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17th Ward Youth Clean-Up Volunteer Project April 15th and 16th Join Us!17th Ward Youth Clean-Up Volunteer Project April 15th and 16th Join Us!

CAN TV—It's time for Spring cleaning and young adults are gearing up again for the 17th Ward Youth Clean-Up Campaign. Find out how!

Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Opening Day is Opens April 15th at 3pm!Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Opening Day is Opens April 15th at 3pm!

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Government Resources and Services—It's that time again, Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site help is open until April 15, 2019!

Business WorkshopsBusiness Workshops

Business—2019 Small Business Monthly Workshop Calendar 4/3 City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8 th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the… Continue

Spring Break Opportunity- HS Juniors and SeniorsSpring Break Opportunity- HS Juniors and Seniors

Apprenticeship, CAN TV, Community Highlights, Education Initiatives, Workforce and Career Development—Deadline to apply is March 22, 2019. Spring Break Opportunity for current Juniors and Seniors. $100 Stipend. Learn about Careers in Sports and Recreation while having fun and meeting other teens! See… Continue

Join IMAN's Community Organizing TrainingJoin IMAN's Community Organizing Training

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Workforce and Career Development—IMAN's organizing training focuses on fundamentals in community organizing and the role that power, self-interest and relationships play in making change.

Tool Up for a Career Making Cabinets and Other Wood Products!

Community Events, Trainings and Workshops—Wood Products Manufacturing Program Learn to make cabinets and other wood products with CNC and standard woodworking equipment in 15 weeks at Greater West Town. Get ready for a satisfying and… Continue

Be on the right side of history, VOTE for Chicago's Mayor April 2, 2019Be on the right side of history, VOTE for Chicago's Mayor April 2, 2019

City of Chicago, CAN TV, Community Highlights—Be on this side of Chicago's history, VOTE, April 2, 2019.

Positive Friday Message on Inclusive Employment from Brenda...Positive Friday Message on Inclusive Employment from Brenda...

Business News, Community Highlights, Workforce and Career Development—"...New Orleans Business Alliance and the Aspen Skills Academy are working together to create new pathways to prosperity for the economically insecure residents in New Orleans."

Spanish Coalition for Housing Continues to Increase Access to CHA Services

Housing/Real Estate—As Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) completes its third year as part of Community Alliance , the Chicago Housing Authority ’s (CHA) Diversity Outreach Initiative, it continues to increase… Continue

Town Hall Discussion on Cannabis LegalizationTown Hall Discussion on Cannabis Legalization

Business Events, Community Events, CAN TV Programs—State lawmakers will host a "Cannabis Town Hall" at the Olive-Harvey College on Monday, March 11, 2019. The town hall will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Individuals of all viewpoints are encouraged to… Continue

Small Business Expo on the RoadSmall Business Expo on the Road

Business Events, CAN TV Programs—The Small Business Center 'On the Road' Expos are a series of free expos in various locations citywide offering business resources on financing, licensing, tax laws and business networking for new… 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...

SCORE Business Growth BootCamp

Community Events, CAN TV Programs, Trainings and Workshops

From 17th Ward JOBS NewsletterFrom 17th Ward JOBS Newsletter

Apprenticeship, Workforce and Career Development—Job site listinS shared by the 17th Ward Service Office. Take a look!

WVON1690: Medical Alert:  Watch Your Blood Pressure and Guard Your Heart!WVON1690: Medical Alert:  Watch Your Blood Pressure and Guard Your Heart!

CAN TV, Community Highlights—join host Cedric McKoy and guests as they zero in on effective ways to manage blood pressure and protect your heart. WVON radio 1690AM, Community Health Focus Hour, Saturday, March 9, 2019

Scott Joplin Elementary Presents 'WAKANDA Endless Possibilities' Music ConcertScott Joplin Elementary Presents "WAKANDA Endless Possibilities" Music Concert

Community Events, CAN TV Programs—In 2017, iHeartMedia Chicago and 107.5 WGCI, Chicago's No.1 Station for Hip-Hop & R&B, announced today a partnership with Scott Joplin Elementary School , a school located in the heart of… Continue

AGGOLD Community Black History CelebrationAGGOLD Community Black History Celebration

Community Events, FREE After School Programs, CAN TV Programs—Auburn Gresham Gold Schools invite you out next week to come celebrate Black History Month, as we have special performances from our Gold school students and community programs . All are welcome and… Continue

Celebrate Black History Month, with the Voice of the Community | #GoVote, It Matters!Celebrate Black History Month, with the Voice of the Community | #GoVote, It Matters!

Business News, Community Highlights, Education Initiatives, Healthcare/Health Resources, Housing/Real Estate—Auburn Gresham celebrates Black History Month by lifting up all people in the commuity. Exercise you right to a high quality of life. You've Earned the right, now go #Vote. It matters for our… Continue

Mentor a Youth in Foster CareMentor a Youth in Foster Care

Social Services, including Youth and Seniors—Safe Families PLUS, in conjunction with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), provides caring mentors to youth ages 14 to 21 as they transition to adulthood. Mentors come alongside… Continue

Parent-Tot Play GroupParent-Tot Play Group

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Education Initiatives—Help your child prepare for preschool by making friends and learning new skills. Talk to other parents of young children in a supportive, non-judgmental space.

Join Us for Engaging in Politics while Remaining on Mission and Staying Non-PartisanJoin Us for Engaging in Politics while Remaining on Mission and Staying Non-Partisan

City of Chicago, Community Highlights, Government Resources and Services—Engaging in Politics while Remaining on Mission and Staying Non-Partisan

The Auburn Gresham Portal is part of the Southwest Smart Communities Initiative, a collaboration among Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn, and Englewood. Learn more about how we are Digitally and Socially Linking our Communities (DSL).

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