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IL State Treasurer School Supply Drive, Support the 79th Street Renaissance Festival

Thanks to the IL State Treasurer's Office, we will help lots of students enter the 2016-2017 school year with all the right supplies, at the youth pavilion, during the #79thStRenFest, September 10th.

Walking, dreaming big of a healthy Auburn Gresham!

GAGDC MAPSCorps, student interns walking, dreaming of a healthy Auburn Gresham!

“Look What is Happening in the 17th Ward”

Janella Curtis  coordinated a “Green Tech” Meet and Greet session for parents and 17th Ward Alderman David Moore.

GADC and 006th District Host Small Business Forum 2015

GADC and 006th Distrct Host Small Business Forum 2015, June 9th, 7808 S. Halsted, 006th District Community Room. Come hear about City of Chicago and local services available to businesses. Come early or come anytime between 10:00 - 1:30pm, open flow. Stay tuned for the Agenda.  All are welcome!

Empowering Youth To Live Healthy Lifestyles Summit

Empowering Youth To Live Health Lifestyles Summit, May 14, 6-9pm, at the Gary Comer Youth Center. This is the Community Grand Round (CGR) you don't want to miss. This will be a YOUTH developed and led SUMMIT! It will expose you to topics of obesity, violence, sexually transmitted and infectious diseases and asthma. Hurry, the YOUTH SUMMIT Registration is filling up!

Digging Deeper in Auburn Gresham: A first-person perspective

During this spring semester the Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) staff and our community partners have launched a pilot to enhance our urban redesigned courses and the complementary clinical visits.   In Auburn Gresham, Sheenita Robinson of Greater Auburn Gresham Community Development Corporation (GAGDC) and I set out to develop a more engaging and mutually beneficial clinical visit planning process.  Read the story as Sheenita shares her thoughts with me about why it is important to collaborate with ISU faculty for their upcoming clinical visits.

Oglesby Elementary School 2nd Annual Daddy-Daughter Dance

All elementary school grade girls currently enrolled in Oglesby Elementary School and their fathers or father figures were invited to attend a Daddy-Daughter Dance sponsored by the School Staff, Oglesby Local School Council (LSC) and the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation. The event was held at Oglesby Elementary School, February 26, 2015. Everyone had a great time!

Neighborhood Public Service Announcement For 79th Street RenFest Produced By KKC

Please listen to this new, hot-off-presses PSA for the 9th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival! Give it a listen, and make sure to come to this south side iconic festival this Saturday, Sept. 6th, right here on West 79th Street. Share, Post and Tweet! Many Thanks! Carlos Nelson, Executive Director, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation

Largest Vegetarian Food Festival In Nearby Naperville IL Returns This August



Auburn Gresham MAPSCorps 2014 Field Team In Place

Auburn Gresham MAPSCorps 2014 Field Coordinator Team is in Place. Thanks University of Chicago and Afterschool Matters (ASM) for this continued STEM partnership for our youth. We are excited about our team assignment! 

Chicago! Memorial Day Isn't Just A Break From Work

Celebrate the holiday by remembering our fallen soldiers, remembering residents who lost their lives for our peace and by acting to make America better. Celebrate by making our neighborhoods better. Little known fact, 80% of us are exhibiting Peace in our Auburn Gresham streets. As you celebrate the fallen, focus on this fact, celebrate the fallen and Peace, Monday, May 26, 2014, and every day.

Volutneer to Help Veterans

The Community Breaks Bread With Trust

On the Table is a Chicago region event held on May 12, to unite us as a community and discuss our future. Are you hosting and On The Table discussion in Auburn Gresham and need concerning and trusting residents, businesses or youth to attend? Post your On The Table event on the portal and be specific on date, time, and number of folks you can handle at your table!

Affordable Care Act Enrollment at GADC Offices 79th Racine!

GADC invites the Auburn Gresham, Greater Grand Crossing, Chatham and surrounding communities to attend one of our upcoming "Obama Care" open enrollment health insurance enrollment days, in our offices located at 7903 S. Racine, Feb. 19th, 10:00am-2:00pm!

Auburn Gresham Surpasses a Key BTOP Goal with LATEST 2 Businesses to Earn Free Desktop Computer!

2 Auburn Gresham businesses earn free desktops for participating the the BTOP program!

My experience with Smart Communities Initiative and Greater Auburn-Gresham Corporation

I  am describing my experience with Smart Communities Initiative and Greater Auburn-Gresham Corporation.

ISU and Westcott Elementary Commemorate Mentor Program with Tree Dedication

Last week, Illinois State University (ISU) and Westcott Elementary students commemorated their mentorship experiences through the dedication of two new trees, planted in Westcott’s community garden.  

FREE SEMINAR: Estate Planning for Self Employed Individuals

Come learn the INs and OUTs of Estate Planning for Self-Employed Individuals!