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Mayor Lightfoot Announces New Strategy to Support Revitalization on City’s South and West Sides

INVEST South/West aligns public, private, and philanthropic funding to create a network of communities for planned growth

Thank You Sponsors, Partners and Friends for Joining Us For Our 2019 Benefit Dinner

We highlighted the incredible ambition of the Greater Auburn Gresham organization's work with partners and the community awardee partners who excel daily in the community. Thank you for helping us raise awareness and critical funds to support the Rebuild79 campaign. A special thank you to all the sponsor donors. We could not do these works withot your amazing contributions. We really appreciate the support.

14TH ANNUAL 79TH STREET RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
It's finally time! 79th Street is closing for the weekend, for our 14th annual 79th Street RenFest. Come and celebrate with us. This year we are raising awareness and $$s to Rebuild79. Join us by texting Rebuild79 to 41444. Together We Can, Reimage, Rebuild and Revitalize our Neighborhood!
The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Honored by Cook County Board For Community Service

GAGDC honored by Toni Preckwinkle and the County Board, on November 13, 2018, for their comminitment, support and outstanding services to the Greater Auburn Gresham Communties.

Auburn Gresham Elementary Principals Band Together To Raise Literacy Levels

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and United Way of Metro Chicago are working to transform the lives of neighborhood students, families through new Auburn Gresham GOLD initiative.

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!

Welcome our New Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Network Manager!

Please join us in welcoming our new Neighborhood Network Manager Loukisha Pennix to the GAGDC family!

Four Partner Organizations, Two-Generations Host Serve-A-Thon To Honor Dr. King's Legacy

Four Partner Organizations, Chicago Cares, Uptake, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Cook Elementary School (Chicago Public Schools) Host Serve-A-Thon to Honor Dr. King's legacy, have lunch and chats on civil rights with local students, resident seniors and local veterans who live in Auburn Gresham.

Auburn Gresham Exhibits BOLD Leadership Around It's GOLD Education Strategy

United Way Chicago reviews Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Network BOLD Goals, on November 10, 2016. Read more to find out about the collaborative work our local schools are working collectively in a community driven education initiative, to bring needed support and impovedments for our neighborhood schools.

Quality of Life Plan Celebration of How Your Voice Matters Auburn Gresham!

Auburn Gresham community, came out and celebrated all our hard work contributing to Your Voice Matters Quality of Life Plan planning process. This was the first celebration of our collective works, held October 29, 2016, at the Salaam Restaurant & Bakery, 700 West 79th Street, from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Red Cross Installs 400 Hundred Smoke Alarms in One Day in Chicago's Auburn Gresham Community

The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois, joined by community volunteers from the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation, went door-to-door in the Auburn-Gresham community on the city’s South Side and installed more than 400 smoke alarms in a single day on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Volunteers also educated residents about fire safety and helped families create a personalized escape plan to exit their home during an emergency. Community leaders including Ald. Derrick Curtis, Ald. Howard Brookins, Jr., Ald. David Moore, and State Senator Jacqueline Collins also participated in the community safety event.

Financial Festival 2016

Renaissance Park takes on Financial Festival, on a Friday night in Auburn Gresham!

Internship Fair & Career Opportunities April 29th!

Calling all students in college or preparing to enter college in the fall, 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. and Chicago Park District invites you to an Internship Fair & Career Opportunities, April 29th, 2016, from 10am to 2pm, at the Foster Park Field House.

"Giving" is in Auburn Gresham's DNA

A community filled with givers, the Auburn Gresham community really demonstrated this entire week the importance of supporting its community members.

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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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