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Community summit brings together Mayor Lightfoot and Chicagoland leaders seeking solutions to the effects of violence and trauma

Violence and trauma recovery collaborative powered by UChicago Medicine and Advocate Health Care hosts “Healing to RISE” event to highlight the South Side’s top health priority

Lunch and Learn with RAGE - New Member Orientation and Open House - 3/21

Are you an Englewood resident or stakeholder looking to join forces with other residents in their continued efforts to increase peace, pride and unity in Englewood? Have you heard about R.A.G.E. and want to learn more? Or did you recently join and don’t know where to start?

Citywide Leap Day Event Celebrates Student and School LEAPs in Academics, Engagement and Leadership

In honor of the 2020 leap day, 4,000 students, including those at Perkins Bass Elementary School and Stagg School of Excellence in Englewood, joined LEAP Innovations to celebrate their LEAPs in academics, culture and leadership. As part of the celebration, they wrote letters to their future selves to reflect on their past successes and set goals for the next leap year. Enabled by personalized learning, which reshapes the learning experience around the needs, interests and strengths of students, these big “leaps” show promising impact in preparing children to lead in the future economy—fueling growth in Chicago and beyond.

Go Green on Racine Launch Ceremony

Join the Go Green on Racine Team for a special celebration at 1207 W. 63rd St. on Thursday, February 27th at Noon as we officially begin construction on the Go Green Fresh Market*– the first phase of Go Green On Racine: An Englewood Rising Project.

Apply to be a 2020 Census Activator with RAGE!!

The Resident Association of Greater Englewood is seeking to hire two “Census Activators” for our Englewood 2020 – Rise to the Count Campaign! This will be a part-time/temporary role to help us engage and educate residents of Englewood about the 2020 Census! See job description here.

Englewood Community Concert: Melanin in the Music

The Englewood Neighborhood Choir and local In-School Choirs present a Community Concert at Kennedy-King College. Hear them perform a concert that honors the Black journey and the songs that followed. Tickets are $10* per person.

February 29 at 3:00pm | Kennedy-King College, 6301 S. Halsted St.

NIU removes use of standardized test scores for 2021 applicants

New ‘test-blind’ policy is first of its kind for an Illinois institution.

Join the "This is My Englewood" (T.I.M.E.) 21:36 Team

“This Is My Englewood 21:36” initiative also known as T.I.M.E. 21:36 is looking for Public Safety Community Ambassadors to help develop and implement community based crime reduction strategies in the Chicago Police Department 7th District beats 712 and 725 in Englewood. 

The U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring!

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for the 2020 Census with the new pay increase. The
positions are temporary with varying pay ranges. Pay rates are very competitive and can be
viewed at https://2020census.gov/en/jobs/pay-and-locations. The pay rate for Chicago starts at
$26.50 – 29.50 an hour.

Dr. Joseph Unger Installed as Chicago Dental Society’s 2020 Englewood Branch Director

Dr. Unger Among Eight New 2020 Board Members Welcomed at the Chicago Dental Society 

Help Support a Local Community Organization When You Shop Walmart

Colony 5, a Civic tech not-for-profit located in Englewood leveraging Walmart online sales to fund innovative project.

Community Conversation

Join the conversation today, Thursday, November 14th at 6pm. Target Area and Teamwork Englewood are hosting a community conversation around solutions for violence. 

Mayor Lightfoot and CTA Launch "CTA Building Small Businesses Program" to Help Local Entrepreneurs Work on Largest Project in Agency History

CTA and Walsh-Fluor team up with LISC Chicago to help small firms compete for large-scale capital projects in Chicago like RPM Phase One

Community Conversation

You're Invited!

Please join us as we create the 007th District's 2020 Community Policing Strategic Plan. Everyone is invited to participate. Together we can make a difference in our neighborhood.

The second conversation will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Freedom Temple C.O.G.I.C located at 1459 West 74th Street from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Please see the attached flyer and share with your neighbors and friends. We look forward to seeing you there!

Did this save Will Smith from Colon Cancer?

Why one expert wants you to share the movie star's message

Huskie Pledge: A 3.0 high school GPA could be your ticket

For eligible freshmen, new aid program would help fully cover 2020-21 tuition, fees

CTA Helps Individuals Break Poverty Cycle through Cleanslate Partnership

CTA is helping Chicagoans break the cycle of poverty through a partnership with Cleanslate.

Know a Child who Could Benefit From a Mentor?

Do you know a child who could use a mentor in their life? Could this kid benefit from a positive role model to inspire their confidence and curiosity? If so, tell their parent(s) or guardian about Mercy Home's Friends First Mentoring Program.

Join us for a Celebration!

In partnership with Whole Foods Market and Whole Cities Foundation, Primo Center for Women and Children is opening the Englewood Community Kitchen, a space for health, wellness and community.

Ultimate Spark! Coaching, an emerging global coaching program hits the market end of 2019

On October 23rd, 5 star-rated Ultimate Spark! Coaching (USC), a new online coaching certification program led by Millennial Founder Emily Correa, an ICF-certified Life, Business and Law of Attraction Coach, will be a featured VIP sponsor & vendor at ABN Circle’s “Women Empowerment Wednesday”. This Inaugural event will be showcasing an all-star female 5-speaker panel consisting of top entrepreneurs & influencers; Parmita Katkar, Fernanda Flores, El A. Panda, Rashidat Owe and Falen Wolfe. This event will be hosted at Joy District in at 111 W Hubbard Street, in Downtown Chicago, IL 60654 from 6pm – 9pm.

Safeguard your kid’s smile during sports and play

With fall school sports in full swing, Chicago Dental Society (CDS) member Dr. Peggy Richardson reminds parents and caregivers -- the smallest piece of sports equipment may be the most essential to safeguarding their kids' smile.

Celebrity Basketball Game to Salute First Responders, Teach CPR

Advocate Trinity Hospital to host 3rd Annual Celebrity Basketball Game on October 26. 

Calling all Subcontractors

Happening tomorrow. 

See flyer for details. 

Complete the Nonprofit Utopia Survey for a Chance to Win

With a year of data and experience under its belt, the Nonprofit Utopia community is poised to go to the next level of its development. In so doing, the community is surveying its members and stakeholders to create better value for the nonprofit sector.  Nonprofit Utopia is is asking nonprofit stakeholders to complete a survey to get a sense for what a typical work day is like; their aspirations and challenges.  The results will be kept confidential. Respondents will get  free admission to an upcoming paid webinar of their choice and a chance to win a $50.00 Amazon gift card.

Complete the Nonprofit Utopia Survey for a Chance to Win

With a year of data and experience under its belt, the Nonprofit Utopia community is poised to go to the next level of its development. In so doing, the community is surveying its members and stakeholders to create better value for the nonprofit sector.  Nonprofit Utopia is is asking nonprofit stakeholders to complete a survey to get a sense for what a typical work day is like; their aspirations and challenges.  The results will be kept confidential. Respondents will get  free admission to an upcoming paid webinar of their choice and a chance to win a $50.00 Amazon gift card.

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