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Auburn Gresham in the News

The Auburn Gresham community has partnered with several residents, businesses and organizations who have graciously contributed their time and efforts to illustrate on our successes as Chicago's Best Kept Secret. Occasionally, we have an opportunity to share some of our practices and reflections.

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Community Grand Rounds: "Food As Medicine" May 30th at the AG Healthy Lifestyle Hub
On May 30 th , join UChicago Medicine and community partners for an in-person Community Grand Rounds! Click for more info and to register.
A Decades-Old Vacant Lot Is Now a Vital Neighborhood Health Hub
Local developer brings much needed health hub to Southwest Chicago. GAGDC has invested countless hours and dollars into stimulating a thriving local economy that prioritizes community ownership and…
Celebrating AGHLH 2023 Preservation Award with Other Winners
Celebrating our 2023 Preservation with other Award Winners
THANK YOU for attending the 2023 Virtual Small Business Forum!
Thank you for attending the 2023 Virtual Small Business Forum!
Virtual Small Business Forum August 8th! (REMINDER)
Join us, August 8th at 10am , for the annual Virtual Small Business Forum presented by the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), in partnership with the 006th District Business…
GAGDC Hosts KPMG for Corporate Volunteer Day
Corporate partners bring huge volunteers to Auburn Gresham'in Saugus!
2023 BE KIND TO YOUR MIND MENTAL HEALTH FAIR BRINGS PEACEFUL BEATS TO AG GARDEN!
2023 BE KIND TO YOUR MIND MENTAL HEALTH FAIR
Auburn Gresham GOLD Camp 2023 Registration is Open!
AG GOLD Camp 2023 Registration is Open! Registion table at the AG Healthy Lifestyle Hub (839 W. 79th Street), Monday through Fridays. Cost only $25 for first camper and $5 for each additional camper…
Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Shark Tank Business Plan Winners!
Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Small Business Plan Shark Tank 2023 winners!
Betty Jo Swanson, GAGDC board member and beloved resident of the Auburn Gresham made her transition
It is with a heavy heart to announce that GAGDC’s Vice Chair Betty Swanson made her transition, Friday, January 20, 2023.
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving from GAGDC!
Mayor Lightfoot's 3-Year INVEST South/West Anniversary!
We are proud of all that we have accomplished, together, over the past 3 years, with Invest South/West. Check out the celebration video.
Warming Up Auburn Gresham Halloween Bash and Coat Drive 10/29 @1pm
Today, October 29th, Free "Halloween Bash"and coat giveaway for the community. Please bring yong people out to enjoy treats and neighbors! 7938 S Halsted (Save-A-Lot parking lot), starts at 1pm! All…
16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 10, 2022  10AM - 8PM
Join Us for the 16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL ♦ SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 10AM - 8PM!
INVEST South/West Auburn Gresham Artist-in-Residence Closing Out the Summer with a Bang!
Colors of Community, Dorian Sylvain's capstone project as Artist-in-Residence for Auburn Gresham with the city's INVEST South/West initiative, unveiling and dedication, Saturday, August 13th.
Rapid Info / Resource Call-in Line | Every Wednesday and Friday at 6PM | Call 551-241-6209
Please update your records, the new Rapid Info Response Line phone nmber is 551-241-6209. Dial in for community updates every Wednesday and Friday at 6pm. All are welcome to listen in!
Searching for solutions to gun violence: Health Lifestyle Hub planned for Auburn Gresham
CHICAGO (CBS) – This September, the Healthy Lifestyle Hub will fully open its doors in the Auburn Gresham community.
Auburn Gresham Metra station will complement 79th Street corridor revitalization
Auburn Gresham Metra station will complement 79th Street corridor revitalization
South Shore Artist Dorian Sylvain Bringing Huge Afrocentric Mural To Auburn Gresham’s 79th Street
Using “Afrocentric designs, bold colors, patterns and symbols,” Dorian Sylvain paints a 50-by-50-foot mural inspired by the community, on a bare wall at 7901 S. Racine Ave.
Congratulations United Way on 10 Years of Impact With Neighborhoods!
New Video Captures 10 Years of Impact
Elevating Stories of #Climate Equity on Chicago Access Network (CAN TV)
Watch GAGDC team in the June episode of "Elevating Stories of Climate Equity. You Tube or CAN TV. Click on story to get details on the link!
Case studies on how Data Equity Cohort Members use Cityscape, including GAGDC's Christa Hunt
Anjulie Rao wrote four case studies from interviews with, from left to right, Ms. Cassandra Sneed, Christa Hunt (GAGDC), Carlos Robles-Shanahan, and Felicia Slaton-Young.
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.
Behind on Housing Due to COVID-19
Behind on Housing Due to COVID-19 due to COVID-19? Keep reading resources are available.
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!

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