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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!

2019 Ladder Up's Tax Site

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress (CEP) have officially merged as of October 2019.  The name of our combined organization is "Ladder Up".  As you will see, our website and materials for this upcoming 2020 tax season have been updated to reflect the change. 

Earn IRS Tax Certification for Free with Ladder Up

Ready to make a difference? Volunteer at the tax site, with Ladder Up! Email volunteer@goladderup.org or call 312-409-1555.

Mayor Lightfoot Wraps Up Community Listening Tour to Form Partnerships and Learn About Key Neighborhood Priorities

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined the One Chicago for All Alliance to wrap up a six-part “community listening tour” that the mayor participated in throughout Chicago from April to June.

Spring "Health Fair on the Block," A Good Dose of Community Resources
Big  THANK YOU to all the vendors that attended the Auburn Gresham Health Fair. We looking forward to seeing you in the Fall. Save the date, October 4, 2019. Click on Picture to see Photos of Auburn Gresham Spring "Health Fair on the Block" 2019. 
Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Opening Day is Opens April 15th at 3pm!

It's that time again, Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site help is open until April 15, 2019! 

2019 African American Speaker Series

Join St. Sabina and the Auburn Gresham community for the March 9, 2019 African American Speaker Series, featuring Anthony Anderson, actor (hit tv series Blackish), comedian and writer. It's free and open to the public.

Auburn Gresham looks to help those who help us, Give to the Red Cross

The Red Crosss helped Auburn Gresham "Sound the Alarm" and installed almost 500 alarms free of charege in the homes of local residents. This is why the Red Cross Annual Fund Drive is so critical. 

Celebrate Black History Month, with the Voice of the Community | #GoVote, It Matters!

Auburn Gresham celebrates Black History Month by lifting up all people in the commuity. Exercise you right to a high quality of life. You've Earned the right, now go #Vote. It matters for our community.

2019 Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Opens Feb. 2nd!

Get your taxes done for free at a Ladder Up + Center for Economic Progress (CEP) tax site near you! Auburn Gresham opens Saturday, February 2, 2019!

Big News for the Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon!

For 25 years, Chicago Cares has been proud to bring you Serve-a-thon, Chicago’s largest volunteer day. In order to plan for and launch a new Serve-a-thon in 2020, Chicago Cares will not be hosting Serve-a-thon in June 2019. Auburn Gresham you still have plenty of volunteer projects with GAGDC Chicago Cares partner. Ask us how 773-483-3696!

#StayLITCYS Community Breakfast Meeting

We're looking forward to our next #StayLITCYS FREE Community Breakfast Meeting on Saturday, March 2nd at Zion Hill M.B. Church located 1460 W. 78th Street at 9:00 a.m. Please make plans to join us.

Welcome Jamie Nesbitt Golden, For Your Daily Dose of Auburn Gresham Neighborhood News!

Introducting Block Clubs Chicago's newest reporter: Jamie Nesbitt Golden who will cover Auburn Gresham!

Parkland students, Chance the Rapper,  to join St Sabina rally for peace
Parkland students, Chance the Rapper,  to join St Sabina rally for peace
25th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon is Saturday, June 23rd

Registration for the 25th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon is closed! Check out the inside scoop from our volunteers!

New one-stop shops for education, employment to target city’s troubled youths
Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!

We're serving more Seniors! Come enjoy great live blues band, food and help us in the campaign to give a heart to our seniors, during the February 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors!

Auburn Gresham Tax Site Closed, 2/10, Due to Weather!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AUBURN GRESHAM TAX SITE WILL CLOSED TOMORROW (SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH) DUE TO THE CONTINUING HEAVY SNOWFALL! WE WILL RE-OPEN ON MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 12TH.
 
Players host Holiday giving initiative

Bears players Jordan Howard and Kyle Fuller, along with other members of the Bears staff, held the annual Bears Care holiday giving initiative at Leo High School in Chicago.

Photos From Dec. 19th Hour of "Christmas Caroling" on 79th and Halsted

Join us for an Hour of "Christmas Caroling" on 79th and Halsted, "Southeast corner of 79th & Halsted inside Passive Park with live Christmas Tree." Especially looking forward to our little tots residents enjoying the festivites!

Auburn Gresham Reconnection Hub

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Auburn Gresham | Authentic | Genuine | A Golden Opportunity

"Auburn Gresham, Authentic, Genuine, A Golden Opportunity"

12 years of safe family fun at the 79th Street Renaissance Festival

The residents of Auburn Gresham celebrate twelve years of safe family fun at the 12th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival this Saturday, September 9 and Sunday September 10.

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 Center located on Halsted.

Coordinator, Community Investment (Part-time) POSITION AVAILABLE

Chicago Cares, in partnership with the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation, is looking to immediately hire a Coodinator, Community Investment, to manage local on the ground volunteer projects. If you are interested or know of a resident, who would be great for our Auburn Gresham Chicago Cares volunteer coordinator postion, please contact nsanders@gagdc.org or call GADC office at 773.483.3696 and ask for Norma.

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