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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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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.
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…
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…
Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School
Big Green Learning Space Comes to AG Gold School
New gym for Leo High School, community health center highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham
Community health highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham, building on a vision of quality of life excellence, the residents are ready for!
Seniors served just right at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues Event
We served a great meal and some down home blues at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors.
GAGDC Honors Local Senior Citizens with Breakfast
The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) hosted a Breakfast and Blues event for seniors on Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Namoi & Sylvester Smith Senior Living, 8031…
Auburn Gresham Tax Site Closed, 2/10, Due to Weather!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AUBURN GRESHAM TAX SITE WILL CLOSED TOMORROW ( SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH ) DUE TO THE CONTINUING HEAVY SNOWFALL!
New Divvy pricing offers more options for two-wheeled fun
The City of Chicago announced tweaks to the pricing structure for the Divvy bike share system. Health and Wellness Taskforce, let's join the ride and get more Divvy in our communities!
Help Serve Our Seniors at Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!
We're serving our Seniors! Come enjoy great live blues band, food and help us in the campaign to give a heart to our seniors, during the February 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors!
Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
As you reflect today, during a day of service, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remember there is hope in continuing his works, I have a dream...
LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout Chicago
In its third decade, LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning (QLP) is bringing equitable change to neighborhoods throughout Chicago.
The Joy of Giving the New Home Welcome Gift to One Lucky Winner
8633 S Parnell Ave is a beautiful, completely refurbished 1,900 sq. ft. home located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. It's all the home of new neighbors, the Lee'sm thanks to the Cook County Land…
Chicago Bears Continue to show they Care, as Players host annual Holiday giving initiative
Bears players Jordan Howard and Kyle Fuller, along with other members of the Bears staff, held the annual Bears Care holiday giving initiative at Leo High School in Chicago.
Auburn Gresham FALL "Health Fair On The Block"
Join the Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Taskforce for its bi-annual Health Fair On The Block, Thursday, September 28th, 10:00am until 2:00pm, between 79th May and 79th Loomis. Lots of information…
Chicago's First Tiny Homes Could House Veterans In Auburn Gresham
The first permanent tiny homes in Chicago could be built in Auburn Gresham as part of an effort by Catholic Charities to get homeless veterans off the street.
Job Opening! Auburn Gresham GOLD School - Health Coordinator
GADC looking to immediately hire a full time skilled professional who will be responsible for monitoring consents for students to receive health services and school compliance rates. Read more for…
Ride a Trolley, Sip a Cocktail, Change a Neighborhood
In a double decker bus on a gorgeous day, the only place to ride is in the top.
Healthy Lifestyle Building Hub Coming To South Side
The Build on 79th Street Jazz & Champagne Reception was an opportunity to purchase a commemorative engraved plated brick that will be permanently affixed to the atrium of the Auburn Gresham…
MAPSCorps 2017 Cohort Preparing to Capture #DATA4GOOD
MAPCorps 2017, youth data scientists begin their first day of work for the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation! Here's looking to a great summer of capturing data for health of the…
Startups Get Help at Legal Clinic Brunch
The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) along with The Law Project and other developers hosted a Legal Community Clinic Brunch last week at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist…

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