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31st of July 2020

Association House now enrolling high school students

ASSOCIATION HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL High school is not the same journey for everyone — but traditional schools often treat it that way. Whether it’s due to impersonal classes, absent counseling, family challenges, or children of one’s own, not everyone reaches graduation the same way. The Association House High School offers a new path to 16 […]


29th of July 2020

All taxpayers should know the telltale signs of common tax scams

Every year scammers add new twists to well-known tax-related scams and 2020 is no exception. Taxpayers should remember that the IRS generally first mails a bill to a taxpayer who owes taxes. There are special circumstances when the IRS will call or come to a home or business. Here are some tips to help taxpayers […]


21st of July 2020

Train for various careers or a 2 year degree at Wright College

Interested in Manufacturing, Web Development, Cyber Security, Criminal Justice or a 2 year degree ? In these times of great uncertainty, Wright College City Colleges of Chicago, would like to offer you an opportunity to grow in one of the following areas of: Manufacturing Networking Web Development Cyber Security Coding Criminal Justice The registration deadline […]


CTA Assists Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

Through the landmark CTA Building Small Businesses Program, CTA and Walsh-Fluor helped 10 small businesses working on the RPM project to secure $3.4 million in federal funds The CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project and the Walsh-Fluor Design-Build Team, RPM’s contractor, have helped disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) successfully apply for and receive […]


17th of July 2020

Fresh Start, a debt forgiveness program through City Colleges of Chicago

City Colleges has launched the Fresh Start initiative, a debt forgiveness program for more than 21,000 City Colleges students who attended City Colleges in the last ten years in good standing but have debt that prevents them from completing their degree or certificate. For more information we encourage you to visit www.ccc.edu/freshstart to learn more.   


7th of July 2020

Humboldt Park student is one of the recipients of “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund”

CTA, RPM Contractor Walsh-Fluor and Chicago Scholars in 2020 Launched RPM Scholarship Program to Help Youth Pursue Education and Careers in Construction Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. and CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson announced today that three recent Chicago Public School graduates have been named recipients of the “CTA Elevating […]


2nd of July 2020

IRS alert: Economic Impact Payments belong to recipient, not nursing homes

The Internal Revenue Service today alerted nursing home and other care facilities that Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) generally belong to the recipients, not the organizations providing the care. The IRS issued this reminder following concerns that people and businesses may be taking advantage of vulnerable populations who received the Economic Impact Payments. The payments are […]


Housing Security and Educational Outcomes

Recently, Bickerdike used social media to shine the spotlight on a couple of graduates who are Bickerdike residents. We want to honor Hector and Victor, and other graduates because it’s a difficult time when they’ve missed their graduation ceremonies and all the events leading up to it. But we also wanted to recognize their scholastic […]


Association House’s Work$Ready Program Teaches Skills for Participants to Jumpstart Their Career

With much of the world transitioning to online learning and meeting spaces, Association House has announced its new Work$Ready program. Work$Ready is a free online job readiness training program for those who are seeking employment during stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Work$Ready was created in response to job losses and the economic impact of the […]


Association House High School Faculty Create Caravan to Celebrate 2020 Graduates

In-person graduations have been canceled and for many, celebrations have been limited to digital celebrations. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago celebrities highlighted graduates across the area in a TV special, but that still does not highlight the bond shared by Association House High School faculty and our students, and the opportunity for many of our graduates to celebrate this significant […]