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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 –…
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…
GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER (GSFC) OF THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (SAIC) SCREENINGS AND EVENTS, JANUARY 31-MARCH 5, 2020
Black History Month film programs of interest are LOVE AND BASKETBALL, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK…
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…
Something's Off: Acknowledging and Responding to Mental Illness
Did you know that the U.S. rates #1 in the world for most mental illnesses?
GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER (GSFC) OF THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (SAIC) PRESENTS NEW 35MM PRINT OF BLACK MOBVIES
Going beyond its Black Harvest Film Festival in August, Gene Siskel Film Center presents new,…
Auburn Gresham Day Care Centers, Santa is Coming to 79th Street 12/13!
Holiday Greetings from the Greater Auburn Gresham CDC, 17th Ward Alderman David Moore and Block By…
17th Ward Office Closed in Observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday
In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the 17th Ward office will close early at 1:00pm on…
G.E.M.S. Mentoring Program Accepting More Girls, Hurry the Deadline Dec. 3rd!
The Ark for St. Sabina GEMS Mentoring Program is inviting girls 13-17 to join us. Hurry, the…
2019 Ladder Up's Tax Site
Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress (CEP) have officially merged as of October 2019. The…
The Kindness Campaign, The Christopher Watts Initiative and Chicago Urban League will be hosting “2019 Thanksgiving Meal Distribution Day” on Saturday, November 23rd
The Kindness Campaign, The Christopher Watts Initiative and Chicago Urban League will be hosting…
Nov. 15 is Opening Day for Forest Preserves of Cook County Picnic and Special Event Permit Sales, 2020 Camping Reservations
Nov. 15 is Opening Day for Forest Preserves of Cook County Picnic and Special Event Permit Sales,…
Black Men in White Coats Summit - Save the Date
Health & Medicine' Policy Research Group is excited to announce that we are co-hosting the…
HOW TO HELP A CAREGIVER DURING NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers…
Know a Child Who Could Benefit From a Mentor?
By connecting with a trusted adult on meaningful, fun-filled outings, a child can develop a better…
Earn IRS Tax Certification for Free with Ladder Up
Ready to make a difference? Volunteer at the tax site, with Ladder Up! Email…
Community Health Focus Hour - Syphilis:  Alive, Kicking and Often Untreated
Did you know that Chicago has the second highest rate of syphilis in the country, and the South…
Spanish Coalition for Housing Works to Help Increase Pool of Affordable Housing Units
With affordable housing under siege in Chicago, Spanish Coalition for Housing is excited about a…
MAPSCorps, Apply for Alumni Council by Sept. 30th!
We’re gearing up to start the second year of the MAPSCorpos Alumni Council. If you…

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