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Spring Break Safe Havens and Other Programs

Next week, schools in the 7th Ward will be on Spring Break. Are you in need of a place for your kids to go?  Listed below are some safe venues to send the kids.  A lot of them are free and all you have to do is register: Chicago Public Schools “Safe Haven” Locations When: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 2: 00 p.m. Breakfast, lunch and daily activities provided. Who: Grades K-12 7th Ward Locations and Contact Numbers: King […]

The Former Buckingham Elementary School is Available for CPS Community Development Proposal Submissions

Buckingham Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has launched a website that will allow members of the community to submit and review proposals for the repurposing of former school sites. The website is an important first step in the implementation of the plan outlined by the Advisory Committee for School Repurposing and Community Development in its February 2014 report on property reuse recommendations. The former Buckingham Elementary School site is available in this community development proposal process. Each neighborhood has their own vision for […]

A Community that Grows Together! The 2nd Annual Gathering of Connecting Chicago Community Gardens (CCCG)

  Connecting Chicago Community Gardens (CCCG) celebrated its 2nd annual gathering at Navy Pier on Saturday, March 22, 2014. It represented a day for Chicago’s community gardeners to connect, learn, share ideas, and work together to grow strong roots for the future of community gardening. The backdrop of this year’s meeting was set to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show with hundreds of green thumb enthusiasts marshaling to inspiring displays, interactive workshops and enlightening presentations led by industry specialists.  It […]


Community News

CPD 4th District Meetings The 4th District Community Policing Office is here to help you! Make sure to come out to the following upcoming meetings. For questions, call 312-747-1708! Click here for dates and times!
Tuition-Free Home Energy Auditor Training Learn about the tuition-free training, cash bonus, transportation and weekly stipend you will receive while you learn! Click here for dates and times!
2014 Women Business Owners Symposium Come out to learn about the Affordable Care Act and procurement contracting opportunities for women-owned businesses, ”Buy Illinois” initiative, getting your product or service in the market place, and so much more! Find out more here!
Emergency Heating Repair Program The Emergency Heating Repair Program is available to assist with emergency home repairs and make improvements to homes. Interested? Find out more here!