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Auburn Gresham in the News

The Auburn Gresham community has partnered with several residents, businesses and organizations who have graciously contributed their time and efforts to illustrate on our successes as Chicago's Best Kept Secret. Occasionally, we have an opportunity to share some of our practices and reflections.

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Mayor Lightfoot Wraps Up Community Listening Tour to Form Partnerships and Learn About Key Neighborhood Priorities
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined the One Chicago for All Alliance to wrap up a six-part “community listening tour” that the mayor participated in throughout Chicago from April to June.
Metra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on Track
The new Metra stations that will be built at Auburn Park near 79th Street, is back on track!
Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Closes 2019 With Record Returns!
Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site is open through Tax Day, April 15th. This year Ladder Up has joined forces with Center for Economic Progress and it's been a great tax season, offering the same great…
Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Feb. 24, 2018 rocked the house again
The biannual Breakfast and Blues for Seniors event is always a welcome treat for local residents, volunteers and staff.
Auburn Gresham looks to help those who help us, Give to the Red Cross
The Red Crosss helped Auburn Gresham "Sound the Alarm" and installed almost 500 smoke detectors, free of charge in the homes of local residents. To us, this is why the R ed Cross Annual Fund Drive is…
GAGDC Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) training gives tips for completing the application
The deadline to submit the City of Chicago Neighborhood Opportunity Fund, for this current round is March 5th! Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation's Special Service Area team held training…
Community Meeting: Space to Grow and Westcott Elementary New School Yard, All Are Welcome!
On next Wednesday, January 16th , Space to Grow and Westcott will have their first community meeting for the new schoolyard. You all are welcome to join. The meeting will be from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM…
John ‘Jack’ Lyle, one of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 98
What a treasure to have met and spent the afternoon talking with Mr. Jack Lyle. No holes barred, he shared stories that will stay with me forever. Will need to share some of the fantastic footage…
2019 Building: Community Assets, Health and Prosperity
Happy New Year to our clients, partners, residents and sponsors. Looking forward to a new year to continue to collectively impact building relationships and community assets.
Westcott One of 5 CPS Schools Selected for Green ‘Schoolyard Transformations’ in 2019
Five schools were selected earlier this month for participation in Space to Grow, an initiative that transforms Chicago schoolyards with the goal of providing kids in low-income neighborhoods with…
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.
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!
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…
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
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…
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.
Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School
Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School
A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development
A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development
Auburn Gresham Photo Album By LISC Chicago
LISC Chicago Photo Highlights of Auburn Gresham through the years. Take a look!
Auburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross
What an absolutely great time we had installing 428 FREE 10-year smoke alarms in 141 homes Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Fresh Moves is Looking for Drivers!
Urban Growers Collective is lookling is looking for Fresh Moves Outreach CDL Driver. See job description attached.
The Makings of a Strong Partnership: Chicago Cares and LISC Chicago
Chicago Cares , the city’s number one provider of impact volunteerism and corporate volunteer activation, and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago the local office of the…

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