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Education Initiatives

Welcome to the education section of the Auburn Gresham Community Web Portal. We hope you find all information listed in this section useful and beneficial to you and the Auburn Gresham, Englewood, and West Chatham communities. 

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Jehovah's Witnesses Continues Their Ministry Virtually, Everywhere
Jehovah's Witnesses Thrive With Shift to Virtual Meetings, Ministry and Conventions
Mayor Lightfoot, CTA and CPS Announce “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund” Is Now Accepting Applications from CPS High School Students
In its third year, CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) scholarship program created by CTA and RPM Phase One contractor Walsh-Fluor helps Chicago teens pursue degrees in construction and…
Civic Media Literacy: The Curriculum Advisory Group
CPS Teachers in grades 6 - 12 can earn a stipend by working with the Dept. of Social Science & Civic Engagement as part of a curriculum advisory group.
$5 MILLION IN EMERGENCY GRANTS TO SAVE CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN ANNOUNCED
In response to the outrageous actions - akin to a strike - of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) this week, and inaction by the School District, a $5 million Rescue Fund has been created by STOP Award…
Gov. Pritzker Announces $300 Million in Nation-Leading Child Care Recovery Grants
CHICAGO - Governor JB Pritzker and Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Secretary Grace B. Hou today announced that $300 million in new relief grants will be made available to child care…
Healthier Holiday Appetizers & Desserts
Date: December 16th, 2021 (Thursday) Time: 11 AM - 12 PM Location: Zoom meeting requiring registration Register: https://www.bit.ly/3b86FTM
Mr. Dad's Fathers Club Presents Parent Workshops (2021 - 2022)
Parent Workshops about Parent Leadership, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), & Health Wellness. Brought to the public by Mr. Dad's Fathers Club.
UIC Neighborhood Centers to provide support for African American Communities
UIC Neighborhood Centers to provide support for Auburn Gresham and North Lawndale
Mayor Lightfoot, CTA and CPS Announce “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund” Student Winners for 2021-2022
In its second year, CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) scholarship program, created by CTA and RPM Phase One contractor Walsh-Fluor, helps Chicago youth pursue degrees in construction and…
EVENT: What's the 411 on the COVID-19 Vaccines?
Thursday, May 27 th at 6 pm Registration link in full article Join UChicago Medicine & Community Partners for a Virtual Community Grand Rounds about the current status of the COVID-19 vaccines.…
FREE Health Classes!
FREE health classes for the whole family! Check out the flyer in the full article for more details.
2021 Scholarship
Good Morning Educators and Community Leaders , The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 Scholarship Application . Please click HERE to review…
Apply for Emerging Voices Fellowship by March 17th
Emerging Voices Fellowship is an immersive mentorship program for early-career writers who are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world.
The Effects of Homelessness and the Pandemic on our LGBTQIA Community
Join UChicago Medicine & Community Partners for a Virtual Community Grand Rounds See full article for registration link and details
CPS ready options for families to allow students to safely return to school...
After nearly a year away from their classrooms, teachers, and friends, we are happy to announce that CPS students who want to learn in person will be returning to their schools.
IL Snap Education FREE Upcoming Mini Webinars
Two mini-webinars hosted by Illinois SNAP-Education will take place in February. Both are free to attend. See article and/or flyer for full details and registration links!
Mayor Lightfoot, CTA and CPS Announce “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund” Now Accepting Applications from CPS High School Students
CTA opens college scholarship program for low-income Chicago youth in program’s second year
New Pisgah hosts a Successful 2020 Fall Festival for their children and families!
Every year, New Pisgah hosts a Fall Festival for their children and families. Due to this pandemic and social distancing restrictions, New Pisgah managed to move forward with the annual Fall Festival…
St. Sabina Employment Resource Center: Youth Investment Program
St. Sabina Employment Resource Center is now registering youth ages 16-24 for our IYIP Program. Learn how the program can help you with job readiness and securing work placement. Registration link…
CTA, ACE host Trades Day for CPS Students
CTA helps provide a path for CPS high school students to pursue architecture-, construction- and engineering-related careers as part of RPM Phase One Project.
Latinx Business Regional BIG Webinars:
Join the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to learn about the Business Interruption Grant Program (BIG). In this webinar, Latinx, Latino, Latina, and Hispanic owned…
SPREAD THE WORD! Joplin Elementary School Program for Families in Gresham
Vocel has a few slots remaining for families and caretakers in the Gresham area with children 0-4 years old. Vocel is Virtual!
Mayor Lightfoot, CTA and CPS Announce Student Recipients of “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund”
CTA, RPM Contractor Walsh-Fluor and Chicago Scholars in 2020 Launched RPM Scholarship Program to Help Youth Pursue Education and Careers in Construction
City of Chicago "My CHI. My Future" Concert For Youth May 23rd @3pm
My CHI. My Future., and to begin connecting youth to meaningful and engaging virtual opportunities, and connecting you to the content shared by your colleagues.
As remote learning ramps up in Chicago, a high-stakes question: Should students be learning anything new?
Carla Jones, a teacher at Cook Elementary on Chicago’s South Side, weighs in on remote learning plans.

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