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17th of June 2019

A bright future for Chicago

4 takeaways from the new mayor’s energy and environment transition committee A guest post by: Joe Dominguez, CEO of ComEd and co-chair of the mayor’s environment transition committee (Article from ComEd PLN Network) May 13 marked a new day for Chicago as Mayor Lori Lightfoot took the helm of America’s third-largest city. On day one, […]


30th of May 2019

Holy Trinity High School Sweeps NFTE Chicago Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

At the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) annual Chicago Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, three finalists took to the stage at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in downtown Chicago to pitch their business plans to an esteemed panel of judges. For the first time ever, all three competitors were from Holy Trinity […]


23rd of May 2019

Better Together: Initiatives We Can Get Behind to Keep Our Roads Safe

Most of us spend so much time on the roads, whether we’re driving to and from work or school, running errands or traveling. With countless hours behind the wheel each week, the safety of our community’s roads is incredibly important. Keeping our community safe is much easier when we join together and make it happen […]


15th of May 2019

One Summer Chicago: Connecting Youth to a Successful Future with a Summer Job in Chicago

One Summer Chicago brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over 32,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24. Each year we have more applicants than job openings in One Summer Chicago. We encourage you to keep looking and applying for other opportunities while you wait to hear about […]


9th of May 2019

Earn extra income while helping your community

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Job Details We are hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisor staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social […]


1st of May 2019

Done with taxes this year? Use 2018 return to get 2019 withholding right

Millions of taxpayers filed a 2018 tax return in the last few weeks, making now a prime time for everyone to consider whether their tax situation came out as they expected. If it didn’t, they can use their recently finished 2018 return and the IRS Withholding Calculator to do a Paycheck Checkup and adjust their […]


26th of April 2019

Be a Bicycling/Safe Routes Ambassador this summer

The Chicago Department of Transportation has an exciting seasonal job opportunity to join the Bicycling/Safe Routes Ambassadors Program this summer. We are looking for individuals passionate about making our streets safer for people biking, walking, rolling, driving, and taking public transit. Please share this information with your  networks! We are accepting applications till May 6th. Download […]


Culinary Job Skills Training @ The Hatchery

We have a BIG Announcement! ICNC, Chef Rick Bayless, Accion, and The Hatchery Chicago are excited to announce the launch of their Culinary Workforce Development Program for young adults: Impact Culinary Training. Impact Culinary Training: The first cohort will be launching on June 24, 2019! The program is open to Chicago young adults ages 16-24 […]


West Town Community Yard Sale

The West Town Community Yard Sale is set for Saturday, June 1. If you would like to participate, please join the Facebook group for more information about the event: https://www.facebook.com/groups/westtownyardsale/  


23rd of April 2019

State Representative Delia Ramirez Visits Association House

Newly elected Illinois State Representative Delia Ramirez visited Association House on Tuesday (April 16) to hear first-hand about our impact on the community, while also detailing her experience and the work she is doing in Springfield. Rep. Ramirez is from Humboldt Park, Chicago, the daughter of immigrant parents and the first Guatemalan-American to serve in […]