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4th of March 2019

Association House High School’s Laundry Resource Affected by Winter Flood

A massive flood that initiated in the west wing of the high school where the laundry room is housed halted the use of the laundry room. The flood impacted about 25,000 square feet on multiple floors, resulting in relocating high school classrooms and behavioral health staff


26th of February 2019

Teens: Work outside this summer!

Keep Chicago parks clean & beautiful as a Landscape Junior Laborer The Chicago Park District is currently hiring teens age 16 & up as Landscape Junior Laborers. Work outside under supervision caring for lawns, walks, drives and outdoor spaces. Plant seeds, flowers or shrubs. Assist in cleaning parks with occasional work indoors. Apply now! We […]


21st of February 2019

Civilian Office Of Police Accountability offers community hours to help residents connect to services

The purpose of COPA Community Hours is to allow residents to have more access to COPA in their neighborhood in an effort to meet them where they are.


19th of February 2019

Apply for the Financial Assistance Discount for Summer Day Camp

The Chicago Park District has limited funds available to provide financial assistance for families who wish to enroll in the summer day camp program, but are unable to afford the full price of camp.  If approved, Financial Assistance will cover half of the camp cost.  Customers are responsible for paying the other half. Financial assistance is […]


Win Early Access to Summer Day Camp Registration!

Have you visited our newly launched ‘Park Contests’ page on the Chicago Park District website?  If not,  you’re missing out. Every month a new batch of contests are uploaded to the site and the public is invited to participate for free. Check out this month’s featured contests and exclusive discount offers: Exclusive Early Access to […]


13th of February 2019

IRS.gov is the first place to go for tax help

Taxpayers are encouraged to visit IRS.gov for helpful tax information and tools that can make filing taxes easier. Here are some things taxpayers can do when they visit IRS.gov: • Use IRS Free File. Taxpayers with income of $66,000 or less can file using free brand-name tax software through IRS Free File. Those who earned […]


12th of February 2019

“I Can’t Pay My Rent”: Tips for Public Housing Waitlist Applicants & Job Seekers

With the Chicago Housing Authority’s Public Housing and Project Based Voucher (PBV) waitlists opening indefinitely in December, the Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) wanted to offer some tips to its neighbors seeking help. “We’re trying to inform people as much as possible so they won’t lose out on the opportunity.” Lydia Rodriguez, SCH-CHA Community Alliance Coordinator […]


FREE ADMISSION: Tavern Talks at Rev Brew hosted by The Trust for Public Land

Want to drink good beer, eat better-than-average pub grub, and learn about the benefits of community parks and access to public lands? And do all of that at no charge to you?


5th of February 2019

High School Student Star Brooks Awarded Union League Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

Star Brooks, a resident of Humboldt Park, has been awarded a $4,000 collegiate scholarship from the Union League Boys & Girls Club.


1st of February 2019

Tips For Talking To Your Teen and College-Aged Child About Drinking and Driving

As a parent of a teen or college-aged child, watching them enter new stages of their life, such as becoming more independent, may result in a mix of emotions. As your child becomes more independent and starts making choices without consulting with your first, they are likely to encounter success and even a few mistakes. […]