news and event coverage around education in the Humboldt Park Community: Pre-K, elementary, High School, Colleges.
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Year Up Chicago Recognizes Talent Among Urban Young Adults in Chicago
- May 10, 2013
- 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…
Hands-on Learning about Healthcare Careers
- May 4, 2013
- A student from one of the free Allied Health Care Career Network healthcare career preparation classes in Humboldt Park gets hands-on learning about jobs in the healthcare field by speaking with a…
Humboldt Park Community Fights School Closings
- Rousemary Vega, May 2, 2013
- Parents, teachers and students fight to keep Humboldt Park Schools open.
Registration Now Open for Chicago Teens Seeking Paid Summer Jobs Through After School Matters®
- Lauren Hepworth, Apr 23, 2013
- Approximately 7,000 apprenticeship and internship opportunities in the arts, communications, sports, science and technology will be offered to teens at nearly 150 locations across Chicago this…
Introducing Humboldt Park Montessori School
- Morgan Halstead, Apr 18, 2013
- Humboldt Park Montessori School will be opening in Fall 2013. Learn more about the school, its mission, and future plans.
"De Nuestras Manos, Sale Un Tiple A Cantar" [video]
- Carlos Flores, Apr 12, 2013
- The video "De Nuestras Manos, Sale Un Tiple A Cantar", provides the essence of the Puerto Rican Tile Construction Workshop by showing the workshop that took place in 2008. The 2013 Puerto Rican…
Rallying to Save Lafayette School, Where Music Makes Community
- Neighborhood Writing Alliance, Apr 1, 2013
- Lafayette Elementary School in Humboldt Park, home to a unique after-school music program, is slated to be closed. All involved are rallying to make their case heard.
REDES! Mental Health First Aid En Español
- Viviana Ploper, Associate Director, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago, Apr 1, 2013
- As a pioneer of MHFA in Chicago, during its debut in 2008, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) was the only agency with certified instructors providing MHFA trainings throughout the…
Thousands Rally Downtown Against Proposed School Closings
- Mar 29, 2013
- Bickerdike joins city-wide day of action against proposed Chicago school closings.
A West Humboldt Park Resident Determined to Live a Healthy Lifestyle
- Isaiah Ross, Mar 25, 2013
- West Humboldt Park resident, Ms. Lora Mcbride, is an advocate for healthy living. She lost nearly 50 pounds, since the year 2010, and is reaching her goal weight of 150 pounds. She consistently…
Connecting Successfully with the Woodworking Industry in Chicago
- Ellen Lindsey, Greater West Town Project, Mar 25, 2013
- 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…
THE 2013 PUERTO RICAN TIPLE CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP ANNOUNCES DATE
- Carlos Flores, Mar 25, 2013
- Announcement of the 2013 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop, sponsored by the San Lucas United Church of Christ & the Puerto Rican Cuatro Project. The workshops will be held from June 17 -…
Be part of the 2013 Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassadors Program- Deadline is April 12th
- Mar 20, 2013
- The Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) fosters the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources.…
St. Joseph Services Annual Campaign Kick-off
- Iris Millan, Mar 19, 2013
- St. Joseph Services Kicks off their Annual Campaign! See full article section for more information!
We are Commons
- Chicago commons, Mar 19, 2013
- We Are Commons
Choose LEARN Charter School For Your Child!
- Mar 18, 2013
- LEARN Charter School is currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. LEARN is a college prep elementary school that provides underserved students from K-8th grade with a…
A Micro-Market Miracle on Central Park?
- John McCarron, Mar 13, 2013
- Orlando Graham could buy a house anywhere.
So why is this college-educated, ex-NBA player and successful security executive looking at a red brick two-flat smack in the middle of an entire block of…
ChildServ offering FREE, IN-HOME visits to help parents get their toddler ready for school!
- April Redzic, Mar 7, 2013
- ChildServ is excited to announce that it is offering its Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) to parents of children aged 0-2 in the Austin and Humboldt Park communities. ChildServ also offers a free,…
Join the fight against school closings
- Feb 22, 2013
- On Tuesday, February 26th, Chicago Public Schools will hold a hearing for the Humboldt & West Town Schools (Lafayette, Peabody, Near North, Von Humboldt, and Duprey) at risk of being closed.
Cameron School says "NO" to school closing at CPS Hearing
- Cameron Parents, Feb 7, 2013
- Chicago Public Schools held a hearing about school closures. Read one mother's testimony about the possible closing of Cameron Elementary School.
After School Matters - Spring '13 enrollment open!
- Aaron Arreguin, Jan 16, 2013
- After School Matters is still accepting applications for its Spring programs. Programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology will be offered at 53 Chicago Public Schools high…
Open Registration for Studio Arts Scholarships - Programs starts January 30th
- Jorge Felix, Jan 14, 2013
- PRAA announces Open Registration for the Studio Arts & Exhibition Program and Awards 50 Scholarships - Programs starts January 30th
"Que Llueva Café" Scholarship for undocumented students now accepting applications
- Dec 21, 2012
- The “Que Llueva Café” Scholarship aims to support the dreams, hopes and aspirations of college bound undocumented students so that they can earn their college education and allow…
“We Are the Reporters in Our Neighborhood”
- Christy Prahl, Dec 10, 2012
- Youth participants from the Westside Writing Project showcase their videos at the 2012 Annual Media Showcase, held at the Richard M. Daley Library.
Building Community Leadership at Block Club Network Meetings
- Isaiah Ross, Dec 10, 2012
- The Block Club Network Crime and Safety Meetings are heading in a positive direction as Block Club Network (BCN) members facilitate and lead discussion in monthly meetings. Members are enthusiastic…
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