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14th of March 2018

Take non-college credit courses in Humboldt Park

Wright College Humboldt Park offers continuing education courses for those who want to take classes for no college credit but still want to pursue education. Students can choose to take the First Time Home Buyer Class where they will learn how to manage their money and put them closer to earning a First Time Home […]


8th of March 2018

Coming Soon to a Computer Near You: Nonprofit Utopia

Valerie F. Leonard, a local expert in community and organizational development, will be launching the Nonprofit Utopia community in June of this year.  Nonprofit Utopia is a community of emerging nonprofit leaders, designed to provide a safe environment in which members can innovate, speak candidly about the issues and concerns they face on a daily basis, […]


7th of March 2018

Need help paying your Mortgage? The Illinois Hardest Hit Program can help

Paying your mortgage each month can be hard, but you don’t have to do it alone. Through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), the Hardest Hit Program is designed to help homeowners by providing financial assistance in order to pay their mortgage. If you qualify, you can earn up to $35,000 in financial assistance. Thousands […]


28th of February 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at Center for Changing Lives

Center for Changing Lives is looking for volunteers! Math Tutor (Adult Basic Education) We are looking for a math tutor to work in our 10-week Adult Basic Education class and help adult learners with pre-algebra and algebra concepts. Materials for the class will be provided. See more information (including math subjects) by visiting the Volunteer […]


26th of February 2018

2018 Election Schedule and Registration Deadlines

Primary Election March 4: Close of Online Voter Registration- Last day to register to vote online 19: Early Voting- Last day for early voting for the Primary Election 20: General Primary Election- Last day for grace period registration and voting General Election September  27: Early Voting- First day for early voting for the General Election. […]


21st of February 2018

Helpful IRS Tax Tools to Use

Avoid the rush! Here are some tips and resources to get you started. IRS.gov has several online tools to help taxpayers get fast answers to common tax questions: Interactive Tax Assistant Tax Topics Frequently Asked Questions Tax Trails IRS Tax Map Use Where’s My Refund? to track refunds. The IRS issues most refunds in less […]


7th of February 2018

Urban Gardening course aims to reduce food deserts

Food deserts by definition, are geographic areas where access to affordable, healthy food options are limited or non-existent due to a lack of grocery stores within a reasonable traveling distance. In order to track food deserts in Illinois, primarily areas that lack fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods,  a new state law was passed […]


31st of January 2018

Open registration for Studio Arts Apprenticeship Program


Now enrolling for Youth Latin Music Classes

The Latin Music Project, located at 2958 N. Milwaukee, is now accepting enrollment for its spring sessions. Beginner Violin (8-18 years) Mondays, February 5 – May 3 5:30-6:30 p.m. Beginner Guitar & Cuatro (8-18 years) Tuesdays, February 6 – May 3 6:30-7:30 p.m. Little Genius Fundamentals (4-7 years) Tuesdays, February 20-May 3 6:00-7:00 p.m. To […]


30th of January 2018

Chicago’s Puerto Rican community overcomes adversity

by Ari Levin The Monday after her family arrived in Chicago from Puerto Rico, 19-year-old Liliana Losada stood in the middle of the Humboldt Park Field House holding a large, clear plastic bag full of clothes and coats for her entire family. Losada, her mother, grandmother, and cousins, are staying with her aunt, but it’s […]