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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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PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER SHOOTS TO POWER LIVES
Basketball has always been a passion for Keila Beachem, but she had no idea just how far it would take her. As a young woman growing up on the south side of Chicago Keila and her family faced some…
Glenda's Book Club on the Block Gets Country Financial Support
Glenda's book club on the block giving young residents something to read about.
Rescuing black homeownership to build wealth and stabilize communities
Organizational initiaves to boost black home ownership in Chicago and across the country
KIDS CAN SHOOT FOR THE STARS BY ENTERING COMED’S KIDVID CONTEST
If you have a tendency to shun the latest videogame for the latest buzzworthy movie, you might be in luck. ComEd is calling all 5 th graders to enter the ComEd KidVid Contest by Nov. 10. The KidVid…
“Stay Woke” When Preparing Your Kids To Go Back To School
It’s that time again—back-to-school. And although parents are busying themselves purchasing school clothes and supplies—or lining up for one of the giveaways– it’s also…
Here's How To Get A Free Backpack From The Majostee Allstars
The backpacks will be available during several events leading up to Sept. 5.
Save it for Some Rainy Play
Multi-generational physical activity event connects neighbors to their local school, in Auburn Gresham's PlayStreets activations.
Deadline for City Colleges of Chicago Fall Term 2017 Nears - Register by August 21
The registration deadline for the 16-week Fall Term for City Colleges of Chicago's seven campuses - Harold Washington College, Harry S Truman College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College,…
What You Should Know About Back to School Health Screenings
What You Should Know About Back to School Health Screenings. Listen in to WVON 1690AM, 1:00-2:00PM. Call in to ask any questions about health screenings for your children's back to school needs!
CPS high schoolers get a head start on careers in medicine
Future health care professionals complete internships at Advocate Trinity Hospital
Charting the Course for a New Way to Employ Youth
A Special Report on an Important Partner Program...
Over 100 Interns Participated at the Fourth Annual Financial Services Pipeline Intern Career Conference
In an effort to increase the representation of African Americans and Latinos within the financial services sector, the Financial Services Pipeline (FSP) Initiative brought together more than 100…
Auburn Gresham Gold Camp Begins!
AG earns a "Gold" medal for summer enrichement program!
Suite Little Feet Now Enrolling
Suite Little Feet School 1439 West 79th St
A Powerful Peace March #IAmForPeace
Last Friday morning our students at Perspectives led their 4th Annual Peace March with over 2,400 participants. Our students, staff, parents, friends, community leaders, corporate partners and a…
Team Hope
Greater West Town Wood Products Manufacturing class graduates with a hope-filled spirit.
Construction Program Skilled Trades: CORE and Carpentry Level
Project H.O.O.D. (PH) is partnering with the Illinois Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC-IL) and Preservation of Affordable Housing's Woodlawn Resource Center (POAH) to enroll and…
Construction Program Skilled Trades: CORE and Carpentry Level
Project H.O.O.D. (PH) is partnering with the Illinois Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC-IL) and Preservation of Affordable Housing's Woodlawn Resource Center (POAH) to enroll and…
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.
ComEd Hosts Celebration for Students’ Completion of Job Training Program
ComEd, together with 31 construction industry companies, two local utilities, and seven social service agencies, today held a special ceremony for more than 90 participants who have successfully…
APPLICATION NOW OPEN TO COACH ONE MILLION DEGREES SCHOLARS
One Million Degrees (OMD)— a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is now…
Empowering Youth to Speak Up and Speak Out!
Calling all TEEN groups and organizations supporting TEENS Come and have your VOICES HEARD and discuss issues that are important to YOU! May 18, 2017, 5:30-7:30pm, Gary Comer Youth Center, 7200 S.…
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.
For the 8th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College
For the 8 th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College; Urban Prep Shares Why 100% Matters as Students Announce College Selections at Annual Signing Day Event,…
How I was changed by my Spring Break Trip
Gary Comer College Prep Middle School students toured 4 Historically Black College and Universities over Spring Break. Here is what they learned.

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