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United Way Impact Grants – Additional information session and office hours

United Way Metro Chicago - Community Impact Grant, increased our capacity for July 6th's session, and have also added a session on July 7th at 1pm.

Congratulations United Way on 10 Years of Impact With Neighborhoods!

New Video Captures 10 Years of Impact

The South Side is getting a facility to turn food waste into natural gas

GAGDC is one the largest class b investors in a renewable gas project in Auburn Gresham will include a anaerobic food digester that will use food waste to produce renewable natural gas.

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson Is Pounding The Pavement In Auburn Gresham

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson with CBS News at Afro Joe's February airing Feb 25th!

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson Is Pounding The Pavement In Auburn Gresham

Celebrating Black History Month: Carlos Nelson with CBS News at Afro Joe's February airing Feb 25th!

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 fact. Stay tuned as other staff share their moment or memory in black history, throughout February. Enjoy!

Promoting Stronger Neighborhoods One Network and Partner at a Time - AGNN!

Auburn Gresham has a vision for a strong future. A collaboration of residents, businesses, partners and the city of Chicago are in it together!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Inside the Chicago Freedom Movement

“If you can move Chicago, you can move the country.” – Shermann “Dilla” Thomas, the Urban Historian  

6th Ward Alderman Office Holiday Hours and More updates...

Season’s Greetings 6th Ward Family, from Alderman Roderick Sawyer!

Major progress at the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Hub

There’s been some major progress at the Auburn Gresham healthy lifestyle hub site since construction commenced in March.

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 next month. 

‘This was so cool!’ A new take on Baby Shark for Auburn Gresham School Kids

A shark invasion was a welcome respite for a south side Chicago neighborhood that has suffered losses from COVID-19 and gun violence.

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. 24. 

Auburn Gresham Evaluation Committee - Video Recap

Evergreen/Imagine development team DPD hosted an Evaluation Committee last week on July 22, 2021. Click the link in story to see the meeting video recap.

Mental Heath Fair Draws Resources and to Address all Dimenisions Health

Be Kind to Your Mind was GAGDC's first health fair, touchingn all dimenions of health, yet focusing solely on mental health.

JUNE 8th, INVEST South/West Initiative Starts Series of Community Engagement Meetings!

INVEST South/West Initiative, invites you to our series of community engagements starting on June 8, 2021, with two more planned meetings to follow!

Draft Day Dream, "My Chicago Bears!"

Carlos Nelson will forever be associated with QB Justin Fields. Here’s how the Auburn Gresham community leader got to the NFL stage weeks after losing his father, an avid Chicago Bears fan.

So, who is Carlos Nelson?

So, who is Carlos Nelson?

Happy Two Year Anniversary Mayor Lightfoot!

Happy Anniversary Mayor Lightfoot!

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!"

COVID-19 Response Team Shovels for Seniors!

COVID-19 Response Team Shovels for Seniors!

Auburn Gresham Pet Food "Pop Up" Dished Up 1st Compassion in Action Award by Anti-Cruelty Society!

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation's new partnership efforts with the Anti-Cruelty Society has led us to be the recipient of their inaugural Compassion in Action Award! 

February GAGDC Staff Spotlight

Sharing the spotlight on GAGDC Staff....take a loolk!

Catalyzing Neighborhood Investment: Webinar Registration

How to Direct Public & Private Investment to Black & Latinx Neighborhoods to Scale CATALYZING NEIGHBORHOOD INVESTMENT, Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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