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- Humboldt agencies join to resist budget cuts 4/22/2010
- Representatives from a dozen social-service agencies in Humboldt Park met with Michelle Saddler, the new secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services, to explain the devastating effects of the state’s proposed budget on a wide range of programs -- and on the community as a whole.
- Washington Park hears seniors' concerns 9/25/2008
- Washington Park residents and stakeholders added an important piece to their Quality-of-Life Plan puzzle by focusing on the elderly during a June 28 Community Planning Workshop at St. Edmund’s Church.
- Young men find Solid Ground, bright spaces 7/17/2008
- The aptly named Solid Ground Supportive Housing Facility exists to provide transitional housing for formerly homeless young men ages 16 to 21.
- 'Healing the Hood' draws 2,000 in 3rd year 7/9/2008
- Little Village's annual “Healing the Hood” community celebration – established three years ago in an effort to stem gang violence – drew its biggest crowd ever earlier this summer.
- 'Walking around with holes in their hearts' 5/28/2008
- On May 14, more than 50 health and human service workers serving youth and families in Chicago Lawn, Englewood and Back of the Yards gathered at Holy Cross Hospital to learn about teen mental health issues
- Planners snub 'supportive housing' proposal 5/13/2008
- Logan Square pastors and civic leaders are calling on Ald. Rey Colón (35th) and Mayor Richard M. Daley to reverse a decision by the city’s planning department that neighborhood leaders say would undercut the Mayor’s "Plan to End Homelessness."
- 'Don’t tell me every Black boy is bad' 4/28/2008
- The African-American Male Initiative seeks to build education and opportunity for young Black males.
- Teens flock to high school health clinic 2/11/2008
- Since the October grand opening of Little Village Lawndale High School's new health clinic, more than 300 students have signed up for services, about one-third of the total student body. Student patients are enthusiastic.
- Grandmother gets new windows for winter 11/29/2007
- Senior and Englewood resident Alma Donald has new windows just in time for winter thanks to the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC), GRANDFamilies: Generations Creating a Legacy SM (“GRANDFamilies”), the City of Chicago Departments of Aging and Housing, and Team Construction.
- Neighbors say "YES" to supportive housing 11/29/2007
- Local parents and volunteers have been going door-to-door asking community members to support transformation of the “Payless” building 2800 N. Milwaukee Ave. into affordable apartments and community services. Neighbors of the building overwhelmingly have said “YES” to the community-based project.
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