News from past 90 days

Make Sure You Are Counted! Complete the US Census in 2020!

The reference day used for the census, will be April 1, 2020

New Report Identifies Ways That Communities Can Advance Health Equity

Communities can have a powerful impact on the health of its residents. Attached  is some great resources to help promote Healthy Chicago 2.0 work around health equity.

March Grand Rounds "Memory Loss, Caregiving, & Staying Active in Older Age"

Community Grand Rounds is the premier program of the Center for Community Health and Vitality (CCHV), March 14, 2020, 731 E. 63rd, 11;30am - 2:00pm.

Chicago DPD is accepting applications for three open City Planner positions!

DPD is accepting applications for three open City Planner positions. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, March 5th.

Chicago Park District Summer Job Openings!
The Chicago Park District
is accepting applications for their seasonal positions.
Visit to apply
Does that burn need medical attention

An emergency department doctor gives steops you can take when injured by steamig liquids

Unique Strategies Today’s Top Medical Organizations Use to Maximize Revenue

Smart medical organizations do everything in their power to maximize revenue – from implementing new technologies to minimizing unnecessary costs.
Today, we’re highlighting some of the unique strategies America’s top healthcare organizations are using to maximize revenue.

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

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, Chicago, IL.

Ladder Up Free Tax Site Opens Today February 1, 2020 at Thurgood Marshall Library

Free Tax Prep services available through the Ladder Up Tax Assistance Program February 1 – April 15. 

City of Chicago Opens CityArts Program Grants Applications (attachment)

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2020 CityArts Program, offering grants to nonprofits arts and culture organizations of all sizes. 

Complete eligibility criteria and applications are available at and must be received by February 28, 2020, at 5pm CST in order to be considered.


Black History Month film programs of interest are LOVE AND BASKETBALL, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (both part of series A Fine Romance), Chicago premieres of CANE RIVER, GOLDIE, and FAHAVALO, MADAGASCAR 1947, and Avant-Noir, the latter program presented as part of Conversations at the Edge  Celebrate Valentine’s Day all month with a variety of love stories in A Fine Romance Open-captioned screenings of HONEY BOY will be presented on February 7 and 10 and FLEABAG on February 17

NIU removes use of standardized test scores for 2021 applicants

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

What you need to know about the Wuhan coronavirus

An infectious disease expert says there’s certainly no reason to panic.An infectious disease expert says there’s certainly no reason to panic.

Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan Download A Copy Here!

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