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ComEd Offers Ways for Customers to Fall into Savings During National Energy Awareness Month
ComEd residential customers to receive about a $14 credit during October thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act
Financial Services Pipeline Initiative Appoints Two New CEO Leadership Council Co-chairs
The Financial Services Pipeline (FSP) Initiative is ushering in two new co-chairs to help steer the direction of the program, carry out the organization’s mission and oversee overall strategy…
Green Means Go (Toward a Cleaner Community)
Learn more about the Team that's cleaning our streets and improving our neighborhood.
The magical mystical Cook County Land Bank lures homebuyers
This Urban Landlady blog post tells how homebuyers and investors can use the Cook County Land Bank to build our community and get great deals on vacant properties. .
Wait, did you say you just WAIVED all the taxes?
Ever notice a nice-looking house or building which has been vacant for years and no one seems to know why? Read this post on the Cook County Land Bank Authority!
Mayor Emanuel’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Is Open For Applications!
The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund is a new grant to help strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago's South, Southwest and West Sides. The NOF grant cycle is now open.
Ride a Trolley, Sip a Cocktail, Change a Neighborhood
In a double decker bus on a gorgeous day, the only place to ride is in the top.
The Changing Face of Auburn Gresham: How Façade Enhancements Energize Neighborhoods.
Artful changes inspire local hope and pride.
Charting the Course for a New Way to Employ Youth
A Special Report on an Important Partner Program...
Suite Little Feet Now Enrolling
Suite Little Feet School 1439 West 79th St
New Energy Efficiency Benefits Coming to Illinois Consumers
ComEd’s Energy Efficiency Program has excelled to new heights. To date, ComEd customers have saved a record-breaking $2.5 billion through energy efficiency programs and will save even more with…
The Law Project Has A New Name!
For more than 30 years, The Law Project was known - first as the Community Economic Development Law Project, and then as The Law Project. Today, they are excited to announce that our new name is the…
Auburn Gresham Community Day, Saturday, June 10th!
Auburn Gresham Community Day, is Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Foster Park. This community event day is hosted by Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) and its many community sponsors and…
Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health and Wellness!
Can one iconic building along a key commerical cooridor lead the way to improve the health of a neighborhood? Community leaders and organizations in Auburn Gresham are progressing on a transformative…
Southside Memorial Day Parade On May 29th
17th Ward Alderman David Moore Invites you to join us for the Southside Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Parade Step off, 11:00 a.m. Wreath Ceremony on the grounds of at St.…
FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!
The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop…
THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST INVITES RESIDENTS TO “ACT UP” TOGETHER TO BENEFIT NEIGHBORHOODS
TODAY May 16th , tens of thousands of Chicagoans will participate in The Chicago Community Trust’s fourth On the Table – sharing a meal and discussing both challenges and…
Total Look Beauty Salon Celebrating 15 Years In Auburn Grehsam May 6th
Auburn-Gresham hair salon owner celebrates 15th anniversary with free hair appointments for neighborhood high school seniors, on May 6th.
Building Organizational Capacity On the Ground
Otis Monroe, President and CEO of the Monroe Foundation , was a recent guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show. Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can…
Building Organizations That Stand the Test of Time
Valerie F. Leonard, a local expert in community and organizational development, is partnering with Chicago State University to host "Lasting Impact: Building Sustainable Organizations". The…
Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week!
May 9, 2017 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. Be sure to celebrate teachers at your youth's school and/or Principals and their staffs in schools in our community.
The Black Star Project's Parent Revolution WVON Radio Show May 6th, Focus on the Wealth Divide
The Black Star Project's Parent Revolution Show with Bill Emmons and Ray Boshara of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, Saturday, May 6th, 6:00pm CST. listen on WVON 1690AM.
Orland Square Mall Receives $167,000 Energy Efficiency Incentive from ComEd for Upgrades
Orland Square Mall energy efficient upgrades results in 1,114,033 kWh savings, enough to power 121 homes with electricity for a year.
ComEd's CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates
ComEd has brought together 31 construction industry companies, two local utilities, and seven social service agencies to help increase job opportunities for minorities in neighborhoods throughout…
April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!
It was a wonderful day in the neighborhood” on Saturday, April 1st , 2017 in Auburn-Gresham at the Breakfast & Blues for Seniors event held at the Naomi and Sylvester Smith Senior Living…

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