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15th of March 2023

Local Org. Helps Narrow the Homeownership Gap in Chicago

Spanish Coalition Continues to Narrow the Homeownership Gap in Chicago Despite soaring rental prices, diminishing COVID-19 housing resources and other barriers that minorities continue to face when it comes to finding housing, Latino homeownership in the U.S. is on the rise and is expected to increase by 70 percent over the next two decades. Helping […]

Chicago Principal Michelle Navarre Selected as Finalist for 2023 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Leadership

The Golden Apple Foundation, the leading Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great educators who advance educational opportunities for students, recently announced the 2023 finalists for the distinguished Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Leadership, presented in honor of founding Golden Apple board member Stanley C. Golder.  Michelle Navarre, principal at Polaris Charter […]

7th of December 2022

Concierto Jíbaro Navideño 2022 brings Puerto Rican Culture and Music to Chicago!

Joins us at Concierto Jíbaro Navideño 2022; ¡Parrandeando en Comunidad!  Featuring: From Puerto Rico, the musical sensation, Yoraué! Yoraué was born on May 29, 2017 with the dream from Aurea Alicea, Johanna Centeno, Ramón Pérez and Héctor Ortiz to create a workshop to give a new musical and vocal spin to indigenous music from Puerto Rico. […]

23rd of February 2022

Spanish Coalition for Housing Prepares to Support Chicagoans as COVID Relief Funding Faces Uncertainty

 The Agency Connected Thousands of Chicagoans to Housing Resources and Funds in 2021, Plans for 2022  CHICAGO – Led by the belief that housing is a human right, Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) has been in overdrive since 2020 to support low-to-moderate income families in the Chicagoland area access vital resources to support them during […]

10th of February 2022

Local Organization Helps Connect Mixed-Immigration Families to  Fair Housing Resources

Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) Provides In-Language, In-Culture Support CHICAGO – LUCHA, a Chicago-based, HUD-approved housing counseling agency and community housing development organization, is taking active steps in supporting Chicago’s at-risk immigrant population by connecting immigrants and families with mixed-immigration status to Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Fair Housing Programs. The housing advocacy organization provides […]

4th of August 2021

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Has Openings This Fall

Do you know a young person who may need some extra help? Maybe they are having problems at home, in school, or are enduring difficult experiences like grief, loss, unstable living environments, or other traumatic events. They don’t need to go through it alone–Mercy Home can help! As the school year draws near, we will […]

12th of May 2021

Determination + Adaptability = Survival + Success

The warehouse was electrified by the anticipation of a bright future, the pride in hard work accomplished, and the delight of being in the spotlight as Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving students gathered for graduation.  Staff member Agustin Jaramillo made the extra effort to arrange technology to allow family members to participate virtually from […]

11th of May 2021

Low-Income Illinoisans could be eligible for money from missed stimulus checks

Get My Payment IL Coalition Works to Increase Access to Stimulus Checks, Government Funds Many Illinoisans are eligible for thousands of dollars this year from missed stimulus checks and a variety of tax credits being offered or expanded due to the pandemic. All they have to do is file a 2020 tax return. Even people […]

17th of March 2021

School-Age Remote Learning Program now enrolling

NOW ENROLLING! Erie Neighborhood House is now accepting applications for our School Age Remote Learning Program for children ages 5 to 12 years old.  Our DCFS licensed program offers experienced, caring teachers and a full-day schedule meaning you can go to work or school with peace of mind while your child engages and learns safely […]

5th of March 2021

BUILD Inc offers holistic, integrated services for every child

BUILD Inc. Humboldt Park Community Violence Support Services (CVSS) program  Holistic, Integrated Services for Every Child Across the Board BUILD’s Mental Health Program is designed to increase access to mental health care for young people impacted by violence and trauma and address behavioral and social determinants of health and health disparities.  Young people and families […]