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GAGDC and Elevate Amp up for Seniors!
...with the first 20 seniors scheduled for application intake, GAGDC was amped up with the collaboration of Elevate.
GAGDC's vaccine equity in Auburn Gresham and the near south region recognized by the CDC!
GAGDC's vaccine equity service in Auburn Gresham and the near south region, continues to be a big success. Check out us being recognized by the CDC!
February is Black History Month! (Blog)
Check out GAGDC's first Black History 2022 story submitted by Anthony Williams, Healthy Chicago Equity Zone (HCEZ), outreach supervisor. He basically dropped the mic on finding this black history…
First Reflections, "GAGDC Saved My Business"
We had just finished our first year of business and were ramping up for our second year...(continue to read reflections of a growing business owner)
Thank You Sponsors and Community for Celebrating 20 years of great works in Auburn Gresham
2021 Benefit dinner photos
UIC Neighborhood Centers to provide support for African American Communities
UIC has engaged over 60 community and UIC stakeholders in a collaborative effort to increase the enrollment and retention of African Americans.
New employee pens heartwarming report on 3rd annual benefit dinner
GAGDC Annual Gala an eye-opening successful event!
Last Day to Apply for Back to Business Grant is 10/13/21
The last day for businesses to apply for the B2B grant program deadline is October 13th!
New "Excelerator Fund" Partnership Reimagines a Model for Equitable Investments in Neighborhoods
The Excellerator Fund is a joint venture developed by Latinos Progresando and Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation to drive equitable social and economic recovery through reimagined…
79th Street SBIF Open Oct. 1 - Oct. 31!
79th Street SBIF district is open for new applications this month. Please see below to find out which other SBIF districts are open for new applications this month and which districts are opening…
COV19 Response and Health Equity Team Promotes Protect Chicago 77 Campaign
COV19 Response and Health Equity Team Promotes Protect Chicago 77
After A Year Hiatus, The 79th Street Renaissance Festival Crawl Is Back — Now With Auburn Gresham Tours
The decision to move forward with a safe and smaller version of the 79th Renaissance Festival was a decision of the community. The fest "done by the community and for the community" has attracted…
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.…
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!
Chicago Bears & Bears Care Invest $611,000 In Auburn Gresham
We are getting closer to the finish line, thanks to sizeable donation from "My Chicago Bears!"
The Chicago Bears are one team to have a special guest for the 2021 NFL Draft
Chicago Bears are having a special guest announce whoever the team picks and that is GAGDC's CEO Carlos Nelson!
Tunn in to CDEL's Light Up the Loop Virtual Event, Impact Award to GAGDC!
Please join us on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 4:30 pm for CDEL's annual Winter Awards Benefit as we congratulate our 2021 Award Winners and celebrate CDEL's remarkable accomplishments during…
Black History Month Interview of Carlos Nelson, Outstanding Commitment in Community Service
The Treasurer's has conversations with black leader awardees to amplify and inspire tomorrow's leaders with words of inspiration from today's.
February GAGDC Staff Spotlight
Sharing the spotlight on GAGDC Staff....take a loolk!
Meet Auburn Gresham - United Way of Metro Chicago Neighborhood Network
United Way Metro Chicago Highlights Auburn Gresham's Neigborhood Network work. That's what's up!
GAGDC Hiring for AmeriCorps Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Data Analyst Position APPLY BY TODAY!
GAGDC is looking to hire an AmeriCorps member to support our data analysis work for the Auburn Gresham Neigbhorhood Network! Apply by September 4th. Good with technology? Like to work with real data,…
Auburn Gresham COVID-19 VIRTUAL Town Hall Recap
The City's Racial Equity Rapid Response Team (RERRT) https://www.chicago.gov/…/press…/2020/april/RERRTUpdate.html - is partnering with local community organizations and is hosting…
COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for Auburn Gresham Residents 4/25!
The Office of Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation invite you join a COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for residents living in or near Auburn Gresham.
Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALL
Join the Office of the Mayor, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp and Neighborhood Network Partners this Saturday, 4/25th, at 10:30am for a VIRTUAL TOWN HALL on FACEBOOK or Call In…
Giving Thanks Today and Everyday
Happy Thanksgiving to all the communities and clients we serve! #GiveThanks

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