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Transformation: Making The Electric Grid Smart

The six-year ComEd Smart Grid journey transformed the electric grid, boosted the local economy with new jobs, helped small businesses grow and resulted in record-breaking reliability, fewer outages, faster restorations, thousands of jobs and more control for customers.

Spring Break STEM Robotics FUN!

We only have 5 spots remaining for 2nd through 5th graders in our Spring Break STEM  (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Day, March 26, 2018. 

The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium June 10th

The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium, Friday, June 10, and this is expected to be the first of a quarterly conversation to highlight the expressed need for blacks to get completely immersed in the word of technology and innovation. The Symposium will present the TBTNews Innovative Awards to well deserving tech leaders. For info call 312.980.2681.

 

Southwest Federation Block Clubs Hosts Englewood Seniors Empowerment Summit

he Southwest Federation Block Clubs of Greater Englewood is hosting its 2nd Annual Englewood  Empowerment Summit for the Englewood Seniors in the community and
beyond. 
The Englewood Senior Empowerment Summit will be held September 26, 2015, in U.S.Bank located on the 4th at 8:15W. 63rd St. (Between Halsted and Peoria) from 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.

Updating Your Skills: Success for Nancy at Greater West Town

Proof positive that adult education works to get people working!  Read Nancy's story of success, in celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.  Then call Greater West Town and start your own journey toward a career: 312-563-9570.

Put Your Summer to Work!

Greater West Town's Wood Products Manufacturing Training prepares individuals in 15 weeks for entry-level positions as skilled cabinetmaker apprentices, bench carpenters, machine operators, CNC operators, assemblers, solid surface counter fabricators. M-F, full time. Next class starts late June. Job Placement Services Included. Great careers start here!!!  Call 312-563-9570.

 

Project Tech Teens Making a Difference

We are looking to teach 50 students, especially girls, from underserved communities in Chicago, howe to build mobile apps this summer. Think. Build. Pitch. is a one-week, intensive summer camp that engages young people ages 13-18 how to think critically, and build solid business plans around their technology solutions. July 21st - July 25, 2014, 9AM to 4PM, at Blue 1647, 1647 S. Blue Island, Chicago, Illinois.

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!

We Welcome Parents, Educators and Community Mentors

YOUmedia at the Thurgood Marshall Library opens its doors to the parents, educators, and community leaders of the Auburn Gresham.

YouMedia Chicago - Youth Powered 21st Century Learning

A place for youth to create media

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.