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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.