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8th of November 2019

CTA Helps Individuals Break Poverty Cycle through Cleanslate Partnership

Summary Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is working to help Chicagoans break the cycle of poverty by linking people to training and job opportunities. As part of its workforce development efforts for the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project, CTA has partnered with Cleanslate, a social enterprise of workforce development agency Cara. Cleanslate helps […]


30th of October 2019

Know a Child Who Could Benefit From a Mentor?

Many underprivileged kids haven’t ventured outside their neighborhoods. Friends First wants to change that! Our mentor outings range in visits to art museums and strolls on college campuses to simply playing Frisbee in a park. By connecting with a trusted adult on meaningful, fun-filled outings, a child can develop a better vision for his or […]


16th of October 2019

Bickerdike: ¡No se Vende! Here to Stay

You can be part of that work by becoming a Bickerdike member. Our members still make up our largest decision-making body. At our Annual Membership Meeting, they have the opportunity to be involved and engaged in guiding our direction. Members also participate in the election of the open term seats for the Board of Directors, vote on Advisory Resolutions, and be updated on our current and future work.


14th of October 2019

La Casa Norte’s Community Cafe

Join us for a free and healthy meal in community prepared by our professional chef, Martin Ashton (Lakeview Pantry). Our Community Café is set up like a restaurant so community members can make new connections in a welcoming environment. Previous meals have included BBQ ribs, cauliflower mashed potatoes, mac n cheese, and more! Be sure […]


18th of September 2019

Impact Culinary Training application open

Impact Culinary Training is now accepting applications! Impact is a 12-week culinary skills training program for young adults that takes place at The Hatchery (135 N Kedzie). Impact Culinary Training: Class will begin November 4th. Priority application deadline is September 27th! Impact is open to Chicago young adults ages 16-24 and includes an 8-week classroom […]


10th of September 2019

CVS Health Grant to Expand Mental Health First Aid Program with Opioid Reversal Training

Association House of Chicago is grateful to be a recipient of a $25,000 grant to support our Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training program. Funding enables Association House to expand our training to include a component focused on the opioid reversal, and specifically, the administration of Naloxone. Since the inception of the program in 2017, […]


14th of August 2019

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has openings available

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has Openings for Boys Ages 14-16 and Girls Ages 16-18 Years Old Is there a child in your life who is struggling at home or in school? Have they faced difficult experiences, such as grief, loss, unstable living environments, or other traumatic events? Mercy Home may be a solution […]


31st of July 2019

Free Music, make-n-take crafts, and more at Lost & Found: Simons Park

This Saturday, Join Opera-Matic and Los Pleneros (resident Plena band for the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center) for “Lost and Found: Simons Park” an evening of art, music, and much more. Free! Visit opera-matic.org or the event page for more information. Este sábado, únete a Opera-Matic y Los Pleneros (banda residente de Plena para el […]


17th of July 2019

Volunteer for Boulevard Lakefront Bike Ride

Calling all Volunteers! Join us for a fun and family friendly bike ride through Chicago’s neighborhoods! An Active Trans original, the Boulevard Lakefront Tour, returns this year on Sunday, August 11th. Participants will ride through some of Chicago’s greatest neighborhoods while checking out historical landmarks and enjoying points of interest along the route. Volunteers – […]


3rd of July 2019

100&Change, Lever for Change

Cecilia Conrad, Managing Director of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s  Awards and Fellows Program, and CEO of Lever for Change, and Cindy Moelis, President of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation, will be guests on the Nonprofit Utopia Podcast on Monday, July 8, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST. The Nonprofit Utopia […]