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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

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!