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Earn IRS Tax Certification for Free with Ladder Up

Ready to make a difference? Volunteer at the tax site, with Ladder Up! Email volunteer@goladderup.org or call 312-409-1555.

Complete the Nonprofit Utopia Survey for a Chance to Win

With a year of data and experience under its belt, the Nonprofit Utopia community is poised to go to the next level of its development. In so doing, the community is surveying its members and stakeholders to create better value for the nonprofit sector.  Nonprofit Utopia is is asking nonprofit stakeholders to complete a survey to get a sense for what a typical work day is like; their aspirations and challenges.  The results will be kept confidential. Respondents will get  free admission to an upcoming paid webinar of their choice and a chance to win a $50.00 Amazon gift card.

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 Side rates are 9 times the national average.

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 recent opportunity that will help make affordable housing a reality for its clients. Earlier this summer, Chicago Housing Authority opened its application process for the Property Rental Assistance (PRA) program, which allocates Project Based Vouchers (PBV) to new developments and existing, well-managed properties.

MAPSCorps, Apply for Alumni Council by Sept. 30th!

We’re gearing up to start the second year of the MAPSCorpos Alumni Council. If you participated in a MAPSCorps After School Matters program in 2019 or a prior year, consider signing up by 9/30.

Community Health System Continues to Invest in Next Generation of Healthcare Providers as Demand for Primary Care Providers Continues to Grow

As the demand for primary care physicians continues to grow faster than its supply,  Erie Family Health Centers continues to take a leadership role in narrowing the deficit by investing in the next generation of the primary healthcare workforce trained to work in community health.

WVON1690AM: Community Health Needs Assessment  and  The Impact of Violence Prevention Programming

On September 14th, Urban Health Initiative leaders, along with the Director of Community Health and Vitality, and two community leaders, will discuss community health priorities as defined in the recently published Community Health Needs Assessment.

Press Conference Sept 4th #EndGunViolence

We are organizing a National Rally to #EndGunViolence and to pressure Congress to pass gun safety laws in D.C.  We can't do this work alone, therefore, we are asking our Chicago partners to unite with us as we call on Congress to stop ignoring this public health crisis and hold Congress accountable for not taking action in passing common-sense gun safety laws. 

CTA Modernization Project Brings Small Business Opportunities

CTA and Walsh-Fluor recently attended a BCOE meeting to teach about opportunities to work on the largest capital improvement project in CTA’s history.

CTA Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Project Team, Walsh-Fluor Kick Off First RPM Construction Careers Networking Fair

CTA and Walsh-Fluor are hosting its first workforce networking event for individuals interseted in construction careers that culd lead to work on CTA's RPM Phase One project.

The Strong Futures Employment Program

Strong Futures is a workforce initiative that is aimed at providing stability to opportunity youth, severely disconnected youth, and/or justice-involved youth by providing connection to full-time employment and employment retention.

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has Openings for Boys Ages 14-16 & Girls Ages 16-18 Years Old

Hours of operation

8am - 6pm

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...

Public Invited to Dan Ryan Woods Celebration

The public is invited to join Forest Preserves of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioners Stanley Moore and John P. Daley, Forest Preserves General Superintendent Arnold Randall and partners on Wednesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the new Dan Ryan Woods Nature Play area and other outdoor recreation amenities.

5 Effective Tips to Use Social Media Optimization for Higher Visibility

For most advertisers, when you hear “optimization”, you’re in all probability slanted to consider SEO and the details that accompany it. Nonetheless, at its center, the thought behind optimizing is actually very straightforward: It’s making the best of anything.

Mayor Lightfoot Wraps Up Community Listening Tour to Form Partnerships and Learn About Key Neighborhood Priorities

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined the One Chicago for All Alliance to wrap up a six-part “community listening tour” that the mayor participated in throughout Chicago from April to June.

100&Change, Lever for Change

Cecilia Conrad, Managing Director of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s  Awards and Fellows Program, and CEO of Lever for Change, and Cindy Moelis, President of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation, will be guests on the Nonprofit Utopia Podcast on Monday, July 8, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST. The Nonprofit Utopia Podcast is an extension of the online community, and provides a forum in which nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, Founder of Nonprofit Utopia, LLC, is the host. The show will stream live from BlogTalkRadio.com/nonprofitutopia. The archived podcast will be available on BlogTalkRadio iTunes and Stitcher and on the Nonprofit Utopia website.

Passing the Torch through the ARK

Jocelyn Jones is passing on the torch, and the ARK has a new leader effective July 1, 2019. 

50×50: AN EPIC CITY-WIDE THEATRICAL FLASH MOB! Check out Auburn Gresham This Summer!

Free Performances in All 50 Wards of Chicago In One Day. Come check out this youth written plan and help them spread social justice around their idea and spread the love in the community. 

Violence Recovery:  A Very Necessary Healing

After a traumatic experience, in addition to physical healing, there is a need for spiritual and emotional healing.

Auburn Gresham GOLD (AGGOLD) Camp Registration is Open!

School is almost out and it's almost that time again, Auburn Gresham GOLD Summer Camp time! Registration is open. Limited space available so sign up today!

AGGOLD Schools Weather the Storms to Mark the End of Successful After School Programs!

GAGDC's ducation and youth development staff prepared an fun and entertaining culiminating event to mark the end of the after school programming in the AGGOLD schools 2019. 

A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR CHICAGO

As one of the 35 organizations in Mayor Lightfoot’s environment transition Committee, ComEd has helped develop plans for Chicago to respond to the climate crisis by reducing air pollution from the electric and transportation sectors, making infrastructure more resilient to volatile weather and creating jobs and economic opportunities for all communities.

Spanish Coalition for Housing Team Honored for Outstanding Efforts in Education

Annual Mujeres Destacadas Awards Recognize Spanish Coalition for Housing for Their Successes and Dedication to Housing Education in Chicago's Communities.

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