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Activities, Events, Resources, & Workshops Flyers Archives…What You Missed! Pt 2

 

June 2021

CHICAGO WORKS COMMUNITY CHALLENGE
The Mayor has announced a new Chicago Works Community Challenge – a $10M community investment award that will make seven awards of up to $1.5M for each of Chicago’s 7 planning districts. Awards will be issued to fund community identified enhancements to city-owned properties including public parks, schools, libraries, or city-owned vacant lots in residential zones through the Chicago Works capital plan. The City expects to award projects like playground improvements in parks, co-working space or meeting room upgrades in libraries and schools, and community gardens or playgrounds on vacant lots.
Applications go live on June 1 and will be available here: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/chicago-works-community-challenge/home.html

Illinois Rental Payment Program Offers Up to $25K for Tenants Struggling to Pay Rent

Illinois Rental Payment Program Offers Up to $25K for Tenants Struggling to Pay Rent

Click Here to Apply: https://www.ihda.org/about-ihda/illinois-rental-payment-program/

City of Chicago Mortgage Assistance Grant 2021

https://nhschicago.org/mortgageassistance/programoverview.aspx

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

Info Shared by Officer Ross and Danielle Richards:
004th District is inviting you to a  Zoom meeting. Please download Pdf to view:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1uxIQ8iTlkPR9Whn67ulSfISS9qYLGLXu?fbclid=IwAR1VJtz6V4-UXx6lsA2Z78EWJ6K5OCvVBkD1IdncOfvXdzxl6jxp6qcjUx4

4th District Police Committee Meeting Schedule

4th District Community Beat Meet Schedule

Cook County: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation
Cook County Cannabis Commission
Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners Meeting
Cook County: Finance Committee
And More Please Click Link to View Schedule:

https://www.cookcountyil.gov/calendar
One Summer Chicago job application is now being accepted by the city. The deadline to apply for one of the 21,000 available slots is Friday, June 11, 2021

Deadline June 30

11402 S Greenbay Ave.

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos & Southeast Side of Chicago Food Pantry are proud to be an incubator for Cooperativa Visionarias. Please help us spread the word about this weekly meal distribution!

Events Dates Begins  ————–  Events Dates Begins——

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

The Odyssey Project, a program of Illinois Humanities in partnership with University of Illinois at Chicago, is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year! Odyssey offers income-eligible adults in the Chicagoland area the opportunity to earn college credit through FREE, community-based, college-level humanities courses. Study literature, history, art history, philosophy, writing, and critical thinking in a supportive intellectual environment. Classes are offered on the North Side, South Side, West Side, and Downtown in English, and on the Southwest Side in Spanish.
****Applications are due June 1, 2021****

Read more about the program and find links to the application here: https://bit.ly/2Q63hBD

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

Info Shared by Reclaim South Shore For All
Event by Studio 2226, Brandall Cole and Ra’oof Saleem

Studio 2226

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 7 PM CDT

Tickets
www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-night-comedy-at-studio-2226-tickets-149096173669

Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook

Veteran comedian B-COLE hosts a cast of Chicago’s finest comedians. Every Tuesday night at Studio2226.

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc
Lakeside Alliance
Lakeside Alliance is a joint venture between Powers & Sons Construction Company, UJAMAA Construction Inc., Brown & Momen, Inc., Safeway Construction Company, and Turner Construction Company.

Bid Package Information

GALLEY OPENS June 2nd!

Welcome our new resident chef, Celebrity Chef Corey Rice, to the Jackson Park Yacht Club! From his mother’s kitchen to personal chef to cooking on television and now to JPYC, Chef Corey delights taste buds all over Chicago. To learn more about Chef Corey, go to: https://www.chefcoreyrice.com/

GALLEY HOURS
Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fridays 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

South Shore Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: The Artisan Collective Informational

Every week on Thu, until Jun 3, 2021, 2 occurrence(s)

Jun 3, 2021 12:30 PM

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-artisan-collective-informational-tickets-156540080595

June 3rd at 6pm
The world is reopening and your business could use a little makeover. Some improvements to enhance the image could qualify for the Facade Enhancement Rebate Program. The Chamber is hosting its FREE WEBINAR on what you need to know to get $$$$ for your business. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT BY CLICKING THE LINK>>>

https://revamp_for_reopen.eventbrite.com

or

https://www.eventbrite.com/…/revamp-for-reopen-tickets…

#grants_for_small_biz, #money_4_small_biz, #scccPrograms, #ssa50programs, #facade_grants

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

Thu. Jun 3, 2021 at 6:00pm CDT   was an inflection point nationally and in our own backyard, and it’s time to forge a new path and re-imagine how Chicago can work to lift up residents, improve civic engagement and enhance quality of life.

Are you ready to get started?

From taxes, opportunity zones, private capital, revitalization efforts and economic priorities, community investment is constantly a topic of conversation in Chicago.

https://www.showclix.com/event/ideas-forum-investment?utm_source=Newsletter_Events&utm_medium=WBEZEmail&utm_campaign=Events_Invite_Ideas-Forum_20210524&utm_content=5/24/2021&DE=WBEZEvents

https://chicagourbanleaguesummit.nowvirtual.live/register/?fbclid=IwAR3p_CU0URS8dAyJOhRjpsmzIkG_Zaz5rELbUi74HaaI3rCWJmOx1v8B0eA

𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏: 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐄𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐲
On June 4, 2021, the Chicago Urban League will convene its 2021 SUMMIT, themed Leading Toward Equity. In a virtual, daylong event, we will share new research on Chicago’s Black-owned businesses from our Research & Policy Center, and feature a solution-focused conversation on addressing the needs of Black business owners. The morning discussion will conclude with a keynote presentation, which will be followed by our WOKE Entrepreneur Summit, our Citywide Job Fair, the IMPACT Summit, and our 2021 Youth Summit. All events will be held on a virtual platform.
Admission to SUMMIT 2021 is FREE, but online capacity may be limited.

Learn more and register at https://chiul.org/summit-2021-leading-toward-equity/

#ChiULSummit21 #Equity #Leadership

A Conversation with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza
Online Event
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A Conversation with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza
Event by Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Online: zoom.us

Friday at 10 AM CDT

Price: Free

Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook

The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute welcomes Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza for a virtual conversation about the work of the comptroller’s office and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Illinois’ fiscal situation.
Register: https://zoom.us/…/3516207473192/WN_f7NUYim0SSmFr-Uwh4MDeQ
When Mendoza was first elected comptroller in 2016, she became the first Hispanic to independently win statewide office in Illinois. She was re-elected in 2018. Prior to serving as comptroller, Mendoza in 2011 became the first woman elected to the office of Chicago City Clerk. Before that, she served in the Illinois House of Representatives for 10 years.
This event is part of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute’s Understanding Our New World virtual conversation series with government and private sector leaders, policy experts, political analysts, and historians.
If you would like to ask Susana Mendoza a question, please email it to paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc

National Gun Violence Awareness Day Motorcycle Ride: route starts at the #3rdDistrict Friday, June 4th

Info Shared by East Side Fbk
Queen of Hearts for Sacred Heart is at SmallWorld Bar & Grill.
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ROLLOVER for week 3! Week 4 with a projected pot of $13,000!
Play the Queen of Hearts at Small World for a chance to win a projected pot of $ 13,000. Next drawings is Friday, June 4th at 8pm. Buy $5 for 6 tickets.
Tickets are available at Small World Bar and Grill 3325 E 106th Street

Meet us at 89th and Mackinaw Schaffer Park at 10:00am.

Come to the farm and reconnect to the earth with our recurring volunteer opportunities in June. We’d love the support (and our goats definitely love the extra attention). The South Chicago Farm is located at Clara Schaffer Park, 9000 South Mackinaw Street. Register at urbangrowerscollective.org/volunteer#volunteer #bethechange

CHICAGO — Free haircuts are available for people who get vaccinated against coronavirus at two upcoming Vax and Relax events.No appointments are required, and the vaccinations, haircuts and event attendance will be free. People will be able to come by the participating salon and barbershop on the South Side to get their shot, then get a haircut or a voucher. There will be live music to entertain people.
10 .am.-2 p.m. June 12 at Josephine’s Jet Set Hair Salon, 2542 E. 79th St.
https://blockclubchicago.org/2021/06/03/get-vaccinated-and-you-can-get-a-free-haircut-at-south-side-salon-barbershop-events/?fbclid=IwAR3Dv5NHkvjr5OIsRkT4_TdjLI0JPjov5gK2l4ifTnMsbnEQoelaOy2P2nY

Have you dreamt of owning a home but it looks like it’s a very long and complicated process?
We invite you to join us at our Home Buyer s’ Expo – Heading to Your House. You can learn everything about the process of home buying – direct from the experts. Don’t miss it!
Saturday June 5th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Register to attend: http://sc4housing.org/getyouhome

CHICAGO WORKS COMMUNITY CHALLENGE
The Mayor has announced a new Chicago Works Community Challenge – a $10M community investment award that will make seven awards of up to $1.5M for each of Chicago’s 7 planning districts. Awards will be issued to fund community identified enhancements to city-owned properties including public parks, schools, libraries, or city-owned vacant lots in residential zones through the Chicago Works capital plan. The City expects to award projects like playground improvements in parks, co-working space or meeting room upgrades in libraries and schools, and community gardens or playgrounds on vacant lots.

Applications go live on June 1 and will be available here: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/chicago-works-community-challenge/home.html


 


 

 

City of Chicago Mortgage Assistance Grant 2021

https://nhschicago.org/mortgageassistance/programoverview.aspx


Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

 


Info Shared by Officer Ross and Danielle Richards:
004th District is inviting you to a  Zoom meeting. Please download Pdf to view:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1uxIQ8iTlkPR9Whn67ulSfISS9qYLGLXu?fbclid=IwAR1VJtz6V4-UXx6lsA2Z78EWJ6K5OCvVBkD1IdncOfvXdzxl6jxp6qcjUx4

4th District Police Committee Meeting Schedule

4th District Community Beat Meet Schedule


And More Please Click Link to View Schedule:

One Summer Chicago job application is now being accepted by the city. The deadline to apply for one of the 21,000 available slots is Friday, June 11, 2021

 


Deadline June 30

11402 S Greenbay Ave.

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos & Southeast Side of Chicago Food Pantry are proud to be an incubator for Cooperativa Visionarias. Please help us spread the word about this weekly meal distribution!


      Events Dates Begins  ————–  Events Dates Begins——


Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

The Odyssey Project, a program of Illinois Humanities in partnership with University of Illinois at Chicago, is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year! Odyssey offers income-eligible adults in the Chicagoland area the opportunity to earn college credit through FREE, community-based, college-level humanities courses. Study literature, history, art history, philosophy, writing, and critical thinking in a supportive intellectual environment. Classes are offered on the North Side, South Side, West Side, and Downtown in English, and on the Southwest Side in Spanish.
****Applications are due June 1, 2021****

Read more about the program and find links to the application here: https://bit.ly/2Q63hBD


Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

 


 

Info Shared by Reclaim South Shore For All

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 7 PM CDT
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Veteran comedian B-COLE hosts a cast of Chicago’s finest comedians. Every Tuesday night at Studio2226.

 


 

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc

Lakeside Alliance
Lakeside Alliance is a joint venture between Powers & Sons Construction Company, UJAMAA Construction Inc., Brown & Momen, Inc., Safeway Construction Company, and Turner Construction Company.
https://www.lakesidealliance.com/opportunities/bid-packages/?fbclid=IwAR3ZoPETduwRJLwT6ACw3lP6JNoW8gpqyvfynGXNDN0c6MoDFhvuF1zmgt4

 

GALLEY OPENS June 2nd!

Welcome our new resident chef, Celebrity Chef Corey Rice, to the Jackson Park Yacht Club! From his mother’s kitchen to personal chef to cooking on television and now to JPYC, Chef Corey delights taste buds all over Chicago. To learn more about Chef Corey, go to: https://www.chefcoreyrice.com/

GALLEY HOURS
Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fridays 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

South Shore Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: The Artisan Collective Informational

Every week on Thu, until Jun 3, 2021, 2 occurrence(s)

Jun 3, 2021 12:30 PM

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-artisan-collective-informational-tickets-156540080595


 


June 3rd at 6pm
The world is reopening and your business could use a little makeover. Some improvements to enhance the image could qualify for the Facade Enhancement Rebate Program. The Chamber is hosting its FREE WEBINAR on what you need to know to get $$$$ for your business. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT BY CLICKING THE LINK>>>

 


Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

 


 

Thu. Jun 3, 2021 at 6:00pm CDT   was an inflection point nationally and in our own backyard, and it’s time to forge a new path and re-imagine how Chicago can work to lift up residents, improve civic engagement and enhance quality of life.

Are you ready to get started?

From taxes, opportunity zones, private capital, revitalization efforts and economic priorities, community investment is constantly a topic of conversation in Chicago.

https://www.showclix.com/event/ideas-forum-investment?utm_source=Newsletter_Events&utm_medium=WBEZEmail&utm_campaign=Events_Invite_Ideas-Forum_20210524&utm_content=5/24/2021&DE=WBEZEvents


 

https://chicagourbanleaguesummit.nowvirtual.live/register/?fbclid=IwAR3p_CU0URS8dAyJOhRjpsmzIkG_Zaz5rELbUi74HaaI3rCWJmOx1v8B0eA

𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏: 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐄𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐲
On June 4, 2021, the Chicago Urban League will convene its 2021 SUMMIT, themed Leading Toward Equity. In a virtual, daylong event, we will share new research on Chicago’s Black-owned businesses from our Research & Policy Center, and feature a solution-focused conversation on addressing the needs of Black business owners. The morning discussion will conclude with a keynote presentation, which will be followed by our WOKE Entrepreneur Summit, our Citywide Job Fair, the IMPACT Summit, and our 2021 Youth Summit. All events will be held on a virtual platform.
Admission to SUMMIT 2021 is FREE, but online capacity may be limited.

 

A Conversation with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza

Online Event
Join Event
A Conversation with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza
Online: zoom.us
Friday at 10 AM CDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute welcomes Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza for a virtual conversation about the work of the comptroller’s office and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Illinois’ fiscal situation.
When Mendoza was first elected comptroller in 2016, she became the first Hispanic to independently win statewide office in Illinois. She was re-elected in 2018. Prior to serving as comptroller, Mendoza in 2011 became the first woman elected to the office of Chicago City Clerk. Before that, she served in the Illinois House of Representatives for 10 years.
This event is part of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute’s Understanding Our New World virtual conversation series with government and private sector leaders, policy experts, political analysts, and historians.
If you would like to ask Susana Mendoza a question, please email it to paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu

 


 

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc



 

National Gun Violence Awareness Day Motorcycle Ride: route starts at the #3rdDistrict Friday, June 4th

 


 

Info Shared by East Side Fbk

ROLLOVER for week 3! Week 4 with a projected pot of $13,000!
Play the Queen of Hearts at Small World for a chance to win a projected pot of $ 13,000. Next drawings is Friday, June 4th at 8pm. Buy $5 for 6 tickets.
Tickets are available at Small World Bar and Grill 3325 E 106th Street

 

 


 

 

 


Meet us at 89th and Mackinaw Schaffer Park at 10:00am.


 

Come to the farm and reconnect to the earth with our recurring volunteer opportunities in June. We’d love the support (and our goats definitely love the extra attention). The South Chicago Farm is located at Clara Schaffer Park, 9000 South Mackinaw Street. Register at urbangrowerscollective.org/volunteer#volunteer #bethechange

 


 


 


 

Have you dreamt of owning a home but it looks like it’s a very long and complicated process?
We invite you to join us at our Home Buyer s’ Expo – Heading to Your House. You can learn everything about the process of home buying – direct from the experts. Don’t miss it!
🗓 Saturday June 5th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

 


 


 

Info Shared by Hegewisch

 

programs & events

There’s something for everyone at the Southeast Side parks! From festivals to campouts, to climbing classes, check out all the exciting outdoor adventures we have planned in your community.

The Chicago Park District has adjusted its programs and events schedule in response to the modified Stay at Home order. Please note that all program dates are subject to change based on guidance from City and State public health officials.

Click on an event to see details and to RSVP.

MAY 08 CHICAGO RIVER DAY:
BIG MARSH PARK
9am – 12pm
Big Marsh
11559 S. Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60633

EVENT DETAILS

The Friends of the Chicago River invite you to our annual cleanup and land restoration event at Big Marsh Park. Chicago River Day is a fun way to get some outdoor exercise volunteering along the watershed. The health of the Chicago River system continues to improve, but litter remains a stubborn problem harmful to people and wildlife. Friends of the Chicago River is looking for your help on our annual spring river cleanup, Chicago River Day, the morning of May 8, 2021. Volunteers began this free, fun, family-friendly tradition in 1992 and over the last 29 years it steadily grew into Friends’ largest and most popular volunteer event of the year with sites throughout the watershed from Lake County to the Calumet. The instant impact is inspiring and essential to creating a Litter Free Chicago River.

MAY 13 LITTLE BEAVERS STORY HOUR

10 am – 11am
Big Marsh

11559 S. Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60633

EVENT DETAILS

Visit Big Marsh Park on the second Thursday of every month, April through July, to join in our interactive Little Beavers Story Hour Series. Each event will include a reading by a special guest featuring an illustrated story book that teaches young naturalists about nature, inclusiveness and stewardship. Following the reading, participants are invited to join in nature play activities or a nature hike at the park. This series is designed for little beavers ages 2-5 years, with an accompanied adult caregiver.  This event will be limited to a maximum of 10 participants. RSVP is required.

RSVP herehttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchi5FnYkhatFX5YCoMnrsfuAcLgEJJ2L6KkrFrKjE5jaLOxA/viewform

For more information email us  at cpd.se.events@gmail.com

https://www.chicagosesideparks.com/program-events/

 


 

Info Shared by State Representative Buckner

 


 


 

 


 

Online: zoom.us
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 11 AM CDT – 12:30 PM CDT
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Welcome to our Diabetes Advocacy Forum! Discussing state political dynamics, skills for effective advocacy, hot topics in diabetes policy, and more in just 90 minutes, we will introduce you to what it means to be a DPAC advocate. Join in the fun and start your advocacy journey with us as we seek to raise our collective voices on behalf of people with diabetes!
Be sure to register using the attached link, we’ll also be casting the event via Facebook Live on DPAC’s page.

 


Illinois residents – Two-Day Focus Group Contact Info For Wednesday & Thursday, May 12th-13th – 2021
Illinois residents living in Cook, Du Page, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, La Salle Lake & Will counties are needed for a 2-day focus group being held in Chicago near O’Hare on Wednesday, May 12th, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm & Thursday, May 13th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The compensation is $500.00 for 2-day participation. You are paid in cash provided at the conclusion of the 2nd day. The topic is an interesting discussion on a business & community situation. Research involves listening to presentations, completing questionnaires, and discussion panels to see how people react to different sides of simulated business & community situations The project is 100% market research with no solicitations of any kind. The questions below are asked because we have specific quotas for this project. Your personal information is never shared or sold. For more information: www.nwrrs.com – Nationwide Research Recruiters or Call Monte at 760-536-3184

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeWP9Z_48AENk6zkpvVOJiJzPW9whTd3jnYwB-lGwqb4xLDpA/viewform


Tuesday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Special Webinar:
Sidewalk Café Permits and Other Outdoor Dining Options
Presented by the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, the Chicago Department of Transportation and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
2021 Sidewalk Café Permits are now available through the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. Join this webinar for an overview of how to obtain this permit and other outdoor dining options, including the Expanded Outdoor Dining Program.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

 


FREE ZOOM PROGRAM ABOUT THE LOCAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD HISTORY

Please join us May 12, 2021 from noon-1pm as Dr. Larry McClellan presents on the Little Calumet Underground Railroad Project. Dr. McClellan will be giving a regional overview and then focus particularly on freedom seekers moving through the Calumet region and the networks of the Underground Railroad that assisted them.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Please share with others.
Hope to see you on May 12!
Have a great weekend!
Nina Baki
Public Engagement and Program Manager
Conservation and Experiential Programming Department
C: 312-590-6361
Forest Preserves of Cook County
536 N Harlem Ave • River Forest, IL 60305

 


 

South Shore/South Chicago RFP

The two-part, 1.7-acre site includes vintage, low-rise buildings and vacant land adjacent to the Cheltenham station on Metra’s Electric Main Line. RFP goals include the construction and rehabilitation of transit-oriented housing and ancillary uses.
Due 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021
Appendix

Pre-Bid Conference
2 p.m., Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Register

https://webapps1.chicago.gov/eforms/investswregistration?RFP=South_Shore_1

 


Wednesday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m.
Webinar:
Understanding & Clarifying Your Brand Identity
Presented By: Stacey Pitts Caldwell, Center Director, SBDC at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce & Owner, SMP Creative™ Business & Design
Now, more than ever it is critical that small businesses grasp the core concepts of branding to begin developing a strong brand position. In this webinar, you will gain a better understanding of your existing brand, learn what it takes to create a new brand, or simply refresh your basic knowledge of branding to help you connect and engage with your customers. All businesses, from pre-venture and start-ups to established enterprises are welcome to explore the following topics: Brand Identity, Brand Communications, Personality & Inspiration, and Storytelling.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

 


Info Shared by State Representative Kam Buckner


Online Event
Today at 6 PM CDT
Tickets · Free – $25
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-global-fight-for-abortion-rights-lessons-from-argentina-and-ireland-tickets-151700836285
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join us for a conversation about the global struggle for abortion rights featuring lessons from Argentina and Ireland.
In recent years, global movements for abortion rights have made incredible breakthroughs. In late 2020, feminists in Argentina won their decades-long fight to legalize abortion. In 2018, Ireland’s victorious movement to repeal the 8th amendment led to a historic referendum vote that marked an enormous shift in public support for safe, legal abortion.
In the decades following the landmark 1973 Roe V. Wade decision, the abortion rights movement in the United States has endured a wave of setbacks and sustained conservative backlash. Following years of clinic closures and restrictive state laws, an estimated 11 million people seeking abortion in the US now live more than one hour’s drive from an abortion clinic. Abortion activists fear that the political landscape is heading toward a “post-Roe America”.
What lessons can we learn from the global struggle to inspire us to build a fighting movement in the U.S. to defend Roe and assure abortion access to all who need one?
***Register through Eventbrite to receive a link to the video conference on the day of the event. This event will be recorded and have captioning.***
https://www.eventbrite.com/…/the-global-fight-for…
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Speakers:
Clare Daly is an independent member of the European Parliament elected from Dublin Ireland, former member of the Irish Parliament and mover of multiple pieces of legislation for Abortion Rights in Ireland, and long standing activist on the issue.
Sarah Leonard is the publisher of Lux, and a member of its editorial collective. She is a contributing editor to Dissent and The Nation.
Camila Valle is an editor, translator, and writer in New York. She is a member of NYC for Abortion Rights.
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This event is being sponsored by Lux Magazine, Chicago for Abortion Rights, Chicago Abortion Fund, Chicago DSA Socialist Feminist Working Group and Haymarket Books.
All donations and ticket sales for this event will go to the Chicago Abortion Fund to provide financial, logistical, and emotional support to people seeking abortion care. While all our events are free we ask that those who are able make a donation to support this important work.
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Please join us to stand up for mental health and recognize three mental health champions followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A.

About this event

Join us as we recognize the 2020 Stand Up for Mental Mental Health award recipients followed by a conversation on the state of mental health in our community and opportunities for advocacy.

Mental Health Service Award-Family Focus represented by Colette Allen MS, Evanston Center Director. Family Focus supports mental health in our communities through programming for pre-school children and their families, afterschool and summer programs, support groups for fathers, grandparents raising their grandchildren and services for families affected by trauma. These programs and many others promote mental health by supporting children and families exposed to social conditions that threaten their well-being using strength-based, culturally relevant and cutting-edge interventions.

Lorraine H. Morton Impact Award-Marvin Lindsey, MSW, CADC, Chief Executive Officer of the Community Behavioral Health Care Association of Illinois. Marvin leads an organization that provides leadership, guidance, and advocacy for member agencies in the design and building of an effective community behavioral health system throughout the state. He serves on multiple advisory groups, including the Community Advisory Committee of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) Urban Health Program which is charged with recruiting, retaining, and graduating African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans in the health professions. Marvin received a Masters’ Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work and is a certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor. He was selected for the Lorraine H. Morton Impact Award for his advocacy on behalf of mental health and his support of youth.

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Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m.
Jueves 13 de Mato a las 10:00 AM
Webinar:
(workshop will be presented in Spanish)
Licencamiento Comercial 101
Presentado por la Ciudad de Chicago Departamento de Asuntos Comerciales y Protección del Consumidor(BACP)
Centro de Negocios Pequeños(SBC)
Los asistentes aprenderán el proceso para obtener una licencia comercial y como acceder a recursos y soporte gratuitos para su negocio.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

 


Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

 

 


 

 


PLEASE JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING!
The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways, in coordination with the Village of Burnham, invites you to participate in a virtual public information meeting on May 13, 2021 for the Burnham Multimodal Connector. The Phase I Study was initiated to evaluate the existing conditions and design of a grade-separated pedestrian and bicyclist bridge over multiple railroad tracks and Brainard Avenue. This project will provide access to the Hegewisch Station, the planned Burnham Greenway Trail in the City of Chicago, and the planned Burnham Greenway Trail in the Village of Burnham.
Due to physical distancing restrictions regarding COVID-19, this meeting will be held virtually and a call-in option will be available. The project team will provide a live presentation and will host a moderated question-and-answer session.
When: Thursday, May 13, 2021 • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Online.

 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

Sadlowski Elementary is hosting a Donation Drive for Food and Housing Insecurity!
You can help out by donating items for community members in need!
Items can be dropped off at Sadlowski Elementary, 3930 E 105th St
Please see below for items that they are accepting.

 

We teamed up with COVID Express CARE and Commissinor Stanley Moore to bring this event to the ward. It will take place on Friday May 14th, Saturday May 15th and Sunday May 16th at the Zone 11731 s Ave O. Register now! Everyone 18 and above is welcome regardless of immigration status or where you live.
We have 1000 doses. 2nd appointment will be given after first dose is administered.
To Register for an appointment:
– Text/call 312-262-6768 OR
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Friday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m.
Webinar:
Facebook and Instagram Posts: Take Your Posts to the Next Level
Presented by Francisco Ramirez, Chimbly Consultants
You’ve been posting for some time, but maybe your posts don’t always reach or engage your audience? Confused by how the algorithms decide whether or not to show your post? Participants of this workshop will examine Facebook and Instagram posts and compare what makes a post rise to the top and what knocks a post off news feeds. Participants will leave with tools to take their posts to the next level.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

 


11402 S Greenbay Ave.

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos & Southeast Side of Chicago Food Pantry are proud to be an incubator for Cooperativa Visionarias. Please help us spread the word about this weekly meal distribution!


 

Join

Sista Afya

for a special online comedy show fundraiser uplifting Black joy featuring Chicago comedians

Lady Luncha’bell Actress/Comedienne

, Meechie Hall and Jeremiah Frazier !⁠

This fundraiser benefits free mental wellness services for Black women in Chicago.⁠
Get your tickets today at: https://bit.ly/afyajoy

 


79th and Essex
Friday at 6 PM CDT – 7 PM CDT
52–64°F Mostly Cloudy
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join the Chicago Police Department’s 4th District Faith-Based Committee for our outdoor, social-distanced Friday Night Prayer.
We’ll be out every Friday night from the beginning of May through the end of September. Make sure to follow us on all social media platforms to keep up-to-date on locations.

 


Location: 1686 E. Hayes Dr., Chicago
Start Line: On the east side of Hayes and Cornell Parking Lot
Parking: Hayes and Cornell Parking Lot

Course Map: HERE

Registration: Opens Friday, May 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. for May 15, 2021
CostFree! ‘Go Run is always free, but everyone must register for each ‘Go Run they will participate in.
What to Expect

Expect a laid back, welcoming, and hassle-free experience. There will be runners, joggers, and walkers of all experience levels. Whether you are new to running and walking, or have been participating for years, ‘Go Run welcomes you to take part.
Event Schedule

  • 8:15 a.m. – Check-In Opens

  • 8:55 a.m. – Check-In Closes

  • 9:00 a.m. – 5K and 1 Mile Start (No Late Starts Please)
    Capacity

Due to COVID19 guidelines, each ‘Go Run is limited to 50 participants. Persons not registered may not attend.
Registration​
Notice: ‘Go Runs reserve the right to deny or cancel a registration when deemed necessary.
For More Info Click: https://www.cararuns.org/gorun?fbclid=IwAR2fUZooA4-XltaypZvkmBo1FXGOkoAJsBteAtDgFubKoAAF_uVw_Geg_us


 

 

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc


 

Info Shared by Community Connection FBK

ART & CULTURE—

Sisters in Cinema

is looking for people who are knowledgeable about South Shore history to serve the community as docents for their walking program.

Walks are scheduled for every 3rd Saturday of the month from Saturday, May 15th to Saturday, September 18th.

See flyer for full details. Apply at: https://forms.gle/91kHuDXZ17Z22NKe8

#ConnectSouthShore #positivepresence #tourguide #walkingclub #healthylifestyle #chicagohistory



Hope to see you on Saturday, May 15 as we celebrate our moms and kids! This is a safe, drive-through event taking place at 3 of our health centers.

 


 


 

Info Shared by I am South Shore


 

 


Info Shared by Linda Hudson

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We teamed up with COVID Express CARE and Commissinor Stanley Moore to bring this event to the ward. It will take place on Friday May 14th, Saturday May 15th and Sunday May 16th at the Zone 11731 s Ave O. Register now! Everyone 18 and above is welcome regardless of immigration status or where you live.
We have 1000 doses. 2nd appointment will be given after first dose is administered.
To Register for an appointment:
– Text/call 312-262-6768 OR
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Nature Block Party at Eggers Grove

Saturday at 11 AM CDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Nature Block Party is on for this year. Enjoy fun in nature at Eggers Grove! The event is free and open to all!
There will be games and activities at Eggers Grove and we are hoping to get out in the neighborhood to hand out nature kits.
Details are still being confirmed for this event so make sure you click “going” or “interested” to keep up to date.

 


 


 

Online Event
Saturday at 12 PM CDT – 2 PM CDT
Free
via Eventbrite
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
The Answer Inc. Autism & Special Needs Walkathon
https://zoom.us/j/98906529495
“Walking’ for…The ANSWERS” Autism and Special Needs Virtual Walk-a-Thon will take place on
Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm via Zoom and Facebook Live.
Because we cannot gather in large groups for our safety, The Answer Inc. will bring this year’s walkathon to you, virtually. Join us from your treadmill, sofa, walking with your team or even while walking your dog. Join our Zoom gatherings to share how you are walking with us and then join us for an online celebration.
Proceeds raised will be used to support horseback riding camp, summer camps and counseling & therapy sessions for the families impacted by Autism/Developmental Differences. We are requesting your participation as a Sponsor, Vendor, Donor, or Walker. Online vendors will be featured on our website and have a spotlight feature in our newsletter.
For more information call 708.296.5651.
To Join a TEAM: https://secure.givelively.org/…/2021-virtual-autism
TEXT TO GIVE: ANSWERINC 44321

 


 


 

 


Illinois Rental Payment Program Offers Up to $25K for Tenants Struggling to Pay Rent

https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-rental-payment-program-opens-monday-with-up-to-25k-available-for-tenants-struggling-to-pay-rent/2511686/?fbclid=IwAR0sYWjhguAXa–D66RUIMYA0noOqxSFeWABIjx9qSX2mIXeaMURGQFzQuM

Click Here to Applyhttps://www.ihda.org/about-ihda/illinois-rental-payment-program/

 


 

Chicago to reopen United Center, expand outdoor festivals, increase indoor capacity as city eases COVID-19 restrictions

April 29, 2021 WGN
CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday the launch of Open Chicago, the latest initiative to safely and fully reopen the city.  Click Link To View: https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/chicago-to-reopen-united-center-expand-outdoor-festivals-increase-indoor-capacity-as-city-eases-covid-19-restrictions/?fbclid=IwAR1tFoB0leL8-CnNz7MRw5d_MOonD1ihpVxv9wfXoDRaoVqWH_GxsnfX9zQ


Redistricting Hearing Schedule. You must click on the date to see if it’s a virtual or in-person meeting date.

I tried to get a little more information on how this affects us. I
think redistricting affect how many State Representative we have per district depending on Census. What Is the Job of a State Representative: Duties

State representatives introduce and vote on bills that represent the interests of their constituents (people who live in their voting district). They create new laws, modify or update old laws and serve on research committees within the legislative branch. These representatives uphold the state’s Constitution and vote on changes to the Constitution when amendments are needed. They may address issues such as education, transportation, commerce, state taxes, and any other items that are a concern to local residents. Representatives may also assist constituents with personal legal issues such as immigration or justice problems.https://work.chron.com/job-state-rep-7593.html

Illinois lawmakers will be redrawing house and senate borders and they want your help. Here are a few articles that might help:
Illinois lawmakers will be redrawing house and senate borders and they want your help
7 Things to Know About Redistricting (2017)


3rd District Beat Meeting Schedule:


Info Shared by Officer Ross and Danielle Richards:
004th District is inviting you to a  Zoom meeting. Please download Pdf to view:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1uxIQ8iTlkPR9Whn67ulSfISS9qYLGLXu?fbclid=IwAR1VJtz6V4-UXx6lsA2Z78EWJ6K5OCvVBkD1IdncOfvXdzxl6jxp6qcjUx4

4th District Police Committee Meeting Schedule

4th District Community Beat Meet Schedule


And More Please Click Link to View Schedule:

One Summer Chicago job application is now being accepted by the city. The deadline to apply for one of the 21,000 available slots is Friday, June 11, 2021

 


Deadline June 30

 

What do we celebrate on Cinco de Mayo?
Cesareo Moreno
We’re in for a special treat as Cesareo Moreno, Chief Curator / Visual Arts Director at National Museum of Mexican Art, will share the history of Cinco de Mayo! https://nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org/

 

Info Shared by Eastside FBK

#TipTuesday: Summer internship opportunity alert for teens across the city. If you’re 16-18 (or know someone who is), you can intern with Chicago Public Library! Get a summer stipend of $850 to create projects, foster your leadership skills, and make a positive impact in your local neighborhood. Apply at onesummerchicago.org by May 31.
This internship is made possible through the partnership of After School Matters, Chicago Public Library, and One Summer Chicago.
Feel free to share with teens you know are interested!
#TeensofCPL
#SummerJob


 

Info Shared by Eastside FBK

Online Event
May 3 at 9 AM CDT – May 17 at 12 AM CDT
Price: Free · 
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
The Chicago Park District is committed to providing Chicago’s youth fun-filled ‘Summer of Possibilities’ through our 2021 Day Camp program. Every summer our staff and campers look forward to reconnecting by engaging in fun, safe, and inclusive activities.
The 6-weeks of summer fun will include sports, arts, fitness, and outdoor activities traditionally offered at camp, with the following ideas woven throughout the camp experience.
The most recent Covid-19 guidelines will be followed to ensure safety and fun for all. We are looking forward to an exciting Summer of Possibilities!
Important Dates
* Programs go live for viewing:
Monday, May 3
Online registration begins:
* Monday, May 10 for parks WEST of California Ave. &
* Tuesday, May 11 at 9 am for parks EAST of California Ave.
In-person registration begins:
* Friday, May 14 (as space allows & in select parks)
Camp Dates (6 weeks):
June 28 – August 6
Extended Camps/Sports Camps dates:
August 9 – August 20
The safety of all campers is a priority. Camps will run in accordance with state and city guidelines, limiting the number of campers we can safely program for at each park. Please keep this in mind when making your summer plans.
For details about the new Chicago Park District Summer Program & Day Camp guidelines, please visit https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/day-camp

 

https://urbangrowerscollective.org/trainings/

 


 

Join us today and every Thursday for open office hours between 10 AM – 4 PM. Learn ways to grow your business, receive 1-on-1 business consultations, and more! Call 888-955-9510 to schedule your appointment or visit our site at: https://bit.ly/3dqrElx



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In collaboration with the Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, Southeast Side of Chicago Food Pantry will be passing out 100 donated Hot Meals (one meal per person per family) from 2pm to 4pm or until they last!!
This event will be every Friday until June 25, 2021!!

 


 


 

May 8th Begins: Click For More Info: 
https://www.csu.edu/risescholars/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=rise-academy-enrollment&fbclid=IwAR1fM27GzQrHhl1ixy-yWaCs4EwkeKUCj8KTooLNS9ZEF6VSmbqGdsbCBxc

 


11402 S Greenbay Ave.

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos & Southeast Side of Chicago Food Pantry are proud to be an incubator for Cooperativa Visionarias. Please help us spread the word about this weekly meal distribution!


Info Shared by Community Connection FBK

ART & CULTURE—

Sisters in Cinema

is looking for people who are knowledgeable about South Shore history to serve the community as docents for their walking program.

Walks are scheduled for every 3rd Saturday of the month from Saturday, May 15th to Saturday, September 18th.

See flyer for full details. Apply at: https://forms.gle/91kHuDXZ17Z22NKe8

#ConnectSouthShore #positivepresence #tourguide #walkingclub #healthylifestyle #chicagohistory



 

 


Info Shared by Linda Hudson

 


Join Us for
Sage and Copal pon de Corner!

Sacred  Community Cleanse

These are perilous times we are living in.
Our hearts are (still) heavy; We mourn in silence, and we mourn out loud as a community. We honor our resilience; we celebrate life and give thanks for the small victories.

We are grappling with deep seated, extremely complex issues as we continue forth, striving to overcome our differences and exemplify our commonalities…hand in hand, along this journey of understanding. Solidarity Heals.

Together, we lift our voices and our candles.
We burn our sage, inhale and exhale the sweet indigenous aroma of copal and lift our voices in prayer over our children. Our families. Our communities.

Will you stand with us pon de corner? Will you bring your heart and soul and your prayers, poems and hand instruments? Will you pray with us in love and solidarity? Will you clear your mind of the fear that grips you when you think of the dangers that congregate on street corners in neglected, disinvested Black and Brown hoods and put on your spiritual armor for an hour (or two…) as we lift up our voices in acknowledgement and honor of the divine that governs all?
Please join us each month:
71st and Jeffery at 10am on May 16th

Wear white, traditional garb, oils, beads, bangles, bells or simply come as you are  – CHARGED!!! Bring your sage and we will also have extra sage and incense to sweeten and open the environment to receive our collective prayers of healing over our people.

In the name of…

love & solidarity
truth & transformation
courage & collective action

Remember, we speak for those of us who can no longer speak…we breathe for those who breathe no more…we stand for those who have fallen beneath the gunsmoke of hate, violence and an unjust system of oppression and anti-blackness.

…and thank YOU in advance to those who will make it out as well as those who can only be with us in spirit. Bring your masks as we cleanse the air. Amandla!


 

 


As part of #AAPI Heritage Month, Chicago City Treasurer, Chicago Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and a panel featuring Asian American Trailblazers:

Grace Reyes, CEO, The Investment and Diversity Exchange (TIDE)
Tutram Nguyen, Talent Advisor, Salesforce & ALA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Co-Lead
Natalie Louie Kao, Sr. Dir of Product Marketing Strategy, Zuora
Suzanne Yoon, Founder & Managing Partner, Kinzie Capital Partners

We’ll be discussing finance, education, and technology on “Money Mondays with Melissa, Asian American Trailblazers: Our Force to Spark Change.”

Tune in Monday, May 17 @ 12:00 p.m. CT (10 AM PT). Free, sign-up with this Zoom link or copy and paste link into your browser.

 


3501 E 106th St, Chicago, IL 60617-6621, United States
Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6 PM CDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Summer Festival Sanitation Certification … Get certified! Register via facebook messensger or leave a message at (773) 731-7948.
Class location: 3501 E. 106th Street, Lower Level, Chicago, IL 60617
Class is scheduled on Monday, May 17th, 2021 at 6:00 PM

 

 


 


 

1501 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607-1400, United States
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11 AM CDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join striking fast-food workers, community members, and activists for a day of action to demand McDonald’s raise their wages to $15/hr.
McDonald’s remains one of the largest employers in the world but continues to lead the race-to-the-bottom for workers wages and workplace standards in the fast-food industry, which drags all low-wage workers down.
McDonald’s doesn’t have to wait for Congress to pass $15. Even in 2020, the height of the recession, the company pulled in nearly $5 billion in profit.
May 19th is the nationwide day of the strike to win $15. Tell McDonald’s it’s time to pay $15 to all its workers nationwide and raise standards for all low-wage workers.
𝐌𝐜𝐃𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐝’𝐬 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐤𝐞
𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐤, 𝟏𝟓𝟎𝟏 𝐖 𝐑𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐥𝐩𝐡 𝐒𝐭
𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟏𝟗𝐭𝐡

 

 


 


 

Learn more about immigration reform at Social Justice in Chicago — a virtual event with the Chicago Sun-Times.

About this event

In 2006, legislators proposed a bill that would have criminalized undocumented immigrants. The bill set off a series of protests in cities across the country, including Chicago. Now, 15 years later, advocates in Chicago are still calling for an overhaul of the immigration system.

Join the discussion with our event moderator, Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice/ wage gap reporter and special guests:

  • Jorge Mújica, activist and Strategic Campaigns Organizer for Arise Chicago
  • Amalia Pallares, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Artemio Arreola, Director for Community Relations for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Tune in Live on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:00 p.m. CT

Readers are welcome to participate in the digital conversation and ask questions. We encourage you to submit questions for our panel when you RSVP. The forum is made possible by the generous support of The Chicago Community Trust.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-justice-in-chicago-the-march-for-immigration-reform-tickets-152759729463?aff=esfb&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-source=fb&utm-term=checkoutwidget&fbclid=IwAR3Asfd2baGRumwhsNv4OSsqc1HTskwC15gdhN72CchdwLt3WpcuvXGYjKk


Info Shared by Jackson Park Advisory Council

 


Info Shared by Alderman Harris

Roof and Porch Lottery: It that time of year again. May 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. you can register for the City of Chicago’s Roof and Porch Lottery. Winner will be drawn on July 23rd.
Household income must be at 80% or below. There are 3 ways to register:

Be more than just a resume, get the chance to advocate for yourself at the HACE Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, May 20th. Speak directly with position recruiters from the top companies in the Nation through private, one-on-one, online chats. NEW in 2021 you can now connect by text, audio, or video for more personal and engaging conversations. https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/hace/e/ZDQVb
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Online Event
Thursday at 6 PM CDT – 7:30 PM CDT
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Corporate rap music continues to promote substance misuse despite recent overdose deaths by several popular rappers. Artists have used hip-hop to share the immense trauma they experience but the conversations often fall short of healing solutions. Meanwhile we continue to witness a rise in death by suicide in disenfranchised communities. Please join us for another somber yet urgent conversation about issues that plague us, so that we can collaborate on strategies to respond accordingly and prevent future suffering and pain.
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2 Years of Mayor Lightfoot; 2 Years of Failed Policies. The People’s Report Card Rally and March

Logan Square Monument
Event by IL Raise Your HandAction Now and 20 others
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6 PM CDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
For the past 2 years, Lightfoot’s Administration has continued to ignore the demands of its people. This administration has failed on multiple issues – from environmental justice to education to policing to housing and COVID recovery. Join over 30 organizations in calling out Mayor Lightfoot on her 2 year anniversary and demand that she fulfill her broken promises.
Sponsoring Organizations (40)
11th Ward IPO
12th Ward IPO
25th Ward IPO
32nd Ward IPO
33rd Ward Working Families
48th Ward Neighbors for Justice
Action Now
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago
Black Lives Matter Chicago
Black Youth Project 100
Blocks Together
Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression
Chicago Alliance for Waterfront Safety
Chicago Democratic Socialists of America
Chicago Freedom School
Chicago Teachers Union
Cook County College Teachers Union
Consent Decree
EraseTheDatabase
Good Kids Mad City
Grassroots Collaborative
Illinois Families for Public Schools
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Neighbors for Environmental Justice
Northside Action for Justice
Northwest Side United
Parents 4 Teachers
Pilsen Alliance
Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education
Southeast Environmental Task Force
Southeast Youth Alliance (SYA)
Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation (SOUL)
Southside Together Organizing for Power
Stop General Iron Coalition
Students Strike Back
Transforming Community Safety Collective, 33rd Ward
Treatment, Not Trauma Coalition
United Working Families
Women’s All Points Bulletin (WAPB)
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PUBLIC MEETING OF THE POLICE BOARD
MAY 20 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The Police Board holds a regular public meeting once a month. The Superintendent of Police (or his designee) and the Chief Administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (or her designee) will be at the meetings. Members of the public are invited to attend and are welcome to address questions or comments to the Board. Prior sign-up is required of those wishing to address the Board; to add your name to the list of speakers, please contact the Chicago Police Board’s office. The meetings are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Whether the meeting will be in person or via Zoom will be determined closer to each meeting date.
https://www.chicagocopa.org/event/public-meeting-of-the-police-board-5/

 


Info Shared by South Chicago Neighborhood Network

 


 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards and Officer Davis

91st and Greenwood
Friday at 5:30 PM CDT – 7 PM CDT
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join the Chicago Police Department’s 4th District Faith-Based Committee for our outdoor, social-distanced Friday Night Prayer.
There will be a short prayer walk around the immediate location that starts at 5:30 pm. Prayer will begin at 6:00 pm.
We’ll be out every Friday night from the beginning of May through the end of September. Make sure to follow us on all social media platforms to keep up-to-date on locations.

 


Healthy communities begin with healthy kids—and the Fastest Kids in Chicago race, hosted by the Chicago Mayor’s Office, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the Chicago Park District, and Chicago Public Schools, embodies just that.
Fastest Kids in Chicago track and field events kick off Saturday, May 22, with qualifying races taking place throughout the month of June and the final race taking place on Saturday, July 10. Advance registration is required.

Visit the Chicago Park District’s website for full details and to sign up: https://bit.ly/3uK9Ysu


 

Please join us for monthly Survey Days! Our neighborhood is quickly changing and we need your help to assess our housing inventory.

Data collected during Survey Days will help us understand the current housing landscape, advocate for community-driven housing policies, identify resources neighbor facing housing issues can utilize, and stabilize our housing stock long-term.

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfEGLeTtgVihx…/viewform

For more information and to sign up visit our website www.thenna.org/housing or call us at (773) 609-3007


 

Rainbow Beach – It’s Your Park Day! – Annual Spring Cleaning

Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 9 AM CDT
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
The Chicago Parks Foundation’s free, family-friendly event kicks off the summer with a day of city citywide park clean-ups.
Join us at the *Rainbow Beach Fieldhouse* on Saturday, May 22nd!
HOW IT WORKS
1. REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER on the dates/times of your choice.
(https://www.eventbrite.com/…/rainbow-beach-its-your…)
2. SHOW UP SAFELY! Clean-up supplies will be provided onsite, and you can do your part by:
– Wearing a face mask (supplies are limited, please bring your own)
– Consciously practicing social distancing
– Wearing protective gloves (provided) and avoiding hazardous materials.
If you are feeling unwell or exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms at the time of your cleanup, please stay home – no need to alert us!

 


8930 S Muskegon Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-3163, United States
Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10 AM CDT – 12 PM CDT
Tickets
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join the Bessemer/Schafer Park Advisory Council for our first event of the year.
Come out on Saturday, May 22nd from 10 am to 12 pm for It’s YOUR Park Day. Help us clean up the playground and other areas of the park. We want our park to look beautiful and clean for the upcoming summer months.
Volunteers must wear face masks and social distance. We will provide gloves, water, snacks, and the materials needed for the clean-up.
This is a kid-friendly event.
Volunteers must register via the below link:
https://bit.ly/2QtnnWQ

 


Info Shared by The Neighborhood Network Alliance

 



 

 

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 11 AM CDT – 1 PM CDT
Tickets
www.eventbrite.com/e/don-nash-community-center-its-your-park-day-pitch-in-for-the-parks-2021-registration-151238222595
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Chicago Parks Foundation presents
It’s Your Park Day + Pitch In for the Parks @ PARK NAME!
Volunteer to pitch in at your park! We kick off with It’s Your Park Day on May 22, and continue pitching in all season long.
Community volunteers will pick up litter and clean our park’s green spaces. Free & family-friendly. Complimentary clean-up supplies are provided.
Meeting Location: Northeast side of the parking lot
Event Day Contact: don.nashpac@gmail.com
Other Questions: Sonia Horvath shorvath@chicagoparksfoundaiton.org (773) 505-9737
HOW IT WORKS
1. REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER on the dates/times of your choice and complete the volunteer waiver in your registration.
2. SHOW UP SAFELY! Clean-up supplies will be provided onsite, and you can do your part by:
wearing a face mask (supplies are limited, please bring your own)
sticking to a group of fifty (50) people or less and consciously practicing social distancing
wearing protective gloves (provided) and avoiding hazardous materials like glass, needles and germs
If you are feeling unwell or exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms at the time of your cleanup, please stay home – no need to alert us!
FAQs
This event is rain or shine. Please come dressed prepared for the weather (sun, bugs, and all!).
Registering in advance is the best way to ensure there are enough complimentary supplies on the event day.
You can also pitch in your support by making a tax-deductible gift to the Chicago Parks Foundation! Learn more about ways to give here.
The Chicago Parks Foundation is the 501c3 Partner of the Chicago Parks. This program is supported in part by Bank of America with in-kind support from Boxed Water.
Additional Questions? Please contact Sonia Horvath for more information shorvath@chicagoparksfoundaiton.org (773) 505-9737

Jackson Park Advisory Council

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

 


 

Info Shared by Commercial Ave SSA

 


 

Leslie Hairston Campaign Port 121118On Saturday, 

May 22nd I will be hosting a shred- a- thon from 11 am until 2 pm. Midway Moving and Storage will be on-site at the Fifth Ward Office. A reminder that no paper or binder clips, metal or plastic spiral binders, and or glossy paper will be allowed to be shredded. I look forward to seeing you all there

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2 PM CDT – 5 PM CDT
Price: Free · Duration: 3 hr
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join us for an afternoon to learn more about the Club. Take a tour. Get your questions answered.

 


Info Shared by 4th District Faith Base


 

America remembers George Floyd
May 25, 2021

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/george-floyd-remembered-05-25-21/index.html?fbclid=IwAR0oz9kCi9NukmZhqtRgrpIymYW1UIIQg5u7KEdIxkxfDKpRuyfQT0ep19w

Remembering the George Floyd Rebellion, Open Mic Press Conference to Pass the People’s Ordinance!

100 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-3216, United States
Today at 4 PM CDT
84°F Cloudy
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
It has been one year since Minneapolis PD murdered George Floyd, setting off an international rebellion of historic proportions, and we have yet to see any meaningful change to policing in Chicago. In this year, we’ve seen Anthony Alvarez, Adam Toledo, Anjanette Young and countless others murdered, brutalized, and harassed by CPD. We are now closer than ever to passing the People’s Ordinance, with a majority of City Council supporting, including the Black, Latinx, Socialist, and Progressive Caucuses. At the last minute, Lightfoot has now released her competing proposal for “community oversight” of CPD, in a clear attempt to undermine our movement for real police accountability. So we are hosting a rally and press conference, to commemorate the life of George Floyd, the rebellion his lynching sparked across the world, and to respond to this new ordinance. An ordinance that only serves maintain her control over a system meant to protect her political power. Join us at the Thompson Center at 4 PM to demand ECPS Now!

 


 

I am starting to receive inquires on the upcoming Lunar Eclipse on May 26th.
Steady guys…it will a “Non-event” for Chicago sky lovers. We will only get to see the very beginnings of the eclipse, while the majority and height of the event will be below our horizon and not be visible to us. The start will be at 3:47 AM and dive away before the real show starts.
More details as the date approach, but really…this is a yawner.
Astro Joe

 

Info Shared by 4th District Faith Base Group

 

 


Info Shared by Alderman Harris

 


 

City Council Meeting

Date: May 26, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Remote Meeting with Limited In-Person Participation

www.ChiCityClerk.com


 

Join Chicago State Foundation on Wednesday, May 26 at 6:00pm for “63 Cents on the Dollar: Advancing Racial Equity in the Finance Profession.” Leslie J. Anderson (BMO Harris) Kristin Finney-Cooke (NEPC), Perika Sampson (Morgan Stanley) and Nicole Sams (Morgan Stanley) discuss their rise through the ranks of the finance industry and the work they are doing to advance racial equity in this conversation moderated by Melissa Donaldson (Wintrust Financial). Register today at www.csu.edu/whm.

 


 

We are hosting an additional orientation session this month and we invite you to join us in building people power on the Southeast side of Chicago 📍
📆Orientation will be on May 26th at 6:30 PM via Zoom📆

 


 

South Shore Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: The Artisan Collective Informational

Time: May 27, 2021 12:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Every week on Thu, until Jun 3, 2021, 2 occurrence(s)

May 27, 2021 12:30 PM

Jun 3, 2021 12:30 PM

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-artisan-collective-informational-tickets-156540080595

 


 

Chicago Black Suicide Prevention Townhall

Online Event
Thursday at 6 PM CDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Last year 97 Black residents of Cook County died by suicide, ranging from ages 9 to 84 years old. The Chicago Association of Black

 


 

Info Shared by I AM South Shore:

http://Register here: www.tinyurl.com/SOS-TIF-Event


 

 


 

Join us at the Entrepreneur Cafe for the ‘Balancing Act’, Friday May 28, 2021 from 10 AM – 11 AM CST. For more information or to register for this event, go to: https://bit.ly/34eVvJu


 

Info Shared by 4th District Faith Base Group

 


 

Happy Monday ChampYons!
We are excited to announce our Fire Safety Seminar hosted by Hammond Fire Department. This seminar will be focused on techniques and tips for students to have in mind if for any reason their safety is danger due to house held fires. This event will be FREE and open to only ChampYon students. Please RSVP by May 26th as we are limited in space. We look forward to seeing you all there 
¡Feliz Lunes Campeones! Nos complace anunciar nuestro Seminario de seguridad contra incendios organizado por el Departamento de Bomberos de Hammond. Este seminario se enfocará en técnicas y consejos que los estudiantes deben tener en cuenta si por alguna razón su seguridad es un peligro debido a los incendios domésticos. Este evento será GRATUITO y estará abierto solo para estudiantes de ChampYon. Por favor confirme su asistencia antes del 26 de mayo ya que tenemos espacio limitado. Esperamos verlos a todos allí

 

 


Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

Parents of Special Needs Adults
If you have a young adult (23-35) with special needs this Zoom conference is for you!
Please RSVP for link via email to niecatfoundation@niecatnfe.org

 


 

Description

Featured Cooks w/ Appetizers, Grilling & Desserts Live Music, Dope DJ, Open Bar Outdoors (Indoor option for Weather) Social-Distancing

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/32nd-annual-real-men-cook-kickoff-gala-suits-sundresses-tickets-147155003577?fbclid=IwAR3tQNRS5fVOx2xZqD_KVS1FfurE86r7GXD65Y6Y44fhHcMbgrZHhbm1olo


 

 

 

 


 

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

 


Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc: The Paycheck Protection Program has been extended through May 31, 2021
President Joe Biden has signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law, extending the Paycheck Protection Program an additional two months to May 31, 2021, and then providing an additional 30-day period for the SBA to process applications that are still pending. Read more here.
About the Paycheck Protection Program
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Additionally, borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness.
Find a PPP lender
Applicants must apply to a participating PPP lender to be considered for the Paycheck Protection Program. Find a lender through Lender Match or by searching for lenders near you here.
First Draw and Second Draw PPP loans
If you have not received a PPP loan before, you can apply for a First Draw PPP loan through a participating PPP lender. If you have received a PPP loan and meet further eligibility requirements, you can apply for a Second Draw PPP loan.
For more information about this and other SBA resources contact South Shore Small Business Development Center @ 773-955-9508 or email us at info@southshorechamberinc.org
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