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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.

YOUR VOICE MATTERS DECEMBER TASK FORCE "Education and Youth Development" Meeting

The January meeting is going to be very critical for our educaiton taskforce. As the information unfolds solidfiying the date, time and location, it will be critical to ensure the meeting is filled to capacity, to address this important phase of the plan. Our youth's future education successful outcomes, are dependent on the strategies and goals that we collectively put in place, to drive needed improvements, in the schools and parent engagement activities across our neighborhoods.

Youth Guidance Set to Host 22nd Annual Parent Leadership Conference

Youth Guidance's 22nd Annual Parent Leadership Conference entitled: Parenting with Knowledge, Action and Transformation will bring together more than 200 Chicago mothers, fathers, educators, and youth experts for empowerment and enlightenment.

CVS/pharmacy Job Training Information Meetings 1/15 For Westcott Elementary School Parents!

Calling all Westcott Elementary Parents!!! Join us, for the next information meeting to learn about the CVS/pharmacy, job program, Thursday, January 15th from 9:00-10:00am or 4:00-5:00pm, at Westcott Elementary, 409 W. 80th Street, in our new Parent Room #102. See you there!

Community Violence Prevention Testimonials

Testimonials from the parents involved in the Community Violence Prevention Program.

The Interruptors Airs on Channel 11 February 14th

The Interruptors, the gritty documentary on youth violence in Chicago, airs on WTTW Channel 11 Tuesday, February 14th at 8pm.

YouMedia Chicago - Youth Powered 21st Century Learning

A place for youth to create media

Common Sense Media, Yahoo! Safely, and MTV Stand Up to Cyberbullying Town Hall Event

MTV’s SuChin Pak will moderate an Oct. 18 Chicago town hall for parents, teens, and teachers at the Field Museum.  Members of the Auburn-Gresham community are invited to attend for free!

Talking to your Child about 9/11: What do you need to know?

Expert Advice on How to Talk About 9/11 with Kids
Read one expert's advice on the best way to talk to your kids about the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Free Cyberbullying Toolkit for Educators

Whether you're an educator at a school, church, community organization, or as a parent at home, here is a toolkit that you can use to delete the culture of cyberbullying.  It's full of lessons that are ready to use.  Pass it on and spread the word!

What's Hot for Back to School (And How to Handle It)

We've researched the latest must-see viral videos and must-join websites to give parents the inside scoop on technology.

Summer Learning

How do you prevent kids' brains from turning to mush over the summer? Well-chosen books, movies, games, websites, apps, and TV shows that slip in some lessons along with the entertainment.