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2nd Annual Let's Get Moving Walk-a-Thon, Saturday, Sept. 25th, 12pm!

PlayStreets Final Event for the Summer! A Community Family Walk-a-Thon, at Major Taylor Trail, 8300 S. Western, September 25th!

COV19 Response and Health Equity Team Promotes Protect Chicago 77 Campaign

COV19 Response and Health Equity Team Promotes Protect Chicago 77

Revitalizing Auburn Gresham: One Organization Changes a Community’s Landscape - United Way of Metro Chicago
United Way Metro Chicago AmeriCorps volunteers (Tate Samata and Jessica Jones) did a great story on Auburn Gresham.  It includes a video narrated by Jessica. I hope you enjoy it and can use it.
Auburn Gresham Healthy Hub Awarded Support from Chicago Bears!

Chicago Bears award the Healthy Hub $611,000!

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?

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!

Man known for addressing health disparities in Auburn-Gresham announcing Bears’ first-round pick

chicagobears.comCarlos Nelson, GAGDC's CEO known for addressing health disparities in Auburn-Gresham announcing Bears’ first-round pick

February GAGDC Staff Spotlight

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

On MLK Day, Cubs and youth baseball players give back
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. 

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!

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive

We are collecting coats for young people! All sizes are needed (new coats only please). Drop off at GAGDC office. See flyer for more details. 

Chicago Group Given $10 Million For Community Redevelopment In Auburn Gresham

The “Always Growing, Auburn Gresham” group received the grant from the Pritzker Traubert Foundation to advance a plan to turn the four-story building into a “Healthy Lifestyle Hub.” The building will include health care, nutrition, urban farming, a recycling enterprise facilities and office space the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!

Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!

Your Neighborhood: Auburn Gresham | Community Reporting Series

Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood is a majority Black, working-class community that at the beginning of the pandemic was considered a hot spot for cases of COVID-19; the neighborhood saw the first coronavirus death in Illinois.

Mayor's Office Announced CARE ACT Funding For Two Projects

Mayor's Office Announced CARE ACT Funding For Two Projects in the running for the Chicago Prize.

Rapid Resource Information Line - TOPICS@2pm June Week #6 Lineup!

Join us every day for interesting topics around community engagement, health, finances, COVID-19 updates and many more! The latest topics for GAGDC's Rapid Resource Information Line (RRIL), call in everyday to 1-727-731-8195, from 1:55pm - 2:15pmto hear 5-10 minutes of key topics to keep you connnected. 

Fall Health Fair on the Block

Join us for the fall health fair on the block, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, 10am-2pm, 79th Racine. See you there!

Auburn Gresham boosted by annual festival

he Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side is known for a lot of things and one of them is the annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival. Now in its 14th year, the free, outdoor festival will run Sept. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of 79th Street and Racine Avenue to Loomis Avenue.

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.

Thank You To Our Benefit Dinner Sponsors

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation is appreciative of all of the sponsors for our 2018 Benefit Dinner & Award Ceremony!

GAGDC TO HOST FIRST BENEFIT DINNER IN THE FALL

SAVE THE DATE! GAGDC WILL HOST IT'S 1ST BENEFIT DINNER, OCTOBER 25, 2018, SPONSORHIPS AND TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW.

12th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE for the 12th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, coming to you this year for two days, September 9th and September 10th!

How Auburn-Gresham Fought Back and Won | The Law Project's Spotlight on Success

“These lead agencies are all operating on a shoestring budget,” Yates explains. ”To ask them to bear all the default risk of every subgrantee would make the lead-sub grantee structure unworkable.” Read The Law Project's work to defend the little partner....

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