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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.

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

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.

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

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.
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 chicagoculturalgrants.org and must be received by February 28, 2020, at 5pm CST in order to be considered.

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 (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...

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, restored, and popular films to celebrate the Black experience year-round.

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 Block of Auburn Gresham. Look out, Santa Claus is Coming to Town (79th Street), December 13, 2019 11am - 1pm. Neighborhood day care centers are invited!

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 Wednesday, November 27th and will re-open at 9:00a.m. on Monday, December 2nd.

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 deadline is December 3rd and space is limited.

2019 Ladder Up's Tax Site

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress (CEP) have officially merged as of October 2019.  The name of our combined organization is "Ladder Up".  As you will see, our website and materials for this upcoming 2020 tax season have been updated to reflect the change. 

Mayor Lightfoot and CTA Launch "CTA Building Small Businesses Program" to Help Local Entrepreneurs Work on Largest Project in Agency History

CTA and Walsh-Fluor team up with LISC Chicago to help small firms compete for large-scale capital projects in Chicago like RPM Phase One

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