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City of Chicago "My CHI. My Future" Concert For Youth May 23rd @3pm

My CHI. My Future., and to begin connecting youth to meaningful and engaging virtual opportunities, and connecting you to the content shared by your colleagues.

Racial Equity Rapid Response Team Announces Latest Efforts To Address Health Disparities

To provide targeted information and receive direct input from residents in each neighborhood, the RERRT is hosting three tele-town halls, one for each of the priority communities. The town halls will be streamed live through each organization’s social media platforms of South Shore Works, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Austin Coming Together.

As remote learning ramps up in Chicago, a high-stakes question: Should students be learning anything new?

Carla Jones, a teacher at Cook Elementary on Chicago’s South Side, weighs in on remote learning plans.

Community Health Focus Hour

Community Health Focus Hour, Saturday, April 4th, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, WVON1690, topic:  Substance Abuse and Youth: Edibles, Opioids & More.

COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant Program available to residents economically impacted

The $2 million COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant Program is available to people who have suffered an economic impact due to a recent change in employment status. Apply by Wednesday, April 1: bit.ly/33Ox98i

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...

Hand-picked tools for every scenario, all well-suited for use during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you've found yourself searching for quality, content-focused tools students can turn to at home, then we think the list below will help

In Some Communities, Less Than 60% Of Households Have Internet. CPS' New Plan Can't Change That.

 More than 100,000 households in the city lack a computer or tablet, and almost 200,000 don’t have internet access, according to 2018 U.S. Census data, the most recent available. Internet access varies widely from one community to the next.

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

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

Coronavirus is crippling Chicago's census outreach

The coronavirus is stymying Chicago's efforts to improve its count in the 2020 census, in Chicago and across IL.

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.

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