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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.

A Moment with Father Michael Pfleger

St. Sabina Church has had a fearless leader, Father Michael Pfleger, who has championed the cause of not only saving but transforming the lives of youth in communities in and around his magnificent institution. One of his signature programs presented each year during the celebration of negro history, is his Speaker Series, in which he invite his congregation and others into the sanctuary to see and listen to world renowned personalities give their unabashed insight into America and the communities-at-large.

Join the Community at 17th Ward Quarterly Meeting Focus on Safety Saturday!

Alderman David Moore is hosting a quarterly commuity meeting, January 21, 2017, Barton Elementary School, 7650 S. Wolcott, 10:30am - 12:00. For more information please call 773-783-2672.

Chatham Initiative Would Bring More Jobs, Businesses, Ald. Sawyer Says

The initiative that unveiled Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is called the Greater Chatham Initiative. It took two years to put together and will drive investment in Chatham, Auburn Gresham, Greater Grand Crossing and Avalon Park. The goal is to also generate neighborhood redevelopment and economic growth.

The Ultimate Guide to 2016 Movies in the Parks Sorted by neighborhood and genre, for your browsing pleasure

There’s much to love about the Chicago Park District’s Movies in the Park program: They’re (mostly) kid friendly, free for your viewing pleasure, and spread throughout the city all summer. The 16th annual series kicks off this week and runs through September 5. For a complete listing visit chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Spread KINDNESS CAMPAIGN It's Contagious!

Spread Kindness Campaign by gathering at the intersection of 79th and Ashland, Tuesday May 24th, 5pm-7pm to spread KINDNESS by being a bright spot in the community. At ACTS OF KINDNESS we will galvanize and energize the community. Just show up and join Us!

Last Day To FileTaxes Auburn Gresham FREE Income Tax Site, TODAY, April 18th!

The last three days to file your taxes (current and prior year), at the Auburn Gresham CEP Tax Site are Wednesday April 13th, Saturday, April 16th and the last day Monday, April 18th! We will have extended hours on Monday, April 18th. The location is 7811 S. Racine. Print and read the attached flyer, as a reminder of what you will need to bring. IT IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. And please pass the word!

 
That's A Burger, Open Positions At South Side Restaurant!

Open positions in * Southside Restaurant *Looking for dyanamic indivuduals who don't mind working in a fast paced environment. Hiring for cashiers, cooks, food preps and janitors. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, contact the St. Sabina Employment Resource Center, 7825 South Racine.

A Youth Revolution in Auburn Gresham

Auburn Gresham is surely one of Chicago’s greatest “Best-Kept Secrets.” A community filled with beautiful bungalows, astounding parks, historical attractions and quality schools. One of our schools, nationally known for its stellar sports team and graduates such as Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls and State Representative Mary E. Flowers of the 31st district are proud Simeon High School alumni. These alumni along with a host of others have set the standards of quality education and programming in Auburn Gresham which exhibtis the true essence of GOLD standards.

66 Year Old Routing A Fresh Foods Plan for Local Seniors!

The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) currently has two seniors from the Easter Seals Community Service  program placed in meaningful jobs, at our 7901 S. Racine location. This week we are highlighting the front desk coordinator,  Mr. Dishman. Yes, he is 66 and he is a very active community memeber, of the Your Voice Matters campaign, formed to work on developing the next quality-of-life plan for our community.

Are You An Auburn Gresham Parent? We Still Need Your Input!

Are you a parent in Auburn Gresham? Auburn Gresham has the 5th highest rate of babies dying before their 1st birthday in the city. A group called "Courage to Love" is trying to figure out why. We're talking with parents about what they think, their thoughts on the community, their stressors, and how we could solve this problem. Contact us right away to particpate in our survey. We need your input! Contact Dominica McBride 312-394-9274 or dmcbride@be-come.org to participate in a short survey, get information or to become involved.

10th Annual Auburn Gresham 79th Street Renaissance Festival

Join us September 12th, from 10am - 7pm, for the 10th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival. This milestone year WE are celebrating the 10 Year Journey: Revitilization of Culture & Community, Ecomonic Development, Housing & Architecture, Education, Local Businesses, Seniors & Youth Residents, on-going Peace and Collective Change. Join us in the celebration of the journey, as we kick-off in OUR Community, YOUR VOICE MATTERS, come share OUR Renaissance Story...

Auburn Gesham Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening!

The anticipated Grand Opening of Walmart Neighborhood Market in the Auburn Gresham Community took place early morning March 4th! The long aisles filled to capacity with everything shoppers need, from general groceries, colorful fresh fruits and vegetables, to household products. No more running from store to store, this is a new Auburn Gresham's one-stop shop! 

Tell Us: What's Great, What's Needed in Auburn Gresham

Tell us what are the most important assets in Auburn Gresham. There's a new ten-minute, citywide survey that's letting Chicagoans give information about the neighborhoods where they live and work. We want to be heard. Take the a few minutes to take the survey. We thank you in advannce!

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