Truancy in Chicago Public Schools Task Force" meeting: March 10th, New Mt. Pilgram Missionary Baptist Church, 4301 W. Washington Street, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Public Hearing begins at 5:30pm.  Senator Jacqueline Collins sponsors, "Truancy in Chicago Public Schools Task Force" meeting:  in Auburn Gresham, April 28th, Urban Partnership Bank (Community Room), 7801 S. State Street, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Public Hearing begins at 5:30pm.


ComEd offers Flexible Payment Options and Finanicial Assistance to customers in need. Felixabele payment option are available through April 1, 2014. To learn more call 888-806-CARE (2273), option 2 or visit for more information.

Papa Buckner and the Dream Team Serves The Blues

Papa Buckner and the Dream Team serves "The Blues," during the semi-annual Breakfast and Blues for Seniors, Saturday, February 22nd, in the community room, at the Thurgood Marshall Library, hosted by the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation and their community partners.

Read Aloud. Change the World. World Read Aloud Day: March 5, 2014

There are two national days to recognize reading, Read Across America Day (March 3rd) and World Read Aloud Day on March 5th. What's your favorite book? What are you reading now? Who are you reading too?


World Read Aloud Day: March 5, 2014

There are two national days to recognize reading, Read Across America Day (March 3rd) and World Read Aloud Day on March 5th. What's your favorite book? What are you reading now? Who are you reading to? Let's make sure everyone in Auburn Gresham is engaged in reading aloud today and reading everyday!

White House Creating Opportunities To Elevate Boys and Young Men of Color

“There are a lot of kids out there who need help, who are getting a lot of negative reinforcement. And is there more that we can do to give them the sense that their country cares about them and values them and is willing to invest in them?” – President Obama, July 19, 2013. Thanks to the Atlantic Philanthropies, commitment to Elev8 programming, in Chicago's Auburn Gresham community -- there is Richlyn's Story.

CALL FOR RFP's: 79th Street Renaissance Festival

SSA#32 is releasing a Call for RFP's for Event Planners for the Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival.

Community Scandal Viewing Party 2.27.14

SCANDAL season will soon be upon us and all across Chicago Livvies are gearing up to be shocked, surprised, and stimulated by hottest couple on TV since Captain Kirk and Uhura! Join us for a community Scandal Viewing Party, at GADC 7901 S. Racine, on Thursday, February 27th! Don'f forget to teall ALL your friends, coworkers, and colleagues - especially SCANDAL fans! Event starts at 8:00pm, *Small entry fee* and valid ID  required.


Hadiya Pendleton's Friend Honored for Shielding Friend From Gunfire

The Boy Scouts of America will award Eagle Scout Lawrence D. Sellers with the Honor Medal later this week. Sellers will be recognized for selflessly shielding a friend from gunfire in Chicago’s Harsh Park last year where he received non-life-threatening wounds. Sellers was shot in the leg during the attack that killed his King College Prep classmate, Hadiya Pendleton, who has become a national symbol of Chicago’s violence.

The Courage To Love? A Community Discussion

Join community partners and learn what is involved in "The Courage To Love" project. We need your feedback and input to decide, as a community, if we make this investment to support the health and well-being of babies, our most vulnerable Auburn Gresham Community members. Feb. 19th, networking starts at 5:30pm, 7801 S. State Street, in the Urban Partnership Bank community room.

History of Auburn Gresham

The recent history of Auburn Gresham is somewhat similar to that of the areas that surround it: once predominantly Irish Catholic, the racial makeup of the neighborhood quickly changed in the the 1960s and 1970s when African Americans began moving into the area from surrounding communities. 

CATALYST CHICAGO'S Parent Resource Center

Looking for a school, a preschool program, child care, an after-school program or a phone number at Chicago Public Schools? Find them at Catalyst Chicago's Parent Resource Center.

Celebrating 28 Days of Of Auburn Gresham History

Celebrate the 28 days of February with us by sharing a moment in Auburn Gresham Black History. Just send a copy of your historic photo(s) and stories to Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) wants to highlight the historic works and events of our families, businesses, schools, commumity advocacy works and civil rights history that have occurred in the Auburn Gresham community. Share the good history in the hood during black history month 2014!

CAREGIVERS Need Care, Too!

If you are a caregiver, please join us and discuss ways you find time to care for yourself or talk about what you need as a caregiver. Friday, January 31st, Urban Partnership Bank, 7801 S. State, 2nd Floor Community Room, 6:00pm to 7:45pm. RSVP 773.483.3696. Be part of this "Fireside Chat" series where we talk about hot topics that are important to you!


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