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ACCESS calls for participants in 10th Annual Pin-A-Sister™/Examinate Comadre™





After School Matters Summer Applications Now Open

After School Matters® is now accepting teen applications for its summer 2017 program session. More than 600 programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology will be offered at more than 60 Chicago public high schools, as well as Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library and community organization locations throughout the city, and downtown at the Gallery 37 Center for the Arts.

ComEd's CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates

ComEd has brought together 31 construction industry companies, two local utilities, and seven social service agencies to help increase job opportunities for minorities in neighborhoods throughout Chicago and Northern Illinois. 

Chicago Teens from Humboldt Park & West Side Explore Career Paths and Tour DeVry University

West Side nonprofit Girls in the Game offers free Leadership Institute to area middle school and high school students in partnership with the Devry Group. 

Bridges to Careers: Computer User Support Training Program!

Are you interested in computers and technology? Do want to work on your financial capacity while working towards your career?

Follow dog rules to keep Humboldt Park safe and avoid fines

Reminder to all Humboldt Park patrons: A City of Chicago ordinance requires dogs to be on leashes in public areas for the protection of fellow residents, as well as the dogs themselves.

The People's OPL (Obama Presidential Library)

Members of the Obama Library CBA Coalition will be guests on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, April 3, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.  Guests include Allegra Cira-Fischer, Staff Attorney with The Law Project; Jawanza Malone, Executive Director, KOCO and Dominic Surya, Organizer, Prayer and Action Collective of  the Obama-library CBA Coalition. 

Chicago's N. Western Avenue McDonald's Hosts St. Sylvester Schools First Annual McTeacher's Night

A McTeacher's Night is organized to help raise money for local schools by having teachers work at McDonald's and then giving a percentage of the night's sales to the local school.

IRS Installment Agreements Make It Easier to Pay Your Taxes

The IRS is testing expanded criteria for streamlined processing of taxpayer requests for installment agreements. The test is scheduled to run through September 30, 2017.

ComEd Presents Record-Breaking Energy Efficiency Check

ComEd presented its largest-ever energy efficiency check to Mariano’s.

Network 27 with Dwayne Bryant, President of Inner Vision

Network 27 is Hosted by Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. of the 27th Ward.

Network 27 Airs the Second & Fourth Monday on CAN-TV channel 21 at 9:00 PM.

Chicago McDonald’s Host Second Annual McTeacher’s Night for Chicago School

Sabin Dual Language Magnet School staff are all excited to see Ronald McDonald during the McTeacher's Night held at the McDonalds's on Western Ave. on March 16th.


ComEd Partners with Chicago Public High Schools to Launch Career Tour for Students

ComEd is partnering with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to launch a tour to present internship and career opportunities to high school seniors.

Rowe Clark Senior Wins Distinguished Award

Rowe Clark Math & Science Academy high school senior, Fabio Moss, has gone above and beyond to support and enrich his community. In honor of his hard work, Fabio has been named the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago’s 2017 Youth of the Year.

McFun for Lowell School at the Humbolt Park McDonald's

Lowell School McTeacher's Night Fundraiser raised funds for the Lowell School music program

IRS Resource & Tools for Tax Time

IRS Releases Tax Time Guide: Use Tools to Answer Tax Questions

"Nonprofits Are Messy" on Nonprofit "U"

Joan Garry, Principal of Joan Garry Consulting, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, February 20, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities.

Choosing a Tax Preparer

The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be on the lookout for unscrupulous return preparers and to choose your tax preparer carefully during tax season. 

Read/Write Library featured in the Chicago Reader

Humboldt Park based organization, Read/Write Library was featured in the Chicago Reader, "We need the Read/Write Library now more than ever"

Computer User Support Training Program: Applications being accepted!

The Center for Changing Lives (CCL) is currently accepting applications for a free Computer User Support Training Program, designed to assist students looking to increase their financial capacity and begin or advance their career in the field of Information Technology as a Computer User Support Technician or Help Desk Associate.

Find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit

On EITC Awareness Day, Friday, Jan. 27, the Internal Revenue Service will partner with
community-based organizations across the country to alert millions of low- and moderate-income workers about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). All across the United States, local officials and community organizations are holding events highlighting this key benefit.

Student from Rowe Clark Recites Winning Poem at Too Hot to Handel

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Exelon provided tickets to students from Rowe Elementary School and the Exelon African American Resource Group to attend Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah. Before the show began Saturday, one talented student from Rowe Clark, Jasmine Wilson, had the opportunity to perform her award winning poem on stage.

Thousands Gather for Annual March for Life Chicago

Activists gathered at the Federal Plaza on Adams Street to protest the 1972 Roe. v Wade Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion at the annual March for Life Chicago event.

Casa Central Older Adult Services Now Offering Subsidized and Private Pay Options

Find the care that's right for you or your loved one by learning more about our Older Adult Services. In-home and Center-based options are available though our Home Care Services and Adult Wellness Center. All services are bilingual in English and Spanish, and culturally sensitive.

Pope Francisco joins request for release of Oscar López Rivera

The Archbishop of San Juan, the Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves said today that Pope Francis has joined figures calling for the release of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.

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