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2nd Annual Let's Get Moving Walk-a-Thon!2nd Annual Let's Get Moving Walk-a-Thon!

Community Events—PlayStreets Final Event for the Summer! We are excited to be hosting our Playstreets Walk-A-Thon for the 2nd year in a row! Starts at 12pm on Saturday, September 25th, 2021 We will start our walk at… Continue

Walgreens reopens in Auburn Gresham!

Business News, Community Highlights—More than one year after looting destroyed a Chicago Walgreens, on 79th Racine, it is finally back open.

GAGDC accepting applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)GAGDC accepting applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Business News, Community Highlights, Government Resources and Services, Housing/Real Estate—GAGDC is now accepting applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)!

83rd Street Mosaic Community Mural Design Discussion83rd Street Mosaic Community Mural Design Discussion

Community Events, Business Events, FREE After School Programs, Trainings and Workshops, CAN TV Programs—Come join a Community Meeting Design Discussion, to plan for a Mosaic Mural to be located at the Metra viaduct near 650 W. 83rd Street. Let's hear your history of this area of Auburn Gresham (AG) and… Continue

PlayStreets #4 It takes A VillagePlayStreets #4 It takes A Village

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Rapid Info and Resource Line (Dial the new call-in 551-241-6209) for Community Updates!Rapid Info and Resource Line (Dial the new call-in 551-241-6209) for Community Updates!

Community Highlights—GAGDC's very own Rapid Resource Info Line , a QUICK conference call sharing information and valuable resources. The new call-in number is: 551-241-6209 Store it in your cell phone and set your… Continue

Join DPD Invest South/West Auburn Gresham Community Meeting #2Join DPD Invest South/West Auburn Gresham Community Meeting #2

Business Events, Community Events, CAN TV Programs—Your voice is needed to give Department of Planning feedback on the proposed development project at 838 W. 79th Street. This community meeting is an opportunity to give additional feedback that will… Continue

HEALTH FAIR: Be Kind To Your MindHEALTH FAIR: Be Kind To Your Mind

Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—June 17th at 12 pm 7901 S Halsted See full article for more details!

Health Fair on the Block * Rain Date JUNE 3rd, See you there!Health Fair on the Block * Rain Date JUNE 3rd, See you there!

Community Events—GAGDC's bi-annual Health Fair on the Block will be back, Thursday, JUNE 3rd. Thank you too all the vendors for the slight weather pivot. See you there!

We Will ChicagoWe Will Chicago

Community Events, CAN TV Programs, Trainings and Workshops—We will Chicago: April 29 th at noon Did you know the City of Chicago is embarking on a comprehensive city plan. To learn about the pre-planning phase and how to participate in shaping the plan… Continue

United Way of Metro Chicago’s 2021 Stronger Neighborhoods AwardsUnited Way of Metro Chicago’s 2021 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

Business News, Community Highlights—The 2021 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards was an incredible celebration of what makes the Chicago region great!

EVENT: What's the 411 on the COVID-19 Vaccines?EVENT: What's the 411 on the COVID-19 Vaccines?

Education Initiatives, Healthcare/Health Resources—Thursday, May 27 th at 6 pm Registration link in full article Join UChicago Medicine & Community Partners for a Virtual Community Grand Rounds about the current status of the COVID-19 vaccines.… Continue

Leo High School Hosting Vaccination Event 5/21, Slots Still AvailableLeo High School Hosting Vaccination Event 5/21, Slots Still Available

Community Events, CAN TV Programs—HURRY SLOTS STILL AVAILABLE! Leo Catholic High School has some slots left on Friday, May 21st from 9am to 2:00pm, at Leo High School. They have space for 30 more families!! HURRY! All children 12 and… Continue

Low-Income Illinoisans Could Be Eligible For $3,700 to $30,000+ By Filing 2020 TaxesLow-Income Illinoisans Could Be Eligible For $3,700 to $30,000+ By Filing 2020 Taxes

Government Resources and Services—Get My Payment IL Coalition Works to Increase Access to Stimulus Checks, Government Funds

COVID-19 Vaccine at UI HealthCOVID-19 Vaccine at UI Health

Healthcare/Health Resources—See full article for details and flyers

FREE Health Classes!FREE Health Classes!

Community Highlights, Education Initiatives—FREE health classes for the whole family! Check out the flyer in the full article for more details.

Spanish Coalition for Housing Addresses the Forgotten Side to Fair Housing Amid the PandemicSpanish Coalition for Housing Addresses the Forgotten Side to Fair Housing Amid the Pandemic

Government Resources and Services, Housing/Real Estate—Agency Connects 520+ Independent Landlords with Resources as COVID-19 Housing Policies Favor Renters

Youth Career Fair hosted by Lead With LoveYouth Career Fair hosted by Lead With Love

Community Events, CAN TV Programs, Trainings and Workshops—Calling all teens & young adults ages 15-21! Lead With Love is hosting its First Annual Career Fair at the AFC Center on Saturday, May 15th. This event will include seminars on resume writing,… Continue

Vaccine Registration for Seniors Opens MARCH 4!Vaccine Registration for Seniors Opens MARCH 4!

City of Chicago, Community Highlights—Seniors age 65 and older can schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at the new United Center mass vaccination site.

JOIN US AUBURN GRESHAM! Virtual Town HallJOIN US AUBURN GRESHAM! Virtual Town Hall

Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—GAGDC will be hosting our very first virtual town hall event . March 26th at 11 am via Facebook Live: https://m.facebook.com/gagdcchicago/ See full article for flyer and details

Give your Career a Lift at Greater West Town!

Community Events, Trainings and Workshops—Next Shipping & Receiving Training Program class starts March 29th! Join us for a Virtual Recruitment Fair to inform you about how to take the first step into no-cost training at Greater West… Continue

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...

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!

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.

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

Discover is hiring NOW for the Chatham call center!Discover is hiring NOW for the Chatham call center!

Business News, Workforce and Career Development—Discover is hiring NOW for the Chatham call center.

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.

2021 Scholarship2021 Scholarship

Education Initiatives—Good Morning Educators and Community Leaders , The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 Scholarship Application . Please click HERE to review… Continue

Southside locations for COVID Vaccines

CAN TV, Healthcare/Health Resources—Several Southside locations for COVID vaccines...

Calling all Owner-Occupant Landlords!Calling all Owner-Occupant Landlords!

Housing/Real Estate—Join a research study about what it's like to be a landlord and receive a $45 cash stipend as a thank you.

Did you have COVID-19? UIC is interested in learning more - Take the SurveyDid you have COVID-19? UIC is interested in learning more - Take the Survey

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—Did you have COVID - 19? UIC is interested in learning more about the physical and emotional symptoms you experienced.

FOOD BOX GIVEAWAY

Community Events—The WIC Grocery Center located at 1106 West 79th St, between Aberdeen and May, is holding its weekly Food Box Giveaway Event on Wednesday and Thursday. There is no limit to the amount of boxes you… Continue

A Culturally-Conscious Approach to HIV in the Black CommunityA Culturally-Conscious Approach to HIV in the Black Community

Healthcare/Health Resources—A Q&A about Erie’s nationally-recognized Lending Hands for Life HIV/AIDS program and what it really means to offer culturally-conscious care and support.

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See an in depth interview by Carlos Nelson and Cheryl Johnson about Auburn Gresham's annual community celebration.