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PlayStreets 2021 Auburn Gresham

PlayStreets went social distancing and virtual too for 2020!  Check out the schedule Join us in Let's Move activities with young people and adult young at heart people as we learn the stretch, dance and exercise with videos you can repeat as much as you want. There is a healthy "Do It Yourself (DIY) at home activity with each activation!

Don’t forget to post photos or short videos to Facebook (tag gagdcchicago), Instagram (tag @gagdc_chicago), or Twitter  (tag @gadc_chicago) ans use the hastags #playstreetssouth and #playstreeetsauburngresham! Enjoy and Let's Move!

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive

We are looking for donations of new coats for young people. All sizes needed. See flyer for more info. 

Warming Up Chicago Coat Drive (Thank you for the Donations!)

We are looking for donations of new coats for young people. All sizes needed. See flyer for more info. 

Auburn Gresham GOLD (AGGOLD) Camp Registration is Open!

School is almost out and it's almost that time again, Auburn Gresham GOLD Summer Camp time! Registration is open. Limited space available so sign up today!

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. 
Community Leaders Hope to Inspire Auburn-Gresham with 13th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival

For the past 13 years, community leaders have managed to transform Auburn-Gresham area into a peaceful, approachable neighborhood for families of all ages to enjoy the 79th Street Renaissance Festival. Their work continues to inspire and promote change in the community in hopes of expanding the festival to cater to an even larger audience for years to come.

Auburn Gresham Reconnection Hub

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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.

Join GAGDC On #GivingTuesday Help Families Go For The GOLD!

On November 29th, #GivingTuesday, join GAGDC in supporting thier mission to help Auburn Gresham GOLD children and families thrive. Your gift will support needed programming.

Red Cross Installs 400 Hundred Smoke Alarms in One Day in Chicago's Auburn Gresham Community

The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois, joined by community volunteers from the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation, went door-to-door in the Auburn-Gresham community on the city’s South Side and installed more than 400 smoke alarms in a single day on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Volunteers also educated residents about fire safety and helped families create a personalized escape plan to exit their home during an emergency. Community leaders including Ald. Derrick Curtis, Ald. Howard Brookins, Jr., Ald. David Moore, and State Senator Jacqueline Collins also participated in the community safety event.

Northwestern Students Talk Trash With GAGDC!

Northwestern Students Talks Trash With the GAGDC and there is nothing dirty about this.

Internship Fair & Career Opportunities April 29th!

Calling all students in college or preparing to enter college in the fall, 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. and Chicago Park District invites you to an Internship Fair & Career Opportunities, April 29th, 2016, from 10am to 2pm, at the Foster Park Field House.

Cancer The Path to Survival, Community Grand Round March 2016!

There're still open slots! Join the University of Chicago Medicine and Community Partners for this important conversation around those impacted by cancer and survived! March 31st, Holy Cross Hospital, 2701 W. 68th Street, 6-8pm, Dinner will be served! Please RSVP.

Auburn Gresham Mikva Students CAN'T KEEP CALM!

Susuana Vasquez, Executive Director, LISC Chicago and her team, stated it best for the local Auburn Gresham, Mikva Challenge, Elev8 graduating seniors, "Great t-shirts." They earned them. Check them out and Congratulations to all our Elev8 and PSCEDU graduating seniors!

Get Covered Last Day For Enrollment It Closes March 31st!

Auburn Gresham, Chatham and Greater Grand Crossing!!!!! The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation and St. Sabina Resource Center is holding a March Enrollment Madness Event to enroll as many residents and businesses as possible for health insurance, on March 27th, 10-2pm at 7801 S. State Street, Urban Partnership Bank, second floor computer lab, before Enrollment Closes March 31st! Call us at 773-483-3696 for more details or to get an appointment right away!