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CCL Releases Updated Digital Literacy Class Schedule
Center for Changing Lives offers free Digital Literacy classes in English and Spanish Tuesdays through Thursdays. Find the full schedule and more information here! Center for Changing Lives ofrece…
Accenture Teams with City Colleges in the College to Careers Initiative
City Colleges of Chicago has announced a collaboration with Accenture to help enhance and shape information technology (IT) curriculum at City Colleges of Chicago, as part of the community college…
Cutting Corners for Chanel and Cartier
Asha, a graduate of the Wood Products Manufacturing Program overcomes obstacles to building a career through learning technical skills at Greater West Town.
Teens aspiring to music careers receive real world experience & advice
Side-by-side with GRAMMY Foundation® professionals whose clientele include artists like Beyonce’, Jason Mraz, Jay Z, Madonna, Pink, and Usher, Chicago teens developed industry skills while…
Nonprofit "U" radio guest to discuss building earning capacity of low-income families in North Lawndale
Crystal Sowemimo, the Community Outreach and Development VISTA with Holsten Human Capital Development, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, August 10,…
Connecting the Dots
Dan Bassill, President and CEO of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, August 3, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nonprofit…
APPLY NOW: Youth-Led Tech Program | Summer 2015
“Youth-led Tech | Summer 2015” is a technology mentoring program in five Chicago neighborhoods: Austin, Englewood, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, and Roseland. Youth will learn how to use…
Registration Open for City Colleges of Chicago Summer and Fall 2015 Terms
Chicagoans who want a quality, affordable education to prepare for further college or career can register now for the Summer and Fall 2015 semesters at City Colleges of Chicago, including Wright…
Ee2 Consulting launches Kiva Zip crowdfunding campaign!
Ee2 Consulting Services is happy to announce that we are registered to accept loans through a crowd-funded micro-lending service called Kiva Zip. Kiva is the first and largest micro-lending service…
HACIA Scholarship Foundation opens enrollment for free contractor training
The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) Scholarship Foundation in conjunction with the Institute for Workforce Education at St. Augustine College announced at a Press…
FREE Adult Education Classes at St. Joseph Services - Fall 2014
FREE Adult Education classes for Fall 2014 at St. Joseph Services . Offered are English as a Second Language and Computer Classes. To register or for more information, please contact Juan Ramirez at…
Westside Writing Project Partners with Plato - 1st Day of School
WWP partnered with Plato Middle School to conduct a 6-week Digital Storytelling workshop! Check out a video made by students!
Westside Writing Project Partners with Plato - Behind the scenes
WWP partnered with Plato Middle School to conduct a 6-week Digital Storytelling workshop! Check out a video made by students!
Westside Writing Project Partners with Plato - The Cover Story Girls
WWP partnered with Plato Middle School to conduct a 6-week Digital Storytelling workshop! Check out a video made by students!
Family Night at St. Joseph Services
St. Joseph Services hosts 2nd Annual Community Event, "Family Night."
Local residents, businesses weigh in on ‘The 606’ in hard cover segment [video]
Residents and local business owners express excitement, hope as well as uncertainty in a recent segment on the Bloomingdale Trail, produced by Humboldt Park-based Community TV Network (CTVN)’s…
Test apps to create a better Chicago AND get paid
Technology can make all of our lives better, and you can be part of testing the next big thing.
A space for entrepreneurs and freelancers, right in Humboldt Park
In 2013, freelancers and entrepreneurs are more common than ever. The economic downturn of a few years ago forced and/or inspired many people to take a risk and go it alone. While working for…
Chicago Summer Of Learning Jumps Off At The Library
Start learning; start earning. Richard M Daley Library connects youth with citywide learning opportunities.
ComEd Awards Four Local Families $180,000 in Smart Home Makeovers
Pictured is one of ComEd's Smart Home Showcase winners Leticia Gonzales and family who received an energy efficient home makeover valued at $45,000.
Calling All Middle School Music Makers
YOUmedia hosts free workshops in Richard M. Daley library
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School
The Westside Writing Project (WWP) recently partnered with Brian Piccolo Elementary School in West Humboldt Park in hosting its first Script Writing Competition. The competition challenged students…
Year Up Chicago Recognizes Talent Among Urban Young Adults in Chicago
Despite their apparent talent and motivation, 6.7 million young adults in this country lack access to higher education and careers that provide them with a living wage. At the same time, our…
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The Portal is getting a few updates!
NBC closes the popular neighborhood site, EveryBlock
The site that connected neighbors, everyblock.com, has suddenly shut down and wished its users a farewell, leaving users wondering what happened.

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