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Together Now: Chicago’s Fund to Rebuild Our Neighborhoods

In collaboration with the City of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust and One Chicago Fund have launched the Together Now fund to raise funds from certain Chicago’s philanthropies, corporations, and individuals and from other federal and City funds, all of which will be granted to entities that will in turn make grants to small businesses across the City.

COVID-19 Response Effort - Food Stability Pop-Up

When a already existing food desert becomes even more arid, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) Pops-up into a call to action,

Anonymous African American donors step up to tackle food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic

ABC News Live takes us inside Chicago's Auburn Gresham community.

Topics @2pm: Call the Rapid Resource Information Line!

The latest topics for GAGDC's Rapid Resource Information Line (RRIL), call in everyday to 1-727-731-8195, from 1:55pm - 2:15pm, to hear 5-10 minutes of key topics to keep you connnected.

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 tele-town halls to provide targeted information and receive direct input from residents in communities that have been most heavily impacted.

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 1-312-535-8110 Access Code: 964 351 919 Access code: 964 351 919. 

WBEZ RESET: The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund
United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust created The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to support nonprofits serving many in need.
Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach

Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach-- Mayor Lightfoot, already worried the city could lose billions of dollars in the 2020 headcount, had worked to boost participation. Now COVID-19 is creating a major new hurdle.

TIME SENSITIVE: City creates grants to help residents with rent, mortgage payments

Housing Assitance Grant Applications are online at    Grants will be $1,000.  Applications will be taken only until 11:59 pm on Wednesday, April 1.

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