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The Effects of Homelessness and the Pandemic on our LGBTQIA CommunityThe Effects of Homelessness and the Pandemic on our LGBTQIA Community

Community Highlights, Education Initiatives—Join UChicago Medicine & Community Partners for a Virtual Community Grand Rounds See full article for registration link and details

IL Snap Education FREE Upcoming Mini WebinarsIL Snap Education FREE Upcoming Mini Webinars

Community Highlights, Education Initiatives, Healthcare/Health Resources—Two mini-webinars hosted by Illinois SNAP-Education will take place in February. Both are free to attend. See article and/or flyer for full details and registration links!

School PPE GiveawaySchool PPE Giveaway

Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—GAGDC's COVID-19 Response Team and GAGDC's Education Team will be distributing PPE to families at Olgesby, Barton, and Wetcott. See full article and flyers for details.

Advocate Aurora Health Living Well Virtual Conversation –Covid-19 VaccinationsAdvocate Aurora Health Living Well Virtual Conversation –Covid-19 Vaccinations

Community Events, CAN TV Programs—Hello Community Health Council Members and Community Partners, COVID-19 has brought unprecedented anxiety to the individuals and communities we serve, as the most vulnerable often have the least… Continue

Job opportunity: Public relations agency seeks administrative coordinatorJob opportunity: Public relations agency seeks administrative coordinator

Business News, Workforce and Career Development—Rudd Resources, a communications firm based in Auburn Gresham and Englewood, has a career opportunity! Learn more at ruddresources.net/opportunities .

Collins secures new location for Auburn Gresham COVID Testing SiteCollins secures new location for Auburn Gresham COVID Testing Site

Community Highlights, Government Resources and Services, Healthcare/Health Resources—Collins secures new location for Auburn Gresham COVID Testing Site.

Hunger Among Families is SoaringHunger Among Families is Soaring

CAN TV, Community Highlights—Hunger Among Families is Soaring during the pandemic. Please consider supporting our partner the Greater Chicago Food Depository !

ICC Approves ComEd’s Third Consecutive Rate Decrease for CustomersICC Approves ComEd’s Third Consecutive Rate Decrease for Customers

Business News, Community Highlights—The Illinois Commerce Commission today approved ComEd’s request for a $14 million decrease in delivery service charges in 2021 compared to rates in effect this past January.

Thousands of languishing vacant and abandoned properties with unpaid taxes harm Black neighborhoods and suburbs. Cook County treasurer says program aimed at fixing the problem is not working.Thousands of languishing vacant and abandoned properties with unpaid taxes harm Black neighborhoods and suburbs. Cook County treasurer says program aimed at fixing the problem is not working.

Community Highlights, Housing/Real Estate—Disinvestment in African American communities in the city dates back to at least the 1968 riots after the Rev. Martin Luther King’s assassination. Swaths of Black neighborhoods went up in… Continue

Virtual Community Grand Rounds about African American Men's Mental HealthVirtual Community Grand Rounds about African American Men's Mental Health

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—On Thursday, December 10th, Join UChicago Medicine & Community Partners for a Virtual Community Grand Rounds about African American Men's Mental Health. Come have a conversation about the effects… Continue

FREE Mouth Swab COVID TestingFREE Mouth Swab COVID Testing

Healthcare/Health Resources—New Pisgah MB Church now offering COVID-19 mouth swab tests once a week!

Auburn-Gresham Holiday Bike GiveawayAuburn-Gresham Holiday Bike Giveaway

Business News, Community Highlights—Hello! AGB would like to be a source of joy for the children and families of these communities by gifting 100 bikes to the 2-7-year-olds of the community.

The Minority and Rural Coronavirus Insights Study (MRCIS)

Community Highlights—There is a groundbreaking and critically important research initiative currently underway to test for and study the impact of COVID-19 in disproportionately-affected communities of color.

St. Sabina Employment Resource Center: Youth Investment ProgramSt. Sabina Employment Resource Center: Youth Investment Program

Education Initiatives, Workforce and Career Development—St. Sabina Employment Resource Center is now registering youth ages 16-24 for our IYIP Program. Learn how the program can help you with job readiness and securing work placement. Registration link… Continue

Latinx Business Regional BIG Webinars:

Business News, Business Resource Network (FREE), Education Initiatives, Government Resources and Services—Join the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to learn about the Business Interruption Grant Program (BIG). In this webinar, Latinx, Latino, Latina, and Hispanic owned… Continue

A Virtual Cook-Along Benefit!A Virtual Cook-Along Benefit!

Business News, CAN TV, Community Highlights—Join us in celebrating the launch of our new Fresh Moves Mobile Market bus. Cook dinner along with the incredible Chef Erick Williams (Virtue) and Chef Nyesha Arrington (Top Chef) from the comfort of… Continue

2021 ARCC Partnership Development Seed Grants Cycle 12021 ARCC Partnership Development Seed Grants Cycle 1

Community Highlights—Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) has announces info webinar Seed Grants with updated and stronger focus on racial equity and addressing root causes of inequities.

20th Annual Food for the Body & Spirit Veteran’s Day kick-off events!20th Annual Food for the Body & Spirit Veteran’s Day kick-off events!

Business Events, Community Events, CAN TV Programs—The Black McDonald’s Operators Association (BMOA) are giving thanks and giving back as they celebrate their 20th anniversary of their Food for the Body and Spirit turkey and sides giveaway.… Continue

Department of Planning and Development announces the first-ever Artists-In-Residence for four of the city’s INVEST South/West neighborhoods!Department of Planning and Development announces the first-ever Artists-In-Residence for four of the city’s INVEST South/West neighborhoods!

City of Chicago, Business News, Community Highlights—Department of Planning and Development announces the first-ever Artists-In-Residence for four of the city’s INVEST South/West neighborhoods, with communities and it includes and artist for… Continue

Wellness on Wentworth: Community Health and Wellness EventWellness on Wentworth: Community Health and Wellness Event

Healthcare/Health Resources—Wellness on Wentworth: Community Health and Wellness Event All Services Complimentary on NOVEMBER 6TH, 2020 only.

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive (Thank you for the Donations!)Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive (Thank you for the Donations!)

CAN TV, Community Highlights—We are looking for donations of new coats for young people. All sizes needed. See flyer for more info.

Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan Download A Copy Here!Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan Download A Copy Here!

Community Highlights—The Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan 2017 has been published! Electronic copies of can be downloaded now...

Nonprofit Utopia Wraps Up Two of Three Workshop Series On Lever for Change, Bold Solutions NetworkNonprofit Utopia Wraps Up Two of Three Workshop Series On Lever for Change, Bold Solutions Network

Common Sense Media—Nonprofit Utopia has just completed the facilitation of two of three workshop series for members of the Bold Solutions Network , sponsored by Lever for Change , an affiliate of the MacArthur… Continue

COVID-19 Testing In Auburn Gresham (No Waiting!)COVID-19 Testing In Auburn Gresham (No Waiting!)

Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—Drive Thru & Walk-Up Testing: 1156 W. 79th Streer (79th & Racine - northeast corner parking lot) No waiting Monday, Wednesday and Fridays From 9 am - 4pm.

Nonprofit Utopia Takes To YouTube to Provide Free Fundraising Help for NonprofitsNonprofit Utopia Takes To YouTube to Provide Free Fundraising Help for Nonprofits

Common Sense Media—Successful fundraising includes more than developing a strong case for support and writing the "perfect" grant proposal. The depth and quality of your relationships with funders can make the… Continue

ACCESS Health - COVID tests, School Physicals, Flu TestsACCESS Health - COVID tests, School Physicals, Flu Tests

Healthcare/Health Resources—ACCESS Community Health Network is offering several services, click for more details.

Advocate Trinity Hospital named Screening Center of ExcellenceAdvocate Trinity Hospital named Screening Center of Excellence

Healthcare/Health Resources—GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer honors Southeast Side hospital with nationally-recognized designation

MLP Virtual Assistant Services

—We are a remote-based Secretarial Service. Anything your Secretary can do from the office, we can do on a remote basis. Our goal is to save you time and money, and to take those monotnonous tasks off… Continue

State Announces New Investments to Expand Illinois Apprenticeship Program to Support 17,000 This Year!State Announces New Investments to Expand Illinois Apprenticeship Program to Support 17,000 This Year!

Apprenticeship, Business News, Workforce and Career Development—This week, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced a $4.7 million investment that will expand the Illinois Apprenticeship Program to… Continue

NIU removes use of standardized test scores for 2021 applicantsNIU removes use of standardized test scores for 2021 applicants

Education Initiatives—New ‘test-blind’ policy is first of its kind for an Illinois institution.

Green Era Educational NFP  Applies  to Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to help fund environmental cleanup activitiesGreen Era Educational NFP Applies to Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to help fund environmental cleanup activities

Business News, CAN TV, Community Highlights—Green Era Educational NFP is submitting an application to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Revolving Loan Fund to help fund the environmental cleanup activities at 650 West 83rd Street,… Continue

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