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news and event coverage around education in the Humboldt Park Community: Pre-K, elementary, High School, Colleges.

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Don't Fall Victim to Predatory Lending!
Predatory lending harms borrowers by luring them with ambiguous language then ripping them off with high interest rates and broken promises.
Successful Equity Express Training at the Center for Neighborhood Technology
On October 23rd of 2014, 31 professionals in the nonprofit sector participated in the Equity Express Green Financial Education Train-the-Trainer Program at the Center for Neighborhood Technology…
Mentoring Matters: Making A Difference in the Lives of Youth
School-based Chicago nonprofit Youth Guidance's Becoming a Man program makes a huge impact in the lives of young men of color.
C4 offers Mental Health First Aid Class in Spanish!
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) Lanza Primeros Auxilos de Salud Mental (Mental Health First Aid - MHFA) en español
Chicago Cuatro Orchestra presents: Concierto Jibaro Navideño 2014
Announcing the Chicago Cuatro Orchestra annual fundraising event entitled, "Concierto Jibaro Navideño 2014", on Saturday December 2, 2014, featuring La Orquesta Jibara De Puerto Rico Dr.…
Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better
Graduate of Greater West Town's Shipping & Receiving Program tells about overcoming skills deficits and lack of experience, getting a job, advancing in his career, and starting to dream big...
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…
New Divvy Bike Share Stations Coming to West Humboldt Park
West Humboldt Park residents will soon have another way to get around the neighborhood and take trips to other parts of Chicago. The City of Chicago recently made the announcement that the Divvy Bike…
West Humboldt Park Development Council Revealing of Banners on Chicago Avenue
The West Humboldt Park Special Service Area #63 (SSA), in partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services and the West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC) installed 44 banners along Chicago…
Congressman Luis Gutierrez Celebrates Clemente's 40th
Congressman Luis Gutierrez Celebrates Clemente's 40th In September 2014, Roberto Clemente Community Academy will celebrate 40 years of providing education to the Humboldt Park community. Join…
City Colleges of Chicago Offers GED Scholarships
Now available! City Colleges of Chicago 's GED Scholarship cuts the cost of the GED test -- and puts you on the path to better educational and financial opportunities!
Fitness 4 Kids Health Fair targets obesity epidemics
Association House of Chicago is promoting physical activity and wellness for Humboldt Park children at the annual Fitness 4 Kids Health Fair. The Health Fair empowers youth to lead healthy, active…
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…
West Side Writing Project students create video about acceptance
WWP students Zyona, Sokia and Shenevin discuss acceptance.
Westside Writing Project's anti-drug event was a success
On Friday, the Westside Writing Project hosted our most successful and maybe, most impactful event thus far! We had a crowd of almost 80 people!
West Humboldt Park: PlayStreets Events 2014
The West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC) will organize 3 PlayStreets events in the West Humboldt Park Community on the following dates: Saturday, August 2 – 900 Block of North…
Chicago Latin Jazz Festival back in Humboldt Park
The 2014 Chicago Latin Jazz Festival will be held on July 18-19, 2014, at the Humboldt Park Boathouse!
Northwest Food Partners Network’s 1st FREE Food Justice Conference
The Northwest Food Partners Network, (NFPN) a coalition of over 20 agencies that aim to combat hunger, is excited to announce its first 2014 Conference Food for Thought/Food for Life, Empowering…
Why Join a Junior Board?
The impact a Junior Board can help make to the work of nonprofit organizations in Chicago, as well as what benefits there are in joining one.
WITSummer in the Parks Program!
Volunteers needed to read with students at WITSummer in the Parks!
Pastor Wilfredo De Jesús Celebrates Clemente's 40th
In September 2014, Roberto Clemente Community Academy will celebrate 40 years of providing education to the Humboldt Park community. Join us in reflecting on 40 years as we release interviews with…
Bethel New Life's Entrepreneurial Training Program - ETP
Bethel New Life's ETP class invited guest speakers to talk to current students and alumni during week 5 of their 12 week program. Check out a video from the event!
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 - Plato Bandits
WWP partnered with Plato Middle School to conduct a 6-week Digital Storytelling workshop! Check out a video made by students!

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