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Business, Housing, Economic Development

New businesses including then LaSalle Bank (now Bank of America), Walgreens and BJ's Bakery have added vitality to the Auburn Gresham business community, which includes a range of service, food and retail enterprises.

Additionally, there is a host of new and affordable housing development for senior citizens to young urban professionals.

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AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVE
The initiative, dubbed Auburn Gresham GOLD is an improvement plan which targets Kindergarten through 3rd grade academics while also providing social support for the parents and families of students
You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1
The City of Chicago $1 Large Lot program is still open until July 21, 2018!
Women’s Business Development Center hosts Rise Up: From Educator to Entrepreneur
Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo Honors Outstanding Child Care Providers and Activists, Provides Chicagoland Business Leaders with Tools to Move Their Business Forward
Auburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross Data, Reflects a Huge Success and Counting...
...everyone involved was invested in a project and felt from the botton of their hearts they made an impact on the community.
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 "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.
No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River
No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River
Prepare for a Bright Future in the Solar Field!
Come learn how qualified organizations and community partners want to help prepare you for a career in solar.
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.
Carter G. Woodson Library, A South Side Institution Is Refurbished
Carter G. Woodson Library reopoens after major rennovations. The Carter G. Woodson Regional Library at 95th and Halsted was named for the father of Black History Month.
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!
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards
February 2018 Business Education Workshops
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner…
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...
2018 Discounted Rate for 13th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival!
Happy New Year Vendors! GAGDC and SSA #32 appreciates your participation as a vendor in our ?festival last year and ?we ? want to lock you in again this year! Get the discounted rate until 01/31!
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…
Healthcare Coverage Deadline for Small Business Owners - December 15th
Small business owners and self-employed workers are nearly three times more likely to purchase marketplace coverage. Unlike the last four years, the new deadline is December 15, 2017 1
Businesses Apply Now For Mayor Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund! Applications will close on Friday, December 22nd
The second application round of Mayor Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund will close on Friday, December 22nd at 5 PM , CST. Please ensure you have submitted your completed application before…
Green Means Go (Toward a Cleaner Community)
Learn more about the Team that's cleaning our streets and improving our neighborhood.
Monthly News from Auburn Greshamn's Tax Site Parnter
This is a reminder of the NOF Information Session that will be held at Olive-Harvey College tomorrow , Friday, October 20th . Please read full story to see the details.
Mayor Emanuel’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Opens For Applications This Fall!
The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund is a new grant to help strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago's South, Southwest and West Sides. The NOF grant cycle is will open in the fall.

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To foster and promote revitalization of the community by designing and implementing programs that improve the community’s economic viability; increase availability of quality housing to people of different income levels, while maintaining and improving existing affordable housing; and enhance delivery of social services, particularly to senior citizens.

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