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Little City Foster Care Spring Newsletter
As we wait for the weather to catch up with the calendar, Little City’s Foster Care & Adoption Program remains hard at work. We continue to engage with the community, bringing awareness to…
One Summer Chicago NOW Accepting Applications!
The Online Application for One Summer Chicago, the city's summer youth employment program, opened April 4 th and will be available until May 16 th . Get Online. Apply. And get ready for a GREAT…
Thinking of Starting a Business?
Are you thinking about startng a business? Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking.
New initiative to bring year-round employment opportunities
Skills for Chicagoland’s Future, Divvy and Gap Inc. Announce First-of-Its-Kind Seasonal Talent-Sharing Initiative for Unemployed Cook County Job Seekers. Optimum Employment Pilot Program…
Need a business plan?
Five reasons why you need a business plan.
Vote! Who has the better Jive Turkey Burger?
There is a friendly competition brewing between two of our favorite restaurants on the Chicago Avenue corridor: Bro-N-Laws Bar-B-Q vs. Turkey Chop Gourmet Grill
Join the Team at Turkey Chop
Do you want to Learn the restaurant business? Turkey Chop is looking for some good candidates to be a part of our internship program. We are looking for individuals with marketing, cooking, serving…
CCLF and WHPFCDC Awarded $250,000 for Partners In Progress Project
One of 13 Organizations Selected by the Citi Foundation and Low Income Investment Fund to Advance the Community “Quarterback” Model CHICAGO, December 3, 2013 – Chicago…
“Turkey Chop”- a cutting-edge dining alternative to help food desert problem
Turkey Chop gives a healthier dining experience to Humboldt Park visitors and residents as well as has a desire to create job awareness and inspiration.
Raising a Neighborhood: The Correlation between Parents and Economic Development
Do parents and the number of family households contribute to economic growth? Christopher Wilson, a studying architect at UIC, examines Census data to compare the numbers.
To Solve Paralysis
A connection between education and business.
Daughter-Mother Team Complete and Compete
Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving and Wood Products Manufacturing Programs get you the skills to compete in today’s job market. Read how a mother-daughter pair took advantage…
Greater West Town Celebrates National Education Week
Job training and placement experts Greater West Town Training Partnership celebrate National Education Week through new jobs for new graduates
Ride On! Lucky Winner Gets New Bike at MOPED Shop Raffle
MOPED shop on Chicago's north side celebrates one-year anniversary with raffle of a new moped and other prizes.
ComEd Offers Customers Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences in “Coolest Summer Ever” Promotion
ComEd announces a social media contest during the summer offering a wide variety of prizes. ComEd's Coolest Summer Ever starts June 17 and lasts until Spetember 1. Visit www.facebook.com/ComEd .
WHPDC's Turkey Chop Gourmet Grill Development a Finalist for Urban Land Institute’s Vision Awards
On June 5, 2013 Chet Jackson, Executive Director at West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC), Tom Otto, Economic Development Planner, and Jimmy Simmons, Board President, attended the Urban Land…
Humboldt Park’s ‘newest’ grocery store
Cermak Produce Fresh Market Celebrates Grand Re-Opening, April 25 to May 1.
Connecting Successfully with the Woodworking Industry in Chicago
Greater West Town's Woodworkers Training Program has been training low-income community residents in cabinet and furniture making skills and connecting them with local jobs in the woodworking…
Can a restaurant transform a neighborhood?
Not long after Chet Jackson arrived in West Humboldt Park in 2011, he thought he'd found a way to get the drug dealers off the corners. He'd open a restaurant. Jackson had just been hired away from…
The Stewards Market: Providing training that will lead to employment
The Stewards Market was recently featured on ABC7 News' Spirit of Giving segment. Where their work to fullfil their mission--"To improve our community's socio-economics through education and…
The crown jewel of the West Side has opened its doors: The Turkey Chop is here!
Chicago’s West Humboldt Park welcomes the Turkey Chop ! The newest healthy choice restaurant featuring a variety of non beef and non pork meals. The combined forces of West Humboldt Park…
Featured Food: El Capitán Restaurant
Humboldt Park restaurant provides authentic Honduran cuisine.
SBIF Funds Available for Companies in Division-Homan TIF
Attention companies in the Division-Homan TIF District: Building Improvement Grants are Here! JUST IN TIME FOR SPRING IMPROVEMENTS For the first time, the Division-Homan TIF…
Chicago's City Clerk Office is hiring 60 summer interns
Many students or recent graduates hit the same frustrating wall when they're looking for jobs: No one will give them a job because they lack experience, and they lack experience because no one will…
Humboldt Park company to make seating for new buses
Local company, Freedman Seating, to produce lightweight seating options to reduce vehicle weight and fuel costs, that are also durable enough to withstand heavy-duty use in all seasons. The seats…

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