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30th of June 2022

Two Top Chicago Students Win $22K Scholarships

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., CPS CEO Pedro Martinez and Walsh-Fluor Design-Build Team announced today that two Chicago Public School seniors have been awarded scholarships from the “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund,” a program that provides financial assistance to CPS students who want to pursue construction and engineering-related college educations. […]

20th of June 2022

36th Annual Newberry Book Fair

July 29 – 31, 2022| 36th Annual Newberry Book Fair Book-Lovers’ Weekend Includes Storytelling Fest With Acclaimed Authors   WHAT: A Chicago summer tradition is back after a two-year hiatus. Thousands of people are expected to visit the Newberry Library for the free, 3-day indoor book fair running July 29-31, 2022.  This year’s weekend includes an outdoor […]

25th of May 2022

IL Treasurer’s Office Provides Greater Access to Higher Ed

Treasurer Frerichs Expands Access to Higher Education Treasurer’s Office Celebrates ‘529 Day’ to Increase Awareness of 529 College Savings Plans Among All Illinois Families On May 29, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ office will celebrate ‘529 Day’ to increase awareness of the state’s highly-rated 529 College Savings plans – Bright Start and Bright Directions – in an effort to provide all Illinois families with greater […]

23rd of February 2022

Mayor Lightfoot, CTA and CPS Announce “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund”

In its third year, CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) scholarship program created by CTA and RPM Phase One contractor Walsh-Fluor helps Chicago teens pursue degrees in construction and engineering-related fields

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 […]

8th of July 2021

Enrollment for Office of Early Childhood is now open

Preschool enrollment is open to every child in Chicago for the 2021-2022 school year. Will your child be 3 or 4 by September 1, 2021? If so, apply today at ChicagoEarlyLearning.org The sooner you apply, the better your chances of getting your preferred program in either a CPS or community-based program. La inscripción preescolar está […]

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 […]

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 […]

Give your Career a Lift at Greater West Town!

Next Shipping & Receiving Training Program class starts March 29th! Join Greater West Town staff for our Virtual Recruitment Fair to inform you about how to take the first step.  Our vocational programs are staying on schedule, with students currently attending classes in-person three days a week (with proper PPE) and online two days a […]

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 […]