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On MLK Day, Cubs and youth baseball players give back
"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
MLK Day of Racial Healing and Service - Session 2: Virtual Service Project & Conversation with Christa A. Hamilton
The coronavirus pandemic has stressed families in our region, making it difficult for them to meet their basic needs. Food insecurity, stress, and job loss are rising. United Way's community partners…
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Day of Racial Healing and Service
Hear from Sean Garrett, President and CEO of United Way of Metro Chicago, and Dr. Gail Christopher, Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity and architect of America’s…
Service of Young athletes volunteer at Greater Chicago Food Depository on MLK Day
GAGDC feels this need stays great in 2021, for those struggling to have enough food to eat. We have transformed the mission of GAGDC to be of service to the community.
Register Now for the Upcoming Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) Webinars
he Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity joined the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI) in opening the $25 million Rebuild Distressed…
"teamwork, makes the dream work"
Huge final steps -- Finance Committee, votes Yes, for AG Healthy Lifestyle Building resources.
With the Competition for the Chicago Prize Behind Them, South and West Side Community Organizations Keep Doing the Work
Solutions are not easy, but these projects are at the forefront of the conversation from organizers continuing to do the daily work of building coalitions to shore up power.
Stimulating Economic Growth in Vital Communities
Organizations in Chicago’s Vital Communities spur development to increase the power of residents as they advance socially beneficial projects.
Yoga at the Virtual Community Center!
Join our Virtual Community Center! Learn at your leisure from the comfort of your home! Upcoming class vitural YOGA!
Artists in Residence in four INVEST South/West neighborhoods - Auburn Gresham Selected Dorian Sylvain!
Mayor Lightfoot announced the artist residence program in four neighborhoods on the south and west sides. artists were selected through a community led process. This will lead to public art and…
AUBURN GRESHAM SAYS THANK YOU TOO AS-- Mayor Lightfoot Celebrates Accomplishments of Invest South/West on One-Year Anniversary!
AUBURN GRESHAM SAYS THANK YOU and LET'S GET STARTED! AS Mayor’s signature initiative has laid the foundation for equitable, long-term economic development in 10 South and West Side communities…
NBDC update: Chicago Tightening Restrictions in Response to Second Wave of COVID-19
Commissioner Rosa Escareno joined Mayor Lightfoot and the Public Health Commissioner to announce the reinstatement of targeted business restrictions to combat the recent and alarming rise of COVID-19…
United Way Wins Innovation Award!
COVID-19 Response Fund — launched by United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust in March — wins the “Collaboration Award” at the Chicago Innovation Awards.
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!
Restaurant collective targets Atlanta
Jamal Wilson , the developer behind The Hall on Franklin in Tampa, Florida, signed a lease for a 17,323-square-foot storefront in Atlanta, marking the first time the restaurant collective will open a…

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