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February 2021

Nightly Met Opera Streams: Black History Month 1 (Week 47)Nightly Opera Streams, February 1–7

Black History Month at the Met, Part I

Celebrate Black History Month with the first of two weeks of Nightly Opera Streams showcasing some of the extraordinary African American artists who have starred on the Met stage. Explore the articles and resources below to expand your knowledge and enhance your experience as you enjoy the screenings. A full schedule for the week is available at the bottom of this page.

 

https://www.metopera.org/user-information/nightly-met-opera-streams/week-47/

 


Faheem Majeed Studio

+ Tempestt Hazel in conversation via a virtual program with

The Art Institute of Chicago

From the Center, a retrospective of Faheem Majeed’s works from the past 20 years is also currently on view at the South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) until March 27th!!

Following, Majeed will create an ambitious new installation for the Hyde Park Art Center that furthers his investigation of culturally specific institutions by focusing on the history and memory of the historic South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC). Majeed will produce a monumental charcoal rubbing of the building façade of the SSCAC as the central focus of his first large-scale solo exhibition. In addition to this new fabric work, Majeed will also be incorporating his ongoing series of reused wooden planks entitled Planting and Maintaining a Perennial Garden repurposed from the SSCAC’s Burroughs Gallery. For this installation, the wooden planks will take the form of a platform that will both raise the massive building-sized fabric rubbing on a pedestal and be host to performance and discussion. The exhibition will be on view from April 15–July 11, 2021.
Reposted via Society For Contemporary Art.
to register, click the link below!!

Celebrate with online events and stories about African Americans’ contributions to science and museums with Field Museum.

https://www.fieldmuseum.org/visit/daily-events/black-history-month?fbclid=IwAR2iCj0l5WMEx7kpBbRSZSAe83LNtusBb9FpFfYFelZg7viirpH3Ij8B4yY


Chicago State University Celebrate Black History Month


South Shore  Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month this February with spoken word, interviews with South Shore’s living legends, virtual college fairs, a game night, and more.
Thursday, February 4 | 6pm
Nine Seats at the Table: Discuss the “Real Deal” about college life with members of the Divine Nine.
Saturday, February 6 | 11am
Academics to Assets — HBCU Virtual College Tour: Visit with over 20 HBCUs from the comfort of your couch as you plan and prepare for your academic future.
Thursday, February 11 | 6pm
Black Cultural Wellness: Attend an interactive discussion about using music and art to heal.
Thursday, February 18 | 6pm
Claim Ya Fame — Game Night: Compete in a Jeopardy-style game night exploring where we came from and claiming where we are going.
Thursday, February 25 | 6pm
Virtual Soul Food Kitchen Live: Get your ingredients ready and learn from two local chefs as they lead a virtual cooking class where soul food meets whole food.
Register for any of these exciting virtual events at: https://tinyurl.com/SouthShoreLegacies
For more #BlackHistoryMonth2021 information, visit: southsidedrivemag.com/black-history-month-overview

 

February 22nd-27th, Project SYNCERE will celebrate Engineering Week and Black History Month with the Legacy of Innovation Program. 400 students will get their first experience with hands-on engineering projects. Donate to jumpstart the career path of a next generation engineer.#ProjectSYNCERE #SYNCEREEngineers #SYNCEREyouth
https://projectsyncere.org/donate-feb2021-campaign/


I Am Not Your Negro Book CoverIn honor of Black History Month, we’ve selected our second Book Club Book: I Am Not Your Negro,
Racial Justice League Book ClubYWCA
Exclusive to Racial Justice League Members
Being part of the YWCA’s Racial Justice League means more than taking our pledge. We encourage our individual and organizational members to make specific commitments to advance racial justice.
One way to take action is to learn about systemic racism and its pervasive effects. The Racial Justice League Book Club provides an opportunity to hear from leading voices on civil rights and the history of racism, and a safe space to discuss the specific impacts on our communities.
I Am Not Your Negro Book CoverIn honor of Black History Month, we’ve selected our second Book Club Book: I Am Not Your Negro, by James Baldwin. The book, and accompanying film, provide insight into Baldwin’s relationships with three famous, assassinated friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
While it can be easy to think of each as just a historical figure, the novel puts their individuality back in the forefront as people who just wanted their humanity recognized and respected.
The virtual Book Club discussion will be:
March 4, 2021
8:00 – 9:00 PM CST
Support women- and minority-owned independent businesses by purchasing I Am Not Your Negro through one of these suggested retailers:
• Afriware Books, Co. (Maywood, IL)
• Da Book Joint (Chicago, IL)
• Frontline Books (Chicago, IL)
• Lushena Bookstore (Bensenville, IL)
• Semicolon (Chicago, IL)
• The Underground Bookstore (Chicago, IL)
If you have any questions, please contact Molly Silverman at molly.silverman@ywcachicago.org or 312-762-2743.

MUTUAL AID IS LOVE
~We are excited to be partnering with two businesses in the area to raise funds for our Mutual Aid Fund.
❣️ Simply stop by at @missionallentownpa & @hegewisch_nutrition_ & donate at checkout throughout the month of February
❣️ You can also donate directly on Venmo: UN10MutualAid
❣️ All funds will be distributed to families in need in the 10th ward

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell:

Plow Tracker Streets and Sanitation (DSS)

DSS provides a safe and healthy environment on the streets and alleys of Chicago

 

https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/streets/supp_info/plowtracker.html?fbclid=IwAR1S0jW6VWiMmO5TR2jaB0enLGL73fsoE9W4IpfF7_Mzdc3dn6tv0agD4rg


Info Shared by Alderman Harris:


Reopening?

 


Chicago State University and Olive College Celebrate Black History Month

 


Info Shared by Linda Hudson 8th Ward fbk.

 


 


 


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

 


71st/Stony Island-South Shore-Avalon Park-Commerical Ave- South Chicago-South Deering-Calumet Height
Greetings,
Applications for the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) grant program will open in February in the following TIF districts:
35th/Halsted: Bridgeport
71st/Stony Island: South Shore and Avalon Park
Woodlawn
West Woodlawn
Commercial Avenue: South Chicago, South Deering and Calumet Heights
Applications open: 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1
Applications close: 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 3
The SBIF program uses revenue from TIF districts to help owners of commercial and industrial properties to repair or remodel their facilities for their own business or on behalf of tenants. Tenant businesses are also eligible to apply on their own.
Please note that residential projects are not eligible for the SBIF program, and residential developers should not apply.
Program participants can receive grants for 30 to 90 percent of project costs, with a maximum grant of $150,000 for commercial properties and $250,000 for industrial properties. The grants are administered by SomerCor on the City’s behalf and do not have to be repaid.
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and SomerCor will host an informational webinar to review program requirements and the application process, including an overview of program changes adopted last month by City Council.
SBIF Informational Webinar
1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 | Register

For additional information, including program rules and the application, visit www.somercor.com/sbif

. Questions can be directed to Silvia Orozco at sorozco@somercor.com.

 

Info Shared by 10th Ward Fbk


 

Webinar: Race and Political Violence in the United States: Historical Perspectives


BACP offers free business education workshops or webinars every Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. Due to COVID-19, all programs are currently being offered as webinars. Topics include business licensing, operations, financial resources, marketing, and more. Programs are free and open to the public and taught by industry professionals, not-for-profit agencies, and government agencies.

Tuesday, 2/2 Webinar at 10:00 AM
Navigating the Phase Four COVID-19 Regulations
Presented by BACP
On Sunday, January 31, Chicago moved to Phase Four COVID-19 Regulations. Join this webinar for an overview of these regulations and how to be compliant.
Register for the 2/2 Webinar

Tuesday,  2/2 Webinar at 2:00 PM
The Paycheck Protection Program and How to Apply
Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), BMO Harris Bank, JPMorgan Chase, PNC Bank and US Bank in partnership with the Illinois Bankers Association
The SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has opened for a third round of applications. This program provides small businesses with funds for payroll costs, rent, utilities, and additional expense categories. The program is open for applications through participating lenders, including traditional banks like the ones participating in this webinar. The webinar will cover the PPP loan and other funding opportunities available through the U.S. SBA. We will also cover common questions and how to apply through a traditional lender.
Register for the 2/2 Webinar

Wednesday, 2/3 Webinar at 3:00 PM
City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
Presented by the City of Chicago
The Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection, Department of Public Health, and the Department of Buildings will provide insight on how operate a compliant business in the City of Chicago.  Topics covered will include how to prepare for inspections,  building permits and sign display requirements, food inspection overview and necessary certificates, and zoning review procedures.  Learn how to operate safely and avoid common setbacks.
Register for the 2/3 Webinar
Friday, 2/5 Webinar at 9:30 AM
Growing Your Business in Uncertain Times
Presented by Shelby Parchman, Managing Partner, InUrban Strategies
Growing a business can be challenging in the best of times and can seem almost impossible during the challenging times that we are currently facing. However, many businesses are thriving and experiencing strong growth in revenue. What is the secret to their success? It may be easier than you think. Join us for tips on how to develop growth sustainable and effective strategies for your business.
Register for the 2/5 Webinar
Martes 9 de Febrero a las 10:00 a.m.
El Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago y Cómo Solicitarlo (seminario web en español)
Este seminario web se presentará en español.  This webinar will be in Spanish.
Presentado por la U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) y la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de Illinois
El Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago (PPP) de la SBA se abrió para una tercera ronda de solicitudes. Este programa proporciona a las pequeñas empresas fondos para costos de nómina, alquiler, servicios públicos y categorías de gastos adicionales. El programa está abierto a solicitudes a través de prestamistas participantes. El seminario web cubrirá el préstamo de PPP y otras oportunidades de financiamiento disponibles a través de la SBA de EE. UU. También cubriremos preguntas comunes y cómo presentar la solicitud.
Regístrese para el seminario web 2/9
Wednesday, 2/10 Webinar at 3:00 PM
Capital, Coaching, and Collaboration for Small Businesses
Presented by Allies for Community Business
Allies for Community Business (formerly Accion Serving Illinois & Indiana) offers loans between $500 and $100,000 to early, emerging, and established businesses at fair prices. Learn about their new lending process and their partnerships with other lenders for opportunities like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Also learn about how A4CB provides free 1:1 coaching to anyone who wants to start or grow his or her business. Finally, get information about A4CB’s
additional services including kitchen space at the Hatchery, City licensing, and procurement certification assistance.
Register for the 2/10 Webinar 
Friday, 2/12 – No Webinar due City of Chicago observance of  Lincoln’s Birthday

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.

 


Original post(s) @KelsaSoul @DanceCenterCCC
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Current students! there’s still time to add Breaking to your schedule!! • Expand and enhance your floor work, build strength, balance, flexibility and endurance, and deepen your musicality, flavor & style, while training in the core foundational dance form of Hip-Hop Culture..!

DANC 310P-01: Intermediate Contemporary Techniques: Hip-Hop
(which focuses on BREAKING) with Daniel “BRAVEMONK” Haywood

Tues/Thurs 12:30-1:50 (Hybrid), 1 credit

This class only comes around every 3 semesters! Don’t miss the opportunity!
There’s still time to sign up!

If you are interested or have questions (e.g. wondering if you can take it remotely), or to request approval for a course authorization to take the course, please contact:
Kelsa Robinson at krobinson@colum.edu ASAP!

#breaking #hiphopdance #thedancecenterccc @cccthefreshconnect @BRAVEMONK @PHAZEIIWorldWide1982 @BraveSoulMovement @BraveMovementDance @UrbanSoulJah

 



Info Shared by Southeast Youth Alliance

https://www.facebook.com/events/464960294681621/

 


 

Info Shared by Hegewisch Times


 

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell


 

Info Shared by April Luster in Reclaim South Shore For All:

Congresswoman Robin Kelly and her SBA Economic Development Advisory Committee are hosting a PPP Readiness Webinar on Thursday, February 4th at 10AM. Representatives from SBA and financial institutions will provide you with everything you need to accurately submit your Paycheck Protection Program application.
Join Zoom Meeting by clicking link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81372902196..

Info Shared by South Shore Chamberhttps://cityofchicago-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Cu6XsLevTpmUWW6WXpC97w


Small Businesses, Sole Proprietors, Nonprofits & Churches
• Get the updates on PPP Guidelines
• Know who is eligible for funding
• What you need to successfully apply for PPP loan forgiveness. Join us on the FREE webinar 2/4/21. Must register to attend.
https://www.eventbrite.com/…/get-ppp-money-in-round-2…

 


In just ONE week, the Steps to Racial Healing Series will kick off!! We have several awesome events happening in February ⬇️ ⬇️ ⬇️
Chicagoans, join us for a Racial Healing Circle on February 4 from 6-8pm! We will unpack the layers of our past, in order to finds ways to heal as a community.

Central Illinoisans, we have a Racial Healing Circle just for you on Feb 22 from 2-3pm: http://bit.ly/Feb-CI-Racial-Healing-Circle

Are you a reader?! 🤓

Then register to join us for our February Book Discussion the week after next on Feb 18th from 6-7:15pm. We’ll be talking about the work of

Isabel Wilkerson

, with a special focus on her new book, Caste! Don’t be intimidated if you haven’t had a chance yet to read these books. All are welcome to join the discussion.

To see ALL the events in this series, which we are hosting in partnership with

EcoWomanist Institute

, Healing Illinois, and The Chicago Community Trust, check out our website here: https://bit.ly/Steps-to-Racial-Healing


Please join me tomorrow evening for an interactive Zoom presentation focused on Matthew Kaplan photography of the Calumet Region and my current show at South Shore Arts, streaming live at 7:00 pm Chicago time. Everyone interested is invited to attend. That’s Thursday, February 4th, 2021.
Visit the South Shore Arts “Art in Focus” page for the links and meeting codes to join the presentation through Zoom or through YouTube. Live interaction with the presenter is only available through the Zoom link however.
I’m honored to participate in the Art in Focus series which South Shore Arts has been sponsoring for 25 years. I’ll be discussing many of the prints on display now in the Atrium Gallery at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster Indiana, as well as other images of the industrial Calumet Region which I’ve taken recently, and over the last five decades. (That’s right, five decades!)
Here’s that link again:
(The meeting links and login codes are about halfway down the page.)
Thursday, February 4th, at 7:00pm Chicago time.
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The Illinois moratorium on evictions lasts through Feb. 5.

The CDC extended the federal eviction order through March and cited the health threat it poses.

More information regarding the movement can be found at CancelTheRents.org.


 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza and Danielle Richards:

 

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Info Shared by South Shore Chamber:
Looking for 12 emerging leaders for our next class of Obama Foundation Scholars!
The Obama Foundation is looking for 12 emerging global leaders for our next class of Obama Foundation Scholars at Columbia University! The Obama Foundation Scholars Program will give rising leaders from the United States and around the world who are already making a difference in their communities the opportunity to take their work to the next level through an immersive curriculum that brings together academic, skills-based, and hands-on learning.
For the first time, we are extending the application opportunity to United States citizens and residents, in addition to seeking leaders from around the world. Applications will close at 4:00pm CST on February 5, 2021; qualified leaders can apply here.

 


Info Shared by United Neighbors of the 10th Ward ·

We are calling on all of our allies and supporters to stand with us and call-in to @chicagosmayor from 9am-3pm to demand that she #denythepermit. Additional scripts at bit.ly/STOPgeniron

#stopgeneraliron #environmentalracism #hungerstrike

— in 

Far Southeast Side, Chicago, Illinois

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Friday at 12:30 PM CST
Price: Free
Anyone on or off Facebook
Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance (CCHA) is one of the largest, most comprehensive congenital heart programs in the region. Join heart specialists Dr. Luca Vricella and Dr. Michael Earing as they discuss advancements in heart research and pediatric heart disorders like aortic aneurysms and the unique challenges to improve diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.
CCHA reflects a collaboration among University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, Advocate Children’s Hospital and Pediatrics at NorthShore University HealthSystem. This live program will contain pre-recorded segments.

 


 

Info Shared by Alderman Hairston:

 



 

Please share
**South Shore Housing Data Initiative Community Meeting
February 6, 2021 | 10am **
Learn about this community-driven housing data project, ask questions, and see how you can volunteer
**Register at https://bit.ly/3c43sWU
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Want to learn more about the SSHDI? Visit www.historicsouthsidecommunitysurvey.com for more information

 

“emancipate yourself from mental slavery. none but ourselves can free our mind.” -bob marley

REGISTER FREE:
https://tinyurl.com/FreeBlackMind

Benneth Lee
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Online Event
Today at 11 AM CST – 12:30 PM CST
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min
Anyone on or off Facebook
Reimagining Safety in Chicago Public Schools
Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 11am -12:30pm
Register to join us on Zoom: bit.ly/SchoolSafety2021
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Stop General Iron/RMG! Please join our social media blitz from noon-2pm TODAY – Saturday, Feb 6th. Help get the word out and help us get #denythepermit & #StopGeneralIron to trend.

 


 

Info Shared by Alderman Hairston:

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January 2021

 

Sunday, January 10 from 11am to noon, we will have parking lot communion. Please join us! **Stay home if feeling sick – Masks please** 13100 S Manistee Ave Chicago, IL 60633

 

 

 

 


 

Reopening Jan. 11 return of Pre-K and special education cluster students to school buildings.


 

The Shared Cost Sidewalk Program will be open for its ONE DAY ONLY Registration on January 11, 2021 from 6am – 10pm. Please contact 311 or visit https://311.chicago.gov

 


 


Spanish Coalition Start your homeownership journey with us. Let one of our HUD Certified Housing Counselors walk you through the process. 1/9 & 1/16 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (English),
1/11 & 1/13 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Spanish)
1/19 & 1/20 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (English)
1/25 & 1/27 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Spanish)
Sign up today: http://bit.ly/Wksp-Jan2021

 


 

 


The COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community: An Honest Conversation about History and Health

https://chiul-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_12w_0qK6Sjy60zJ-d2O8AA?fbclid=IwAR3SnODMqcD7tWx_-0sEXE_f3NP3UOYl1L0OKlz-VEv9Nqc-jPB6dyTI1wA

This webinar will be a panel discussion featuring five prominent Black leaders in the field of public health, communicable disease, and behavioral health, including several IMPACT program alumni.
The webinar is intended to assist Black community members with developing a science-informed perspective on the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine and will address the history of vaccines in the Black community, common myths about the coronavirus vaccine, and the pros and cons of taking the vaccine. Webinar participants will receive clear, actionable vaccine recommendations from our panel of experts that are considerate of our community’s history and common pre-existing conditions.
This will be a free public event, and you are encouraged to circulate the registration link to your friends, colleagues, and community members. Panelists:
Dr. Suzet McKinney – CEO/Executive Director, IL Medical District and Professor, Harvard University School of Public health. Garth Walker – Deputy Director at Illinois Department of Public Health & Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine at Northwestern Feinberg School of medicine. Candice Robinson – Medical Director, Chicago Department of Public Health Communicable Disease program. Pierre Johnson – Gynecology Institute of Chicago & Board Certified OB/GYN. Crystal Clark – Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Sciences, OBGYN – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Moderator)

Jan 12, 2021, 06:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)


Info Shared by Southeast Chicago  COVID Resource FBK:

 

 


Wednesday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Webinar:
How to Become Certified
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS)
DPS is the certifying agency for the following certifications: Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), Veteran-Owned Business (VBE), Business Enterprise for People with Disabilities (BEPD), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE). This webinar will provide detailed information on who is qualified to be a Chicago certified firm. Learn out what documents are needed when submitting an application and how to avoid the most common mistakes in the certification process. Subject matter experts will be on-hand to answer all your questions about common certification topics.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

Monthly Meeting Jan 14th at 5:00 pm

 

Wednesday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Webinar:
How to Become Certified
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS)
DPS is the certifying agency for the following certifications: Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), Veteran-Owned Business (VBE), Business Enterprise for People with Disabilities (BEPD), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE). This webinar will provide detailed information on who is qualified to be a Chicago certified firm. Learn out what documents are needed when submitting an application and how to avoid the most common mistakes in the certification process. Subject matter experts will be on-hand to answer all your questions about common certification topics.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

 


 

General Iron Public Comment

Below are sample scripts (in English and Spanish) asking the City of Chicago to deny the permits for General Iron.

Written comments must be submitted by Thursday, January 14, 2021, to envcomments@cityofchicago.org.

 


 


Info Shared by Anna:

 


Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

 


 

Info Shared by Reclaim South Shore For All:

Join us online next Thursday 1/14 at 6:30PM for a South Shore Zoom Services Fair! Participating organizations will be discussing 2021 services and how to get enrolled in them!

Pre-register by emailing svalek@lawrencehall.org to receive the Zoom information and be entered into our raffle for PPE, gift cards, and other cool prizes!


FREE BREAKFAST FOR CHILDREN @THE QUARRY on 2423 E. 75th Street Monday – Friday from 7:30a to 9 am

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Friday, January 15 at 9:30 a.m.

Webinar:

What You Need to Know About Your Business & Taxes
Presented by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Ladder Up
This webinar will answer important tax questions for your business including: Are you required to file a tax return? Is your worker an independent contractor or an employee? What will the IRS request during an audit? Are you required to make estimated tax payments? What resources does the IRS have for small business owners?
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation
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Community Resident Sent this..
HOUSING VOUCHER INFO.

 


 

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

BeyGOOD Housing Support Grant is assisting organizations across the country that provide people with basic needs like food, water, household supplies  https://naacpforms.formstack.com/forms/naacp_beygood_housing_grant


 

from our friends at
ABJ Community Services, Inc.
THIS MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY at 3pm

The first cohort of the ABJ Civic Arts Training will be graduating and we’re going LIVE on Facebook.

Tune in to an extraordinary ceremony of 12 young folks taking a big step on their journey of bettering their community and world abroad.

#SouthShoreWorks #WorkingTogetherForaChange #SouthShoreChi #BuildCommunity #ABJ


 

Today at 6 PM CST
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
A live podcast that covers all things Illinois government, The CSC Report will be chatting with State Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. on Friday, January 15th to reflect on the 2021 lameduck session.
RSVP via zoom through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZMrf-2urzotEtTs-mApV-TJV… or tune in on Facebook live.
Questions? Email info@craticshaffer.com

 


 

Info Shared by Stop General Iron Group:

Tomorrow at 12 PM CST – 1:30 PM CST
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join Democratize ComEd on January 16 for a panel conversation with People for Community Recovery (PCR) and Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) as we discuss Chicago’s unequal energy burden, environmental racism, and why we must fight to make access to energy a human right!
Register for the zoom here: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZApf…

 


 


 

Info Shared by Parents of Extraordinary Children Support Group-Southeast:

 

Wednesday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Webinar:
How to Become Certified
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS)
DPS is the certifying agency for the following certifications: Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), Veteran-Owned Business (VBE), Business Enterprise for People with Disabilities (BEPD), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE). This webinar will provide detailed information on who is qualified to be a Chicago certified firm. Learn out what documents are needed when submitting an application and how to avoid the most common mistakes in the certification process. Subject matter experts will be on-hand to answer all your questions about common certification topics.
Register by visiting www.chicago.gov/businesseducation

 


 

 


 


Lebanon Lutheran Church

Online worship today at 10am!
https://www.facebook.com/lebanonlutheranchicago/

 


https://www.facebook.com/StLukeMBCofChicago/

http://www.saintlukembchurch.org/


 

 


FREE BREAKFAST FOR CHILDREN @THEQURRY on 2423 E. 75th Street Monday – Friday from 7:30a to 9am

 


 

4th District Police Committee Meeting Schedule

4th District Community Beat Meet Schedule


 


https://dusablemuseum.online/


PUSHMLK2021 Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Facebook Live

THE JOURNEY CONTINUES AS WE MOLD THE FUTURE. Spend a day of service with us. Celebrate the birth of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. FEATURING VOTING RIGHTS HEROINE, @staceyabrams & PROFESSOR, SCHOLAR of African-American Studies, Dr.@esglaude & more as we give a historical perspective on January 18, 2021 at 12pmCST. #pemlk2021 REGISTER www.rainbowpush.org

https://www.facebook.com/events/906426130142600/

 


 

January 19, 2021

Registration is open until Wednesday, don’t wait! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/5th-annual-national-day-of… #SolidarityHeals #TruthHeals #NDORH2021

 


 

 


 

 


 

When is Inauguration Day 2021? What time is the inauguration?

Per the Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Inauguration Day is set for January 20 every four years — that’s a Wednesday in 2021.

ABC News will present live coverage of Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. You can watch live coverage on television, here on our website or on our streaming apps for Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV and Roku.
https://abc7chicago.com/9686082/?ex_cid=TA_WLS_FB&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A%20Trending%20Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR389atR4HIhs3XzfXDBaO9hdOyjRDEiBGPzk-WjFI8rjZKpn24CGTeM-5Y

 


 

Vaccine?


 

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc: Protecting Consumers From Fraud During Covid-19
by Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Community Justice Center
Date And Time
Thu, January 21, 2021
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM CST
The Community Justice Centers present a FREE virtual program focusing on consumer fraud during the pandemic.
About this Event
Throughout the pandemic there has been an increase in violent and non-violent criminal activity, including fraud related to unemployment claims, in-demand products and fictitious cures for the virus, identity theft, phishing, amongst other scams. These schemes seek to take advantage of and defraud people during the middle of a national health crisis. This webinar will focus on how citizens can prevent themselves from being victims of consumer fraud. Topics will include:
1. Top 10 common fraud trends and schemes occurring during Covid-19
2. Protocol for victims of consumer fraud, safety tips, and available resources.
3. Overview of State’s Attorney Consumer Fraud Unit & how to file a complaint.

 

Info Shared by Southeast Chicago COVID Resource Fbk:

Online: wbez.org
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6 PM CST – 7:15 PM CST
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 15 min
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
ENGLISH:
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the virus. For the Latino community, that’s meant more cases, more lives lost, less access to testing, less ability to stay home due to essential and front-line jobs, and greater stress on home and family life within multi-generational households.
With vaccinations already underway in Chicago, join WBEZ weekend anchor Araceli Gomez-Aldana and leading public health experts to help you get verified, fact-based information.
Panelists include: Ngozi O. Ezike, MD, Director, Illinois Department of Public Health; Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD, Dean, Chicago Medical School and Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and Juanita Mora, MD, Allergy and Immunology, Chicago Allergy Center. During this event we will answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Join us and be sure to submit questions via our survey. We’ll get to as many as we can during the event, and may use your questions to drive our reporting on COVID-19: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6FNYJYD?A=partners
Thank you to Belmont-Cragin United, Esperanza Health Centers, and Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights for their support in collecting community questions, assisting with event promotion and co-live streaming this event. This event was also supported by the Pulitzer Center.

 

Public Meeting of the Police Board

 


 

City Council Public Safety Committee Hearing on Increased Carjackings:

 

On Friday, January 22nd at 10:00 am, a link will appear in a blue box here: https://www.chicityclerk.com/ that you can use to view the proceedings.

After an increase in carjackings in our city and community, Alderman Michelle Harris has worked diligently with Alderman Greg Mitchell and Alderman Christopher Taliaferro to ensure our community’s safety.
On Friday, January 22nd at 10:00 am, a link will appear in a blue box here: https://www.chicityclerk.com/  that you can use to view the proceedings. If you would like to speak, sign-up for public comment is herehttps://www.chicityclerk.com/city-council-news-central/council-agenda#process  There is also an option to submit written comments.

 


 

Info Shared by South Chicago Neighborhood Network:

 


 

Info Shared by Hegewisch Business Associate

 


 

 


 


 

 


 

Info Shared by 10th Ward FBK

 


 

Info Shared by 10th Ward Fbk

 


               TUESDAYS:
                10:00 AM-11:30 AM: Claretian Associates, 3201 E 91st St

https://urbangrowerscollective.org/fresh-moves-mobile-market/


Committee on Zoning, Landmarks, and Building Standards  – Air Ordinance and Mining
Jan 26, 2021, at 10 am

https://www.chicityclerk.com/

 


Committee of Public Safety-Carjacking
Jan 26, 2021, at 2 pm

https://www.chicityclerk.com/

 


 

Alderman Leslie A. Hairston invites you to join us for our first virtual 5th Ward monthly meeting of the year.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
6 p.m.
Call for Zoom Link
773-324-5555 (O) ward05@cityofchicago.org
5th Ward Service Office
2325 E. 71st St
Chicago, IL 60649

 


 

Cook County: Finance Committee

Location

Virtual Meeting

When Jan 27th 

9:30am

Description

Committee meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.

https://www.cookcountyil.gov/?fbclid=IwAR2IVJS2ULMzGNdjPZjqy_N0R2rQozsoWmvcJ2Q7EhTpuUr0tDSqzTUtZPM

 


 

City Council Meeting

Date: January 27, 2021

Time: 10:00am

Location: Virtual Meeting

www.ChiCityClerk.com


 

 


 

Info Shared by Hegewisch Times

 


 


 

 


 

 


 


Chicago State Foundation Presents: “A New Benchmark for American Progress: Centering Black Women,” this Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6:00pm. Register for this virtual event today at: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/821…/WN_fBETxtIhS6Kk3DccIMK3qg

September 2020

 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 1 PM – 2 PM PDT
Hosted by Instituto de Avance Latino, SPD-Business Association and Dorima Hamilton
Online with Facebook Live
In this virtual workshop, you will learn how to:
• Set Financial Goals
• Assess Your Current Financial Situation
• Create a Spending/Saving Plan
• Pay off Debt
• Adapt as Life Changes

 

Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Informational Webinar: Aug. 27, 2020
Due to technical limitations, some participants may have had issues accessing Thursday’s webinar. Please review the replay and direct any questions to NOF@cityofchicago.org.
Two additional English-language webinars have been scheduled for next month. DPD has limited registration to 100 participants for each meeting, so please only register if you can attend and did not take part in this week’s sessions.
NOF Informational Sessions (English)
3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1 | Register
12:30 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15Register
A Spanish-language session has also been scheduled.
NOF Informational Session (Spanish)
10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18 | Register
All meetings will also be live streamed on DPD’s YouTube account.
As a reminder, applications for this round of grants from the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund open on Monday, Sept. 14. Applicants may request up to $250,000 to support their commercial or cultural project in select portions of the South, West and Southwest sides. The due date is Friday, Nov. 6.
For more information, visit www.chicago.gov/nof.

 

 


 

https://pnmedical.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tPVY3vqFSHivowpYY0wc5g?fbclid=IwAR2Fli1KL-GhKNm46Dti2fJVQLXVCpd5-gEuh2t72-BiiRO_uXVzPCzMYj8

THE ROLE OF RMT DURING FLU, PNEUMONIA & COVID-19: RISK-REDUCTION, TREATMENT & RECOVERY

Join the conversation on September 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM, EST. In this webinar, experts will discuss the utilization of Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) relating to the Flu, Pneumonia & COVID-19. Risk reduction, treatment, and recovery will be covered. The panel will include Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo, MD, Pulmonologist, CMO of PN Medical, Dr. Rich Severin, Physiotherapist, PhD.(c) and Dr. Nina Bausek, PhD., Chief Scientist for PN Medical. It will end with questions from you and other guests.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

– Understand the impact of COVID-19 on respiratory and systemic physiology
– Discuss COVID-19 epidemiology and mechanisms of transmission
– Discuss COVID-19 severity and stages of the disease
– Discuss epidemiology and mechanisms of transmission
– Explore the effects of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections on the respiratory system
– Discuss the role of RMT before, during and after respiratory infections


Info Shared by Sy Lewis:

City of Chicago Budget Week Townhall

Required Fields marked with a *

From Monday, August 31 through Friday, September 4, 2020, the Budget Director will be hosting a series of Budget Week online town halls. Each day, a different topic will be covered. You can submit questions for each topic here. For more information, go to the City’s budget engagement site at chicago.gov/budget

https://webapps1.chicago.gov/eforms/budgetweek?fbclid=IwAR3cycLJjNnP5BM8mHpnwmbzdx3uqzb-q7iODft-KkpDf5Mebztv8rejP4E


 


 

Info Shared by Representative Curtis J. Tarver II

 


 


 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 1 PM – 2 PM PDT
Hosted by Instituto de Avance Latino, SPD-Business Association and Dorima Hamilton
Online with Facebook Live
In this virtual workshop, you will learn how to:
• Set Financial Goals
• Assess Your Current Financial Situation
• Create a Spending/Saving Plan
• Pay off Debt
• Adapt as Life Changes

 


 

 

Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Informational Webinar: Aug. 27, 2020

 

 


 

https://pnmedical.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tPVY3vqFSHivowpYY0wc5g?fbclid=IwAR2Fli1KL-GhKNm46Dti2fJVQLXVCpd5-gEuh2t72-BiiRO_uXVzPCzMYj8

THE ROLE OF RMT DURING FLU, PNEUMONIA & COVID-19: RISK-REDUCTION, TREATMENT & RECOVERY

Join the conversation on September 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM, EST. In this webinar, experts will discuss the utilization of Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) relating to the Flu, Pneumonia & COVID-19. Risk reduction, treatment, and recovery will be covered. The panel will include Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo, MD, Pulmonologist, CMO of PN Medical, Dr. Rich Severin, Physiotherapist, PhD.(c) and Dr. Nina Bausek, PhD., Chief Scientist for PN Medical. It will end with questions from you and other guests.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

– Understand the impact of COVID-19 on respiratory and systemic physiology
– Discuss COVID-19 epidemiology and mechanisms of transmission
– Discuss COVID-19 severity and stages of the disease
– Discuss epidemiology and mechanisms of transmission
– Explore the effects of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections on the respiratory system
– Discuss the role of RMT before, during and after respiratory infections

 


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards and Alderman Hairston:

 


 

BACP offers free business education workshops or webinars every Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. Due to COVID-19, all programs are currently being offered as webinars. Topics include business licensing, operations, financial resources, marketing, and more. Programs are free and open to the public and taught by industry professionals, not-for-profit agencies, and government agencies.

Wednesday, 9/2 Webinar at 3:00 PM
City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
Presented by the City of Chicago
To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight on how to operate safely, stay compliant, help prepare for inspections and highlight the do’s and don’ts of operating a business.
Register for the Wednesday, 9/2 Webinar


Friday, 9/4 Webinar at 9:30 AM
Reimagining Your Business: Tips on How to Survive and Thrive
Presented by Shelby Parchman, Managing Partner, InUrban Strategies, LLC
COVID-19 had a great effect on almost all business operations. Most business owners were not prepared for the financial and emotional toll that followed. Many are trying to stay afloat and some are “pivoting” . We will present case studies on how our three portfolio businesses survived COVID-19 and give you suggestions on how you can navigate, survive and thrive.
Register for the Friday, 9/4 Webinar

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards

 


 

 

 

Gratis Cubreboca Reutilizable & Gel Desinfectante
  • Jueves, el 3 de septiembre, 11am-1pm: 91st y Commercial
  • Viernes, el 4 de septiembre, 9-11am: 98th y Exchange
¡Más información de otras fechas / lugares en futuros boletines!

 

To register the Community Virtual Job Fair please visit our website illinois26.com and a Zoom link will be provided.

 


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards

 


Info Shared by Danielle Richards

 

 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza:


 


 

After School Matters

Application Period

Monday, August 17 – Friday, September 4

Please be sure to complete and submit your application by September 4th to be considered for placement.  All applicants will receive an email with final decisions mid-September.

Fall session dates:


 

Info Shared by Faye Patterson, 3rd District CAPS

 

 

Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 12 PM – 3 PM EDT
Hosted by USO
Online Event
The USO MVP Entertainment Summer Series is a three-part virtual music series hosting celebrity and military guests, and featuring musical performances from numerous artists.

The final USO MVP Summer Series episode of the year will feature BBQ pitmaster

Myron Mixon

, musical duo

The War and Treaty

and headliner Grammy winner

NE-YO

. Watch this virtual event in support of America’s military on September 5, 12 p.m. ET at uso.org/mvp.


 

 


 

Info Shared by South Shore Works

 


 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-brunch-at-the-quarry-tickets-119466849563?fbclid=IwAR2EaOKQTPatQoovGu4Tusgc6Jot-rPAbNHBuqmZRaaVQy3EqWVOOzk7J9s

 


 

 

 

Hosted by South Shore Works and Weaving The Thread Healing
Free
www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-conversation-lets-talk-mental-health-tickets-118980011417
Join us at a Beautiful Secret Garden Location to discuss PTSD, TBI, and Mental Health!
Weaving the Thread Healing Experience (WTT Healing) and South Shore Works Presents a Safe Space in a Beautiful Secret Garden Location to discuss PTSD, TBI, and Mental Health! Join us for our First Garden Healing Circle!
Food and refreshments will be served!
Seafood Gumbo, Vegan Gumbo, and other delicious options will be available!
Space is limited.
MUST WEAR A MASK and social distancing WILL BE PRACTICED!
MUST REGISTER FOR THE LOCATION!

 


 

 


 

Sunday, Sept 6,  at 4 PM
Corner of 93rd and South Chicago
As we honored Breonna Taylor and Vanessa Guillen in our CommUNITY bike ride, we also wanted to create the space to honor all those who were taken from us too soon. We regonize that violence, especially police violence, has stolen the lives of countless of Black and Brown folx in our community, so we want to honor and heal in their memory as a community. Join us as we continue to decorate the vigil where everyone will be welcomed to tie a ribbon with the name of loved one who has passed away. No art experience necessary!
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En Agosto honramos la vidas de Breonna Taylor y Vanessa Guillen en nuestro paseo en bicicleta. Este Septiembre, también queremos crear el espacio para honrar a todos las personas en nuestra comunidad que han fallecido demasiado pronto. Reconocemos que la violencia, especialmente la violencia de policía, ha robado la vida de innumerables personas negra y latino en nuestra comunidad, entonces queremos honrar y sanar en su memoria como comunidad. Los invitamos a todos a decorar la vigilia donde todos serán bienvenidos para atar una cinta con el nombre de un ser querido que ha falleció. ¡No se necesita experiencia en arte!


Reimagining Civic Commons – Chicago: Rebuild Foundation hosts outdoor concert with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) on Sunday, Sept 6,  5pmon the lawn at the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60649. (Photo by Nancy Wong) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aacm-great-black-music-ensemble-with-special-guest-registration-119033371017?aff=affiliate1&mc_cid=6e1af9bc6a&mc_eid=7d4b4bf702


 


 

Tuesday, 4:30 PM – 9 PM
2419 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60649-3715, United States
Public · Hosted by The Quarry Event Center
Join Us for our weekly Taco Tuesday’s… Did you hear about our $2 Tequila Shots?

 


 

SAVE THE DATE: Our upcoming City Council meeting – taking place Wednesday, September 9 – will be virtual. For those interested in submitting their name or written comments for public comment visit http://bit.ly/2vYaKU4. See you soon!

 


 


“Du Something special! Join us Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. for the Cabin Fever Jazz Series.”

“Du Something special! Join us Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. for the Cabin Fever Jazz Series.”

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dusable-museums-cabin-fever-jazz-series-tickets-118562604943?aff=erelexpmlt&fbclid=IwAR28pN7kZtqBTB1NMa9oijNF2oBII5VAm5k27OyRuakkXK5DlhUkdv5Y_u4

 


 

 


Online Event
Join the discussion as we unpack Illinois’ law that specifically criminalizes people living with HIV, how this law impacts members of the Latinx community, and learn ways you can work to end HIV criminalization alongside the Illinois HIV Action Alliance (IHAA).
Join the discussion: http://bit.ly/ihaa920
Moderated by: Christian Castro, Illinois HIV Action Alliance
Panelists:
+

State Representative Delia Ramirez

+ Marco Castro-Bojorquez; Activist, Filmmaker
+ Martin J. Gonzalez Rojas;

Access Community Health Network

 


Jackson Park, Don Nash, South Shore Parks
Visit https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/ and click Programs and Memberships to learn more.

 


 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza 10th

 

 


 

REMINDER! Don’t forget to sign up and let your FAMILY and FRIENDS know. On Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office and SAGES of Buffalo Grove, will be presenting a FREE, VIRTUAL event, “The Property After Death Forum.” Registration is REQUIRED! Once you have registered, you will receive a link to attend the virtual event.


 

 


 

Lift the Ban on Rent Control Committee Meeting

Online Event
Join Event
Thursday, Sept 10th  at 6 PM – 8 PM
The working class is being abandoned by the government, and real estate is mobilizing to capitalize on this crisis. But we can fight for the working class to come out of this more organized, politicized, and housed. Get updates on our organizing activities, and strategize together.
Please register for the Zoom meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84655238295

 

THURSDAY AT 6 PM – 11 PM
Game Night
2423 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60649-3715, United States Tickets www.eventbrite.com/e/thursday-game-night-tickets-119507984599

 


Info Shared by Alderman Harris

If so, you have until September 11 to apply for missing property tax exemptions on your 2019 second-installment property tax bill. By meeting this deadline, you can receive a corrected property tax bill by mail before the October 1 deadline to pay without incurring penalties and interest. For more information: www.cookcountyassessor.com/news/homeowners-are-you-missing-exemptions-your-property-tax-bills. Cook County Government

 


 

Friday, September 11, 2020 at 9 AM – 10 AM
Hosted by El Valor
Online Event
https://www.facebook.com/elvalor.org/
This year’s Monarch Butterfly Release is going LIVE! Please join us for El Valor’s 2020 Virtual Monarch Butterfly Release on Friday, September 11, at 9 am. We will be on Facebook Live to release our beautiful butterflies as they begin their journey south to Michoacán, Mexico.
If you have any questions, please contact Erica at erica.andrade@elvalor.net.

 


 

 


 

 


 


 

Friday, September  2020 at 6 PM – 9:30 PM
Tickets · $15 – $30
via Eventbrite
#FridayJazzattheQuarry Celebrating the Year of Chicago Music
Doors @ 6pm; First set @ 7pm second set @ 8:30 pm; Free in lot parking; Dinner and Drink options available, 2 drink minimum if not dining (ask our bartender about Friday Night drink specials)
Please use the drop down menu to your upper right to select the dates you would like to attend!

 


 

Info Shared by Faye Patterson 3rd District CAPS


 


 


 

 

Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Informational Webinar: Aug. 27, 2020
Due to technical limitations, some participants may have had issues accessing Thursday’s webinar. Please review the replay and direct any questions to NOF@cityofchicago.org.
Two additional English-language webinars have been scheduled for next month. DPD has limited registration to 100 participants for each meeting, so please only register if you can attend and did not take part in this week’s sessions.
NOF Informational Sessions (English)
3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1 | Register
12:30 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15Register
A Spanish-language session has also been scheduled.
NOF Informational Session (Spanish)
10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18 | Register
All meetings will also be live streamed on DPD’s YouTube account.
As a reminder, applications for this round of grants from the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund open on Monday, Sept. 14. Applicants may request up to $250,000 to support their commercial or cultural project in select portions of the South, West and Southwest sides. The due date is Friday, Nov. 6.
For more information, visit www.chicago.gov/nof.

 


 

 


 

Info by Rebuild/Stony Island Art Bank: To mark the incoming installment of our Arts & Makers Community Business Academy in partnership with @sunshine_enterprises, we are highlighting some of our talented grads. Support these local south side creative entrepreneurs by visiting the https://rebuild-foundation.org/arts-makers-virtual-marketplace/ and clicking through to their sites to purchase their unique, local creations.
Our joint Community Business Academy is a 12-week course offering hands-on training in business planning and management for artists and makers to gain critical knowledge on how to grow and sustain the business of their craft. This hub for entrepreneurs provides business training for all creatives – from artisans and visual artists to musicians and designers.
If you have a creative practice or craft you’d like to take to grow, learn more and apply for the Arts & Makers CBA at sunshineenterprises.com.


 


 

 

 


 

 


 


 


 

“Du Something special! Join us Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. for the Cabin Fever Jazz Series.”

“Du Something special! Join us Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. for the Cabin Fever Jazz Series.”

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dusable-museums-cabin-fever-jazz-series-tickets-118562604943?aff=erelexpmlt&fbclid=IwAR28pN7kZtqBTB1NMa9oijNF2oBII5VAm5k27OyRuakkXK5DlhUkdv5Y_u4

 

 

 


 

 

Jackson Park, Don Nash, South Shore Parks
Visit https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/ and click Programs and Memberships to learn more.

 


 

THURSDAY AT 6 PM – 11 PM
Game Night
2423 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60649-3715, United States Tickets www.eventbrite.com/e/thursday-game-night-tickets-119507984599


Info Shared by Alderman Harris

If so, you have until September 11 to apply for missing property tax exemptions on your 2019 second-installment property tax bill. By meeting this deadline, you can receive a corrected property tax bill by mail before the October 1 deadline to pay without incurring penalties and interest. For more information: www.cookcountyassessor.com/news/homeowners-are-you-missing-exemptions-your-property-tax-bills. Cook County Government

 


 


 

Friday, September  2020 at 6 PM – 9:30 PM
Tickets · $15 – $30
via Eventbrite
#FridayJazzattheQuarry Celebrating the Year of Chicago Music
Doors @ 6 pm; First set @ 7 pm second set @ 8:30 pm; Free in lot parking; Dinner and Drink options available, 2 drink minimum if not dining (ask our bartender about Friday Night drink specials)
Please use the drop-down menu to your upper right to select the dates you would like to attend!

 


 

Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 10 AM – 12 PM
Hosted by St Luke Missionary Baptist Church of Chicago
Online Event
http://www.saintlukembchurch.org/
Sunday September 13, 2020 is Pastor Appreciation Day. Join us as we show our Pastor Scott Onque lots of love. Whether you join us in person or watch us on streaming platforms. We ask you to send our pastor love via Givelify or Cash App him directly $Scottonque.

 

Info Shared by Vet Park Watch:

 


 

Sep 13 at 4 PM – Sep 17 at 8:30 PM
 Hosted by Faith in Place
Online Event
https://www.greenteamsummit.org/register
Join Faith in Place September 13-17th for the first-ever virtual Green Team Summit!
Join us in September to explore how interconnected our world is with people of faith who care about the environment and justice. We will connect the dots between the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and racial justice through our FREE workshops each night.

We are thrilled Christian Mitchell, who serves as Deputy Governor for Public Safety, Infrastructure, Energy & the Environment in Governor J.B. Pritzker’s administration, will lead the #GTS2020 workshop on “Transitioning to a Clean Energy Economy”. Mitchell will talk about how this #JustTransition can lessen the burden on economically disadvantaged communities.

This matters to our Faith Partners in both #rural and #urban settings. From Waukegan to East Alton, communities across this great state are plagued by the harmful health effects of burning coal and by the considerable job losses when coal-fired power plants shut down without support for those workers. We are excited to have Mitchell partner with us in setting a vision for #AJustRecovery that will enable all of us to THRIVE rather than simply survive.

YOU can be part of this #JustRecovery, too! Go to www.greeteamsummit.org for more


 

For more information contact us at 773-955-9508 or email us at info@southshorechamberinc.org.
Register Here: www.bit.ly/UrbanMain

 

 

 


 

Racial Healing and Racial Solidarity helps us all… Cook County, IL Residents – Please join us!
About this Event
Cook County, IL Residents: You are invited to join us for free online Racial Healing Circles, sponsored by Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle’s office with support from the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation initiative of the Woods Fund.
Racial healing is an experience and a tool that can facilitate trust and build authentic relationships that bridge divides created by real and perceived differences.
This session includes both group interactions and intimate conversations between two participants. Trained Racial Healing Circle practitioners will co-facilitate to help ensure a confidential, safe space for participants to have truthful conversations with one another.
We ask that you register ONLY if you can attend the complete 2-hour session. We will e-mail you the ZOOM link on the DAY OF the event. We typically try to create circles with as much racial, gender, age, and ethnic diversity as possible, and we can also offer future circles composed completely of participants who identify as People of Color or completely of people with European ancestry in the future. If you have a request for a future Circle, please e-mail Pilar Audain-Reed at: pilartrht@woodsfund.org
Please also take 2ish minutes to complete THIS form with the following info:
– Organization Organized
– Facilitators: Yvonnie DuBose & Sarah Dennis
– EITHER (for the one you are registering for):
Wed, Sept 16, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
Thurs, Sept 17, 11am-1pm, OR
Fri, Sept 18, 12-2pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/racial-healing-circles-for-cook-county-tickets-120249354055?fbclid=IwAR3jiqCt_6F7dF8YWhgCW0JVv3IxVChnSpPahD_d9pRnkscqJTdKkGJDEyU

 


Responding to Crisis in the Latino Population with Equity Lens
Chicago Latino Network
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12 PM – 1 PM
Chicago Latino Network
Hosted by Chicago Latino Network
Tickets
chicagolatinonetwork.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9V4md31YReqXvRgkynyJrg
CLN, in partnership with Gift of Hope, presents, “Responding to Crisis in the Latino Population with Equity Lens”
We knew before the coronavirus pandemic arrived not everyone had the same opportunity to live a long and healthy life. COVID-19 has further demonstrated these realities, as communities of color, including Latino communities, are experiencing a disproportionately high number of confirmed cases and rate of death from the virus.
During this webinar, we will discuss how COVID-19 is placing an even brighter spotlight on many existing disparities experienced by Latino communities. Together we will explore:
• How this pandemic intersects with other key issues including economic and civic engagement, language and culture barriers, and the crisis concerning immigration status in Latino communities
• Approaches for informing Latino communities about coronavirus testing and prevention
• What community groups can do to support Latino families during this crisis
• Policy priorities for addressing the larger systemic issues brought to the forefront because of COVID-19
Panelists:
Jennifer Aguilar, Community Outreach Specialist, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
Anabell Castro Thompson, Sr. VP, Health Equity
Harvey Castro, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Trusted Health Physicians
Anthony Diaz, Founder, CEO, Health Hero, Inc.
Geraldine Luna MD, MPH, Executive Director, MOLA – The Chicago Medical Organization for Latino Advancement
Tue., Sept. 15, 2020
12:00 p.m.
Register @ https://bit.ly/2FULkAY


Info Shared in Reclaim South Shore For All


 

Info Shared by Oscar-Southeast Youth Alliance

 


 

 


 

East Chicago Festival de la Monarca: Celebrate Mexican Culture Intertwined With Monarchs Today

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 12 AM – 11:59 PM
Online Event
The 3rd Annual East Chicago Festival de la Monarca is taking flight again this year – in a new way! We’ve migrated the Festival to a virtual setting, providing a whole week of inspiring stories, activities and lessons.
Tuesday’s Theme of the Day celebrates Mexican culture and monarchs. The arrival of migrating monarchs in Mexico has had a profound influence on the area’s culture. Their November return coincides with the Dia de la Muertos (Day of the Dead), where, according to traditional belief, monarchs are believed to be the souls of ancestors returning to Earth. The monarch’s arrival is also strongly correlated with the corn harvest, giving the butterfly the name “harvester butterfly” in the language of the Purépecha Indians. Learn more about this fascinating story about monarchs through today’s sessions and postings.
The Festival de la Monarca is brought to you by The Nature Conservancy in Indiana in partnership with the City of East Chicago, Audubon Great Lakes, the Field Museum of Chicago, Save the Dunes, Shirley Heinze Land Trust, U.S. Forest Service and the Gibson Woods Chapter of Wild Ones.
(Note: the purpose of this event posting is to introduce you to the Theme of the Day. See additional event postings for virtual sessions and how to sign up for those sessions.)
Photo credit: Xel-Ha Escuela de Danza Aztec dancers enchant participants at the 2019 East Chicago Festival de la Monarca (The Nature Conservancy/Susan MiHalo).

 

2020 Virtual Candlelight Vigil

Online Event Facebook
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Due to Covid-19, we cannot gather together in person to honor and remember the 590 fallen Chicago Police Officers. Please join us online at 7 pm on September 15th. The link will be posted soon!

 

Sep 13 at 4 PM – Sep 17 at 8:30 PM
 Hosted by Faith in Place
Online Event
https://www.greenteamsummit.org/register
Join Faith in Place September 13-17th for the first-ever virtual Green Team Summit!
Join us in September to explore how interconnected our world is with people of faith who care about the environment and justice. We will connect the dots between the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and racial justice through our FREE workshops each night.

We are thrilled Christian Mitchell, who serves as Deputy Governor for Public Safety, Infrastructure, Energy & the Environment in Governor J.B. Pritzker’s administration, will lead the #GTS2020 workshop on “Transitioning to a Clean Energy Economy”. Mitchell will talk about how this #JustTransition can lessen the burden on economically disadvantaged communities.

This matters to our Faith Partners in both #rural and #urban settings. From Waukegan to East Alton, communities across this great state are plagued by the harmful health effects of burning coal and by the considerable job losses when coal-fired power plants shut down without support for those workers. We are excited to have Mitchell partner with us in setting a vision for #AJustRecovery that will enable all of us to THRIVE rather than simply survive.

YOU can be part of this #JustRecovery, too! Go to www.greeteamsummit.org for more


 

Racial Healing and Racial Solidarity helps us all… Cook County, IL Residents – Please join us!
About this Event
Cook County, IL Residents: You are invited to join us for free online Racial Healing Circles, sponsored by Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle’s office with support from the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation initiative of the Woods Fund.
Racial healing is an experience and a tool that can facilitate trust and build authentic relationships that bridge divides created by real and perceived differences.
This session includes both group interactions and intimate conversations between two participants. Trained Racial Healing Circle practitioners will co-facilitate to help ensure a confidential, safe space for participants to have truthful conversations with one another.
We ask that you register ONLY if you can attend the complete 2-hour session. We will e-mail you the ZOOM link on the DAY OF the event. We typically try to create circles with as much racial, gender, age, and ethnic diversity as possible, and we can also offer future circles composed completely of participants who identify as People of Color or completely of people with European ancestry in the future. If you have a request for a future Circle, please e-mail Pilar Audain-Reed at: pilartrht@woodsfund.org
Please also take 2ish minutes to complete THIS form with the following info:
– Organization Organized
– Facilitators: Yvonnie DuBose & Sarah Dennis
– EITHER (for the one you are registering for):
Wed, Sept 16, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
Thurs, Sept 17, 11am-1pm, OR
Fri, Sept 18, 12-2pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/racial-healing-circles-for-cook-county-tickets-120249354055?fbclid=IwAR3jiqCt_6F7dF8YWhgCW0JVv3IxVChnSpPahD_d9pRnkscqJTdKkGJDEyU

 


Info Shared in Reclaim South Shore For All


 

 

Info Shared by The Neighborhood Network Alliance-SE

 


 

Info Shared by April S. Williams-Luster, Bryn Mawr East Boundaries: 71st - 75th; Jeffrey to Yates Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:00 - 7:00 pm


 

Join us Wednesday night for a panel discussion featuring voting rights experts from the ACLU, ACLU of Illinois, and Chicago Votes. Sign up to attend: https://action.aclu.org/webform/let-people-vote
This discussion will focus on voting during the COVID-19 pandemic, fighting voter suppression and expanding access to the ballot, and knowing your rights as a voter in advance of the general election.

 


 

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Racial Healing and Racial Solidarity helps us all… Cook County, IL Residents – Please join us!
About this Event
Cook County, IL Residents: You are invited to join us for free online Racial Healing Circles, sponsored by Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle’s office with support from the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation initiative of the Woods Fund.
Racial healing is an experience and a tool that can facilitate trust and build authentic relationships that bridge divides created by real and perceived differences.
This session includes both group interactions and intimate conversations between two participants. Trained Racial Healing Circle practitioners will co-facilitate to help ensure a confidential, safe space for participants to have truthful conversations with one another.
We ask that you register ONLY if you can attend the complete 2-hour session. We will e-mail you the ZOOM link on the DAY OF the event. We typically try to create circles with as much racial, gender, age, and ethnic diversity as possible, and we can also offer future circles composed completely of participants who identify as People of Color or completely of people with European ancestry in the future. If you have a request for a future Circle, please e-mail Pilar Audain-Reed at: pilartrht@woodsfund.org
Please also take 2ish minutes to complete THIS form with the following info:
– Organization Organized
– Facilitators: Yvonnie DuBose & Sarah Dennis
– EITHER (for the one you are registering for):
Wed, Sept 16, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
Thurs, Sept 17, 11am-1pm, OR
Fri, Sept 18, 12-2pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/racial-healing-circles-for-cook-county-tickets-120249354055?fbclid=IwAR3jiqCt_6F7dF8YWhgCW0JVv3IxVChnSpPahD_d9pRnkscqJTdKkGJDEyU

 


Info Shared in Reclaim South Shore For All


 

 

Info Shared by The Neighborhood Network Alliance-SE

 


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards:

 


 

Scholarship Deadline Nov 30th

Info Shared by Southeast Youth Alliance

Rumba Meats, part of the Cargill family of brands, helps the Hispanic community celebrate their culture and preserve their heritage through food. Through a partnership with rumba Meats, part of the Cargill family of brands, helps the Hispanic community celebrate their culture and preserve their heritage through food. Through a partnership with United States Hispanic Leadership InstituteRumba is awarding 25 post-secondary academic scholarships of $1,000 each and helping empower today’s Hispanic youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.

https://www.ushli.org/2020/09/01/rumba-meats-ushli-partner-to-award-25000-in-scholarships/?fbclid=IwAR1XKtgkKZB6YpXxPQb0AsEvd92Hv09A24FnmSch-Ymjm-RbmEfO3sQ8Yuw


Free Tuition Scholarships Still Available for CSU Freshmen!
There is less than one month left for freshmen to get a FREE tuition scholarship for spring and fall 2021 semester! Join a virtual information session on Thursday, October 1 at 5:30 to learn all about our program.
Register Here: https://www.csu.edu/risescholars/risesubmit.htm

 


 

 


 


Latinx Hispanic Business Boost

Sep 17 at 9 AM – Sep 30 at 6 PM EDT
Free training, tools, and insight to help Latinx & Hispanic-owned businesses succeed.
*Events throughout September and October.
Cursos de formación, herramientas y conocimientos gratuitos para ayudar a latinos e hispanos a tener éxito con sus negocios.
*Eventos durante los meses de septiembre y octubre.

 


 


Sept 19th Music On The Move hosted by SSA#5
from 11 am to 4 pm

The businesses along Commercial Avenue are bringing music to your neighborhood this Saturday between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. “Music On The Move” will be stopping at the locations on the map. Look and listen for us!

 



 

Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 1 PM – 3 PM
Online Event
Free
via Eventbrite
Talk with different Health and Wellness Professionals in your community on ways to Heal Yourself!
CALLING ALL THE HEALERS Virtual Summit
South Shore Works presents a Health and Wellness Virtual Summit to share the resources our community has to assist in your healing journey.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR ALL
We will cover topics like:
– Nutrition
– Holistic Healing
– Psychotherapy
– Writing as a Healing Practice
– Circle Keeping
– Spirituality
– Herbs
– Meditation
– and so much more
This event will be Live on South Shore Works’ Facebook Page and on Zoom.
You can ask the Professionals your questions personally by being on the Zoom call with us! The link will be sent to you after registration!
Help South Shore Works Serve the community better!
Fill out this survey to let us know what is needed in your community.

 

 


 

 


 

Hey St Luke Members and Friends please post this on your page to assist with your raising your $100 goal. We are trying to raise at $10,000 towards our parking lot paving. I need all hands on deck! Also i need all my contacts to go and give at least $10. If you can do more please do! You may also go to Givelify.com and give there.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/back-to-church-parking-lot-paving?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cf%20share-flow-1&fbclid=IwAR215SIe4y66vLYFdPGmHmx8MGF6QGJE4OtRW1PHNghQTKEbYWGif-157Go

 


 

 


 

CC360 Vendor Showcase Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 11 AM – 5 PM
Local Market Foods
Hosted by I Love Black Culture, Local Market Foods and Design Delights Ltd
Shop the vendors & exclusive lines of Culture Connection 360, an iconic community staple! Visit our monthly showcase at Local Market Foods and learn more about our unique variety of product lines & services including: health products, essential oils, natural soaps, skincare, incense & sage, gemstone jewelry, cultural tees, hair care, art, accessories and more!


 

Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 4 PM
Chicago, Illinois
Hosted by Bridges // Puentes: Justice Collective of the Southeast
South Chicago is home to the oldest Mexican Independence Day parade in Chicago. Despite this pride, we know that there is no real independence to celebrate when thousands of migrant children have been “lost,” when thousands of migrant children have been separated from their parents, while thousands of men, women, and children sit in cages in the midst of a global pandemic.
We understand that the freedoms we enjoy can quickly be taken just as swiftly as ICE raids homes in the middle of the night. We know that the justice system we trust means nothing if a two-year-old can face an immigration judge alone with no attorney to plead asylum only to be deported.
None are free until all are free.
Covid-19 has canceled the regular event, but we know it is our duty as members of the South Chicago and Mexican community to continue this tradition in a COVID-safe manner and to use this day of celebration to bring attention to the injustices faced by all migrant communities.
Until we are all free, we invite everyone to deck out your cars, bikes, or whatever ride you choose to come in.
The route will loop back to the initial starting point. More details will be posted a couple of days before the caravan.

 


Immigrant tenants have rights! Governor JB Pritzker extended the moratorium on evictions until September 22. Remember that landlords cannot evict tenants because of their immigration status and lockouts are always illegal.
¡Inquilinos inmigrantes tienen derechos! El gobernador Pritzker extendió la suspensión de desalojos hasta el 22 de septiembre. Recuerde que los propietarios no pueden desalojar a inquilinos debido a su estatus migratorio y los cambios de cerradura siempre son ilegales.


 

 


CRS Fair Tax Presentation

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https://www.communityrenewalsociety.org/events/crs-fair-tax-presentation-september?ms=Newsletter&sourceid=1036325&emci=2392f106-18e8-ea11-8b03-00155d0394bb&emdi=9fe06e2b-c9ea-ea11-8b03-00155d0394bb&ceid=3221731

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August 2020  Event Archives

 

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Jackson Park- 6401 S. Stony Island Ave. 8/1 from 10:00-12:00

Pitch In Clean Up

Jackson Park- 6401 S. Stony Island Ave. 8/1 from 10:00-12:00

 


 

Pitch in and help keep Bessemer Park clean this summer. There are two dates available to help. Volunteers must register via this link to participate. Sign Up:
Wearing a mask/face covering is required at all times. Clean up supplies will be provided. People will be in groups of less than 10 people to observe social distancing.

 

Mid Year Update- SECREC Southeast Chicago Real Estate Club
Online Event
Details
Saturday, Aug 1st 10 AM – 11:30 PM Hosted by South East Chicago Real Estate Club
Online Event
Tickets
www.meetup.com
2020 has been a year for the record books. Update on the group activity since covid, Mid Year Update- SECREC, open networking, real estate opportunities  http://WWW.SOUTHEASTCHICAGOREALESTATECLUB.COM/


 

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center on America’s Summer
Online Event
Details
Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11 AM – 12 PM EDT
Hosted by America’s Summer Roadtrip and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Online Event
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is one of 12 live tours on America’s Summer Roadtrip on August 1. You’ll get to see an authentic slave pen, see one-of-a-kind art, and get an up-close look at an area that is currently closed to the public.
Check out the other tours that are part of America’s Summer Roadtrip at AmericasSummerRoadtrip.org.

 


 

 


 

Victory Rally  Still Happening:
” The Statute Has Been Removed”

Rally to Remove Columbus From South Chicago 9200 S.Chicago Ave 
9200 S South Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-4512, United States
Saturday, Aug 1st  at 2 PM – 3:30 PM
9200 S South Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-4512, United States
Hosted by Chicago Brown Beret National Organization
Come join us in person to protest the removal of the Columbus statue in the South Chicago neighborhood. 2 down and this one should be next !


 

Info Shared by Linda Hudson

It truly will be a night that feels like a dream! Join us under the city lights for music, food, giveaways and the screening of DREAMGIRLS!
7p-8:30p – live music, contests and games!
Movie screening at dusk!
***www.CHI-Together.com***
TIX: $55 PER CAR (up to (6) people per vehicle).
Includes music and movie + popcorn bucket for the group!

 


Sunday, August 2 from Noon-2 pm (CST) is the College Student Drive-Up Prayer. College students will be covered in prayer and receive blessed-oil.

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600 College Students: This Sunday from 12 noon until 2pm we will give out blessed oil and pray for college students! 76th & Greenwood is the pull up location to make it happen. Lets Go!!!!

 

Info Shared by Pastor Richard:

Surprise 95th Birthday Drive By for WWII Veteran Al Juarez, Sr.

Nehemiah Family Fellowship

Sunday, August 2nd  at 12 PM
10950 S Avenue C Chicago, Illinois 60617
Public · Hosted by Richard L. Martinez Jr.
My Grandfather Al Juarez, Sr. Will turn 95 on Sunday August 2, 2020.
He’s a WWII veteran of the Pacific theater with 2 Purple Hearts.
He was raised in S. Chicago and owned a shoe repair business on Commercial Avenue for 35 years.
Asking for Neighbors/Veterans to drive by with their America flags🇺🇸 and honk and wave at my Gramps at 10950 S. Avenue C. (This will be a surprise)
Thank you all in advance for your consideration & participation. Feel free to PM if you have any questions.
God Bless America!

 


 


 


SUNDAY,  August 2,  AT 1 PM – 3 PM
#CPDOUTOFGW Protest
George Washington High School 3535 E 114th St, Chicago, IL 60617
Hosted by Bridges // Puentes: Justice Collective of the Southeast and Trinity Amari Colón
Join us, we fight for GWHS to become a police free school! We’ll be marching around the school, write chalk messages and host meditation sessions. Free snacks, water, masks and hand sanitizer will be provided. Social distancing will also be heavily prioritized. Wear black and bring your mask!

 


 

Info Shared by Yvette Moyo: Real Men Charities and South Shore Works will host a FREE Community Baby Shower Sunday, August 2nd from 2pm-4pm at The Quarry Event Center 2324 E 75th to honor the expectant parents in the community and those who gave birth in 2020 🎉🎉🎉
There will be food, giveaways, health tips, and a father & baby dedication during the ceremony.
Free diapers, formula and more. For more information, ways to donate or to RSVP, please call 3122591143
Congratulations to our Quarry Summer Young Adult team/planners and, member Benjamin Carr Jr. for such a dope flyer!!
#SouthShoreWorks #WorkingTogetherForaChange #community #SouthShoreChi #BuildCommunity #LegacyMatters #RealMenLove

Want to donate to the Free Community Baby Shower? You can drop off donations at the Quarry 2423 E 75th St. Chicago, Illinois 60649 the day of the event, Sunday Aug. 2nd between 12pm – 1pm. All monetary donations can be sent to CashApp: $Realmencharities PayPal: ayindec@realmencharitiesinc.org
Please donate onesies, baby wipes, bottles, and any other baby products! Thank you for all your help!

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jazz-for-a-sunday-afternoon-backyard-concert-series-tickets-114766981130?fbclid=IwAR1jxXwONcCuq60Rd_C131EXttI0KXSuaoqXhhFe23YrGCWzO9foS1eJzSE


 

SUNDAY AT 5 PM – 7 PM
AACM Great Black Music Ensemble with special guest Fareed Haque
Stony Island Arts Bank
Sunday, Aug 2nd  at 5 PM – 7 PM
Stony Island Arts Bank
Hosted by Rebuild Foundation
Free
via Eventbrite
We are excited to welcome you to the Arts Bank Lawn for a special outdoor performance with Rebuild Foundation artists in residence the AACM Great Black Music Ensemble, led by acclaimed saxophonist Ernest Dawkins, with special guest Fareed Haque. This concert series is free and open to the public, but requires an RSVP through eventbrite. Capacity is limited, and all guests must wear face coverings and abide by social distancing while on the Arts Bank Lawn. We encourage guests to bring their own outdoor chairs or blankets to enjoy the show at a safe distance from one another.
About the AACM Great Black Music Ensemble:
As a premier performing group of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, Inc. (AACM), the Great Black Music Ensemble features some of Chicago’s most visionary artists of improvisation and creative music. An intergenerational ensemble ranging in size from three to thirty pieces, the Great Black Music Ensemble performs historical repertoire from the great pool of AACM composers. The Great Black Music Ensemble carries on the legacy of Chicago’s South Side creative music that made its place on the music history map by expressing the excitement of new sounds and rhythms, while invigorating the traditions of black music including funk, reggae, bebop, swing, and African and Caribbean styles.
Important reopening information:
After a prolonged hiatus, the Stony Island Arts Bank is reopening for outdoor programs only at this time. We are excited to welcome you back, however, capacity for all events will be extremely limited to encourage safe distancing between our neighbors and guests.
All programs will continue to be free, though RSVP through Eventbrite will be required for entry. In accordance with State and City protocols, all guests must wear a face covering to enter the premises.
We encourage all guests to bring their own chairs or blankets for safe and comfortable seating on the Arts Bank lawn. A limited selection of beverages will be available for purchase on-site.
For the health and safety of all, we will not be permitting access to the galleries or upper floors of the Arts Bank. Our restrooms will be accessible and sanitized regularly for the safety of all patrons.
In the event of heavy rain, programs may be canceled. For all updates, please check Rebuild Foundation’s social media for updates. We are looking forward to safely joining with the community again to provide joy, solace and creative expression through our programs!
Instagram: @rebuild_foundation
Twitter: @rebuildfdn
Facebook: @rebuildfoundation

 

Info Shared by Linda Young
Grant Application
Application period for round 5 is now open. Before applying, please review the grant information and FAQ here.
Applications must be submitted by Monday, August 3rd at 11:59 p.m. EST.
https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/small-business-assistance/small-business-relief-grants/lowes/?fbclid=IwAR3-KkHA-fqlSVfxsd-BLFSVdXeMgrFCyP2WCSd3FoyQ5ylu5o2h5679SAU

What are we offering?

Grants of $20,000 to small business owners to help meet their most immediate needs. Eligible expenses include:

  • Paying rent and utilities
  • Meeting payroll
  • Paying outstanding debt to vendors
  • Upgrading technology infrastructure
  • Other immediate operational costs

 


 

Info Shared by The Chicago Urban League 𝐇𝐮𝐥𝐮𝐩𝐚𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐳𝐚 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤 (𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟑𝐫𝐝- 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟕𝐭𝐡)
Hulu is hosting a Virtual Career Exploration week for high school and college students. Hear from Hulu employees on topics ranging from building your leadership skills to learning about jobs in marketing, software development, human resources and more.
To register, please visit https://hulu.app.box.com/s/8el3exyd6rvjxnzp8ktw75fgchyrtc4m and click on the interactive pdf. (This can only be accessed on a computer and not a mobile device.)

 


 

The Viaduct on Commercial Ave between 93rd and 95th St will be closed from 8/3-8/14 for repairs.

 


 

Monday, Aug 3rd  11 AM – 2 PM
During the strike, we used the Day of the Dead theme to bring attention to our fight for bilingual education. In our fight for a safe return to school, we are reviving the Day of the Dead theme because CPS is putting our lives at risk, our students lives at risk, and our communities lives at risk.
We demand safe, healthy, and equitable schools! We are asking that you paint your face/mask and decorate your car with messages placed on make-shift tombstones. Create tombstone posters if you are on foot. Let’s make it clear to Mayor Lightfoot that our health is at stake and our lives are worth fighting for!
Here are chants we will be using.

 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards:


Second Installment Cook County property tax bills

Info Shared by State Representative Kam Buckner:  Office of Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas Second Installment Cook County property tax bills are due August 3, 2020, but property owners have two extra months to pay without a late fee. A copy of the news release is attached and posted here. https://www.cookcountytreasurer.com/newsarticle.aspx?articleid=982

How to Access Services from the Cook County Treasurer’s Office Online
Second Installment payments are normally due by August 3, but property owners can now pay without any interest charge or penalties through October 1, 2020, because of an ordinance passed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners.
Click here to watch Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas give a brief video tutorial on how to save a trip downtown by accessing all of the office’s services online. To download a copy of your property tax bill, make a payment, and more, visit cookcountytreasurer.com.

Info Shared by Linda Young NNA:

First time I’ve seen details Make sure you apply neighbors – NHS is there to help

 


 

Monday, Aug 3,  at 5 PM – 6 PM
Hosted by Access Living
Join Access Living at 5 p.m. Monday, August 3, for a webinar to discuss how state guidance prohibiting discrimination in emergency treatment and hospital visitation policies can save lives. With the uptick of COVID-19 cases throughout the country, it’s important to understand Illinois state guidance that protects people with disabilities and others at risk of bias in lifesaving treatment.
In April, Access Living took the initiative to organize more than 140 Illinois organizations to ask the State to issue guidance to medical providers saying emergency lifesaving protocols could not discriminate against people with disabilities. At the same time, disability advocates were taking similar action in several states and with the federal government. Illinois state officials responded.
The recent death of Michael Hickson, a Black disabled father who had Covid-19 and was denied medical care at a Texas hospital, has reignited an important national conversation about the value of disabled lives and the intersection of disability and race.
This webinar will feature people with disabilities, Illinois officials, and advocates talking about why and how having healthcare policies and procedures in place is essential to saving disabled lives. ASL interpretation and CART provided.
There will also be time for a Q&A at the end of the webinar. Due to the limitations of the Zoom webinar platform, questions submitted during the event via chat are not accessible to participants using screen readers. We encourage all attendees to submit questions in advance via this form on our website: https://www.accessliving.org/event/webinar-medical-rationing-and-covid-19/#submit-questions-for-the-panelists
Panelists:
– Karen Tamley, President and CEO of Access Living
– Jim Bennett, Director of the Illinois Department of Human Rights
– Anita Cameron, Director of Minority Outreach at

Not Dead Yet

– Mary Rosenberg, staff attorney at Access Living
– Emcee: Dr.

Angel Miles

, Healthcare and Home and Community-Based Services Policy Analyst at Access Living

 


 

Women Redefining Leadership is an important, “don’t miss” discussion on MOBE Mondays on August 3rd. Our panel will highlight the impact and experiences of foreign-born blacks in corporate America and how organizations can foster an inclusive workplace that promotes and enables their success. Moderated by Sandra Appiah, Co-Founder and President of PanaGenius Inc, our speakers are Chinwe Esimai, Managing Director and Chief Anti-Bribery Officer at Citigroup and Alice Agyemang-Badu, Senior Advisor at New York Life Insurance. Register at bit.ly/2LIQMGy and you will be added to the #MOBESymposium directory of #BlackProfessionals and #entrepreneurs in #marketing, #entertainment, #music, #sports, #TV and #film. #blackowned #panagenius #womenwholead #blackwomenleaders #BlackWomenInCorporateAmerica


 

register.gotowebinar.com
For nearly 20 years, the U.S. government has prosecuted migration-related offenses in greater numbers than any other type of federal offense in the United States. Most recently, the Trump administration has used migration-related prosecutions to separate families and violate national and international legal obligations.
During this online event, the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) will discuss our year-long investigation into rights violations stemming from prosecutions for unauthorized entry and reentry. Jesse Franzblau, the lead author of NIJC’s new report about the investigation, will talk about research findings on rights violations, which include the separation of families, violations of asylum laws and due process protections, and dehumanizing and racist treatment of migrants.
Once you sign up, we’ll send you the link to join the webinar.
**This presentation is part of the Policy Corner series, monthly events where NIJC’s policy team will bring you updates on the latest happenings in immigration policy.

 


 

Getting Paid Not Played: Payroll Basics for Small Business
Online Event
Tuesday at 2 PM – 3:30 PM
The Illinois SBDC at Build Bronzeville and the Jones Tax Group join to give you a REAL understanding of payroll and tax basics! Register now at bit.ly/payroll84

 


 

Info Shared by Obari Cartman


 

 


 

 

State Representative Kam Buckner: Join IDES Facebook live event on August 6, 2020 at 2pm for a presentation on Unemployment Insurance Fraud and Identity Theft.
Their presenters will be Marco Morales, Manager, IDES Benefit Payment Control, Daniel Loza, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Dept. of Labor Office of Inspector General and Elizabeth Blackston, Assistant Attorney General.

https://www.facebook.com/RepKamBuckner/photos/a.2135525129836549/3110694525652933/


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards:

 


 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020 AT 8 PM – 10 PM EDT
Rethink Church: House Church Roundtable
Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 8 PM – 10 PM EDT Hosted by Revive The Way
Online Event
Tickets
revivethewayatlanta.churchcenter.com
God is calling many of us to RETHINK what we believe church is. This unique moment in time has given us a chance to consider what really makes church, church. We are hosting a time for anyone who is feeling a pull to shift to a new way (more like the original way) of living out the gospel in community. Jesus-centered, Spirit-led, Kingdom-focused groups of people who are committed to living out their faith together and transforming the world around them with hope.
You might be an individual or family who has the desire to pastor others in your home but you aren’t sure where to start.
You might be a group of Christians who already gather together but you aren’t sure how to go to the next step.
You might be a young person with a passion to start a gathering in your home or school.
You might be a pastor or leader who wants to explore what it could look like to change the expression of your church gatherings.
Join our Revive Movement leaders for a roundtable as we explore what it could look like to get back to the basics of following Christ in community.
Please RSVP to this free event at the link and you will be sent zoom details.

 

Wednesday, 8/5 at 11:00 AM Webinar
Overview of the Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit for Bars and Restaurants
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, Department of Transportation and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Join this webinar for an overview of the process to obtain an Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit to operate a restaurant or bar outside during the COVID-19 reopening.

Register for the Wednesday, 8/5 Webinar

Wednesday, 8/5 at 3:00 PM Webinar
City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
Presented by the City of Chicago
To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight on how to operate safely, stay compliant, help prepare for inspections and highlight the do’s and don’ts of operating a business.

Register for the Wednesday, 8/5 Webinar

Thursday, 8/6 at 2:00 PM Webinar
Overview of the Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit for Bars and Restaurants
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, Department of Transportation and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Join this webinar for an overview of the process to obtain an Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit to operate a restaurant or bar outside during the COVID-19 reopening.

Register for the Thursday, 8/6 Webinar

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.

 


Greetings,
This is a reminder that the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Somercor will host a webinar Wednesday for potential applicants to the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF).
The event will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Thanks to all who have already registered. Interested parties can register on Zoom nowhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jIzMR8rkQce3xUff-W6kyw
As a reminder, SBIF applications for the following TIF districts are open now and due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14:
Additionally, SBIF applications for the following TIF districts are open now and due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4:
The SBIF program uses revenue from TIF districts to help owners of commercial and industrial properties to repair or remodel their facilities for their own business or on behalf of tenants.
Program participants can receive grants for 25 to 75 percent of project costs, with a maximum grant of $100,000 for commercial properties and $150,000 for industrial properties. The grants are administered by SomerCor on the City’s behalf and do not have to be repaid.
For additional information, including program rules and the application, visit www.somercor.com/sbif. Questions can be directed to Silvia Orozco at sorozco@somercor.com.

 

Registration for Breaking Ground: A College-to-Career GED Prep Program
6216 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660-1208, United States
Jul 26 at 10 AM – Aug 6 at 12 PM
6216 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660-1208, United States
Hosted by Breaking Ground
Registration for our no-cost fall GED online program begins Monday, July 27, 2020. Registration is by phone only. If you are interested please call between the hours of 9:00A.M. – 5:00 P.M.: 1-312-884-9442


 

Wednesday, 8/5 at 11:00 AM Webinar
Overview of the Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit for Bars and Restaurants
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, Department of Transportation and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Join this webinar for an overview of the process to obtain an Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit to operate a restaurant or bar outside during the COVID-19 reopening.

Register for the Wednesday, 8/5 Webinar

Wednesday, 8/5 at 3:00 PM Webinar
City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
Presented by the City of Chicago
To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight on how to operate safely, stay compliant, help prepare for inspections and highlight the do’s and don’ts of operating a business.

Register for the Wednesday, 8/5 Webinar

Thursday, 8/6 at 2:00 PM Webinar
Overview of the Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit for Bars and Restaurants
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, Department of Transportation and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Join this webinar for an overview of the process to obtain an Expanded Outdoor Dining Permit to operate a restaurant or bar outside during the COVID-19 reopening.

Register for the Thursday, 8/6 Webinar

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.

 


Greetings,
This is a reminder that the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Somercor will host a webinar Wednesday for potential applicants to the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF).
The event will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Thanks to all who have already registered. Interested parties can register on Zoom nowhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jIzMR8rkQce3xUff-W6kyw
As a reminder, SBIF applications for the following TIF districts are open now and due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14:
Additionally, SBIF applications for the following TIF districts are open now and due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4:
The SBIF program uses revenue from TIF districts to help owners of commercial and industrial properties to repair or remodel their facilities for their own business or on behalf of tenants.
Program participants can receive grants for 25 to 75 percent of project costs, with a maximum grant of $100,000 for commercial properties and $150,000 for industrial properties. The grants are administered by SomerCor on the City’s behalf and do not have to be repaid.
For additional information, including program rules and the application, visit www.somercor.com/sbif. Questions can be directed to Silvia Orozco at sorozco@somercor.com.

 

New Gravity Housing Conference

New Gravity Keynote Speakers!

Angela Hurlock
Chairperson of the Board, Chicago Housing Authority Southeast Side Very Own. (Claretian Associates)
It’s this week! August 5, 6 & 7 from 11am – 4pm CT
It’s not too late to register for the New Gravity Housing Conference happening this week! Everything is taking place virtually – allowing you to learn and network while saving time and reducing your carbon footprint.
If you work in or are interested in designing, building, and financing climate resilient multi-family affordable housing, this conference is for you. With 18 sessions, two keynotes, two workshops, a virtual expo hall with table talks, and fun activities – this event cannot be missed!

The 2020-2021 Community Programs Accelerator Application is now live! 

The application will be used to select organizations for the Accelerator’s many capacity building programs including:

  • Core, in which organizations receive funding along with intense, focused, and customized support over a period of up to three years.
  • Associates, in which organizations receive general capacity building support from Accelerator staff and student interns to help fulfill a core function through three to five relevant projects over the course of a year.
  • Special Projects, in which organizations receive discrete technical assistance, through staff support and student engagement, to address a specific issue or project in one of four areas — fund development, communications, program design and evaluation, and data and technology— over the course of 10 to 20 weeks.

We will hold three information sessions on the application process on the following dates:

Thursday, August 6, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Please RSVP on our Eventbrite page.

The application deadline is Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Questions about the application should be sent to communityprograms@uchicago.edu

http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66593-Office-Of-Civic-Engagement-At-The-University-Of-Chicago


 

Info shared by Sunshine of 10th Ward:

 


 

It is my great pleasure on be half of real men charities, signature Plates By: Dequandre Williams & The Quarry Event Center I am happy to announce that as a Friday August 7 we will be opening an American bistro in the South Shore area for carry out. Sneak peak of the new menu http://www.thequarrychi.com/ (312) 259-1143


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards, Officer Davis-4th District CAPS, & Faye Patterson 3rd District CAPS

 

 


 

First Fridays are back (virtually!) This Friday, which marks the first Friday of August, @renaissancebrown will be taking over our IG for a free, virtual dance class and party.
We are thrilled to continue partnering with @southchicagodancetheatre for these rhythmic explorations.
Join us Friday at 5:30pm for a class centered around Afro-Contemporary Grooves!
https://www.facebook.com/rebuildfoundation

 


 


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards


 

Info Shared by Margaret Gomez Cortes


 

SFDS Back To School Jamboree
St. Francis de Sales High School
Saturday at 11 AM – 1 PM
Families, Students, Alumni and
Friends, please join us!
Meet and Greet with SFDS Alumna and new Principal/CEO Roni Facen!
• Learn about Opening of School Plans
• Ask Principal Facen your questions
• Connect with the East Side
• Enjoy some refreshments
• Take home some SFDS SWAG
• Donate school supplies to support neighborhood students
First 20 attendees receive a special SFDS t-shirt
Socially distanced, outside with masks required and hand sanitizer available.
To donate or volunteer, contact Roni Facen at rfacen@sfdshs.org or Mary Kay Ramirez at mramirez@sfdshs.org

 


SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020 AT 12 PM – 10 PM

Let’s Get Virtual | House Music Fest
Online Event
Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 12 PM – 10 PM
Hosted by Critically MassiveGene Hunt Chicago and 3 others
House Music LIVE Virtual Festival hosted by Critically Massive in Chicago.
All times listed are Central Standard
LINEUP
8-10P Forever Monna
6-8P Gene Hunt
4-6P REDUX
3-4P Randall Dean
2-4P Steve Noah
12-2P Pest Control

 


 

 


 

 


 

Info Shared by Bobbie Greer, South Shore Cultural Ctr Advisory

 


 

Info Shared by Reclaim South Shore For All fbk: South Shore Works & TRHT Greater Chicago Presents: South Shore Works Virtual Healing Circle. That will happen via zoom on August 9 from 2-4pm. We are looking for 6-14 people to be apart of this healing experience. Email us at Wtthealing@gmail.com to register.

 


 

Info Shared by R.I.S.E fbk


 

Come out and support George Washington HS Sunday, August 9th from 4-6 p.m. The fight is not over until CPD is out of CPS!✊🏽 #CPDoutofGW

 


 

Here’s some good news! Mark your calendar and spread the word – the open call for the 2021 APL/CSRPC Artist-in-Residence program will open on Monday, August 8, with a September 21 deadline.

The ten-month residency, slated to run Jan 11, 2021-Oct 8, 2021, is for individual Chicago-based artists, with a preference given to artistic practices which examine, critique, and/or comment on various themes that are relevant to South Side communities both on and off University of Chicago’s Hyde Park campus, amongst other qualifications. Artists planning to apply for the program should have a catalog of work rooted in community and civic engagement. As a part of the residency, artists will have access to a monthly stipend of $1000, University of Chicago Library facilities, faculty, staff, a budget for all necessary materials, and the ability to have both formal and informal studio visits – including a guaranteed work space at the Arts Incubator in Washington Park (pending Covid-19 restrictions).

The online application will officially open on Monday, August 10, 2020. Learn more about the program and discover past APL/CSRPC artists-in-residence at https://bit.ly/APLresidencies

We look forward to receiving your applications soon!

#artistinresidence #airs #southsideartists #chicagoartists #artistresidency #southsidechi

 


 

Info Shared by Tiffany 

2nd Chance at a high school diploma! ENROLL Monday, August 10th!

Many students drop out of high school for a variety of reasons including bullying, health, death of a parent/guardian to name a few…

It’s not to late to go back and get your diploma if you are 16-21! See requirements below!

Get another chance to succeed in high school so you can succeed after you graduate.
About
Ombudsman Chicago is a tuition‐free program that gives students who have dropped out of high school a new option for earning a Chicago Public Schools high school diploma. Our program combines computer-based coursework with personal support and face‐to‐face instruction from caring, certified teachers in a professional, alternative learning environment.

Since opening as a Chicago Public Schools Options Schools program in 2013, more than 8,140 students have attended the four Ombudsman campuses and more than 900 have graduated with a CPS diploma — that’s an average graduation rate of 84 percent.

Who can attend?
Ombudsman is designed for students who have dropped out of high school and want to earn their diploma. Students are eligible to attend Ombudsman if they are between ages 16-21 as of September 3, 2019, returning to grades 9-12, and residents of the city of Chicago.


 

 


 

Emergency & Assistance Funds

 

Funds for People who are 
Applications for
Rental Assistance opens: August 10
Mortgage Assistance opens: August 24

https://www.ihda.org/
 

Info Shared by Alliance of Southeast

 

Join us this Monday 8/10 for Part II of ” In Their Words” as we hear from Chicago Leaders. Mark you calendars now to join this important and critical conversation. Register at: ChiCityTreasurer.Eventbrite.com Watch part 1 with Youth Leaders/Activists at: https://www.facebook.com/ChiTreasurer/videos/308925920547583/

 


 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020 AT 11 AM – 12 PM CDT

Basic Nursing Assistant Open House
Olive-Harvey College
Basic Nursing Assistant Open House
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11 AM – 12 PM CDT
Olive-Harvey College
Interested in completing your Basic Nursing Assistant Certificate for Free? Attend the Virtual Open House to get more information.
Register at : https://bit.ly2BEi13K

 

Info Shared by Margaret Gomez Cortes Parents of Extraordinary Children: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 12 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Hosted by PEAL Center, The Arc of Pennsylvania and 2 others
Online Event
http://www.facebook.com/pealcenter
Students with IEPs and the 2020-21 School Year: What Families Need to Know
Join us as Carole Clancy, Director, Bureau of Special Education, PA Department of Education, provides an overview for families of key components of the guidance being provided to schools.
She will address:
-COVID-19 Compensatory Services
-Instructional Days/Hours
-Use of masks at school
-Evaluation/Reevaluation and Delayed Eligibility Determinations
Webinar will be on Facebook Live on the PEAL Center Facebook page.
The webinar will be recorded. We will post on the event page after the webinar about how you can view the recording.
Submit your questions in advance to identify additional topics that are important to you!
Questions can be submitted by August 3rd, 2020 at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/PDEBSEquestions
Training will be delivered in English, with Spanish and ASL translation. Captioning in other languages is available if you download the Microsoft Translator app on your device.
If you need any assistance, email info@pealcenter.org or call 1-866-950-1040.
View the flyer here: https://pealcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Final-Flyer.pdf

 


 


Don’t Take It Personal: Business Banking Basics
Illinois SBDC at Build Bronzeville
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 2 PM – 3 PM
Join this webinar to learn the basics of business banking! Topics covered: • Business vs. Personal banking – why it’s so important • Types of Banks – all banks aren’t created equal • Types of Accounts • Intro to Financial Statements
Registration required: bit.ly/businessbanking812

 


BACP offers free business education workshops or webinars every Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. Due to COVID-19, all programs are currently being offered as webinars. Topics include business licensing, operations, financial resources, marketing, and more. Programs are free and open to the public and taught by industry professionals, not-for-profit agencies, and government agencies.

Wednesday, 8/12 Webinar at 3:00 PM

Tips For Accessing And Managing Capital For Your Business In Today’s Climate
Presented by Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Micro Finance
Group

Accessing and managing capital in a pandemic can be daunting. In this workshop, you will learn tips on how to position your business in order to effectively access capital. Additionally, you learn the important tools needed in order to accurately determine which types of available capital are best for your business.
Register for the Wednesday, 8/12 Webinar

Friday, 8/14 at 9:30 AM Webinar
How to Write a Business Plan. What you need to know!
Presented by:  Donna R. Rockin, Managing Partner at Rockin Enterprises, Inc.
Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan.  It’s easier than you think when you understand all the components that get included.  You’ll receive a complete list of what to include to demystify the process. Writing a solid business plan is your roadmap to business success.

Register for the Friday, 8/14 Webinar

 Wednesday, 8/19 Webinar at 3:00 PM
Chicago’s Labor Laws: What You Need To Know For Your Business
Presented by BACP’s Director of Office of Labor Standards
Attend this webinar to learn about the Chicago Labor Laws that you need to comply with in order to run your business. You will learn about the Chicago Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Fair Workweek and Anti-Retaliation Laws and how these affect your business.

Register for the Wednesday, 8/19 Webinar

Friday, 8/21 Webinar at 9:30 AM

Livestream:Use YouTube To Grow Your Business

Presented JinJa Birkenbeuel Google Digital Coach and founder, The Honest Field Guide Podcast
Build a channel, create and promote videos that help you achieve your business goals, reach more customers and grow engagement and measure the effectiveness of your activities on YouTube.

Register for the Friday, 8/21 Webinar

https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/bacp/provdrs/business_support_tools/svcs/workshopsandwebinars.html

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.

 


 

𝐁𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬: 𝐁𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐁𝐥𝐮𝐞 (𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟏𝟐𝐭𝐡, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝟒:𝟎𝟎 -𝟔:𝟎𝟎 𝐩𝐦)
Calling all youth! Our students will have the opportunity to share their voice around their experiences with law enforcement and have meaningful dialogue about ways to improve relationships between police and youth.
Register at ysblackandblue.eventbrite.com

 


 

Are you a Chicago South Side small business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur with a great business idea? Would you like to practice your pitching skills, receive feedback from a pitching coach, and compete in a small group for a chance to win a $250 gift card?
Then register for Pitch Perfect, a series of FREE virtual pitching competitions! There is limited space available so register now! Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/south-side-pitch-perfect-2020-tickets-114206597006


 

Info Shared by Maria Ana 10th Ward fbk: Protecting Immigrant Families
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsduqvrjwuHdwliL828E_yWOVDbqdB-NON?fbclid=IwAR090mcprcyfH-c2qimg1lhs94Rsm1vu1iaJvEcR2r5oCmrxtnI39m8BkNQ


 

Rebel Bells Collective.

 


 

 


 

Gary Comer Youth Center’s Community Coalition host it’s annual Lunch & Learn. This is a virtual event .

About this Event

In the wake of the tragic murder of George Floyd and the events that followed the Gary Comer Youth Center’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) wondered “has anything like this happened before in our city?”

“City on Fire: Protests & Riots in Chicago” is an interactive event designed to explore the history of protest culture, riots, and race in Chicago. The YAB will facilitate conversations on Red Summer of 1919, the 1968 Riots, and the Chicago Bulls Championship Riot. Afterward, we will have a special guest panel to discuss the attempted erasure of protests and riots from Chicago history.

This virtual event is free and open to the public. Come learn something new about our city with us!
RSVP  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-on-fire-protests-riots-in-chicago-tickets-114346457332?aff=efbneb&fbclid=IwAR0LJlrdXUN5ppSF8WXZrbIHaLrH5ZTBJ4tHvhI0s6r79Kg_yokn4l3cNm8


 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020 AT 12 PM – 1:30 PM
Champaign Meet & Greet
Online Event
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12 PM – 1:30 PM
Hosted by LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois
Online Event
RSVP required through LGBTCC website.
Join the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois as we hit our second stop of three on a virtual road trip.
Our next visit to Champaign, where we will hear a moderated conversation featuring a local business owner. We will also take some time to share resources and answer questions about the LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
Business owners in attendance will be eligible for a chance to free membership to the LGBT Chamber of Commerce through 2021! You must be signed up as a new member. Join us to learn more!

 


 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020 AT 2 PM – 3 PM
Free Webinar: Patent Protection for Startups & Small Businesses
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 2 PM – 3 PM
Hosted by Suiter Swantz IP
Online Event
https://suiter.com/webinars/patent-protection-for-startups-and-small-businesses/
REGISTER HERE: https://suiter.com/webinars/patent-protection-for-startups-and-small-businesses/
Startups are particularly sensitive to patent protection, or the lack thereof, as a significant amount of a startup’s business may be associated with a single innovation. An ineffective patent strategy may doom a company before it gets off the ground.
Join Matt Poulsen, Patent Attorney and Co-Owner of Suiter Swantz IP, on Thursday, August 13th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST, as he discusses how startups and small businesses can work toward a robust and cost effective innovation protection strategy.
In this webinar, Matt will focus on the patent acquisition process, cost-savings steps, and the benefits of patent protection as well answering any questions that arise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza


 

 


 

Hi everyone! We will be hosting our first community discussion next Friday through Zoom. Our topic this time is Mental health during a revolution and Covid-19. Everyone is welcome!
RSVP Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMFD21nAcS7XoRKnXKlCSau2CHo9IDIuys02SHNMbMwjzKSA/viewform?usp=sf_link


 

 


 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2020 AT 6 PM
BLM March & Rally: 75 Women Of Color Murdered Memorial
Friday, August 14, 2020 at 6 PM
Richard J. Daley Center
Hosted by Tikkun Chai Inter-National, Chicago Activist Coalition For Justice and Pilsen-Humboldt Park Anti-Gentrification Group
CHICAGO (WLS) — Community activists are asking new mayor Lori Lightfoot to investigate whether a serial killer has been targeting African American women on the city’s South and West sides for the past two decades.
The group leading the effort claims there could be a connection between more than 50 unsolved murders in the city. The families of some of the victims are still hoping Chicago police will take a closer look at their cases.
https://www.google.com/amp/s/abc7chicago.com/amp/serial-killer-chicago-killers-2019/5322207/


 


 

https://www.cararuns.info/gorun?fbclid=IwAR19NRa3j0TJTFUOy0f-CBFuR8S0GQQDLD5xBdLcA8lgsYFmOqxmEtajDwM

 

Join us for the next set of virtual workshops honoring and mapping creativity in & around

South Shore Cultural Center as part of the cultural Asset Mapping Project (CAMP) Workshops

. Register TODAY for workshops on Aug. 15 & 16.

Description: Join Artists Rashada Dawan and Margaret Morris to honor creativity and culture in the neighborhoods surrounding South Shore Cultural Center as part of the Culture Asset Mapping Project (CAMP). We invite you to participate in this event as a community storyteller.

This event will held at the South Merrill Community Garden at 7030 S. Merrill Ave. The group size is intentionally capped at 8 participants and we ask all participants to observe social distancing guidelines and wear a mask.
The Cultural Asset Mapping Project seeks to identify and map cultural assets in 9 neighborhoods surrounding Cultural Centers in parks across Chicago while documenting and uplifting oral histories and strong memories from artists, cultural organizers, and community members who are stakeholders in your neighborhoods.
You can explore more upcoming workshops in this series:
August 23, 3pm-5pm: Visioning Our Creative Future
September 6, 3pm-5pm: Building a Plan of Action
September 20, 3pm-5pm:Visionary Approaches for Arts at South Shore (online)
Cultural Asset Mapping Project (CAMP) is part of a larger initiative led by the Chicago Park District, the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the League of Chicago Theatres to better understand the performing arts and related cultural forms on the South Side and West Side of Chicago.

https://apm.activecommunities.com/chicagoparkdistrict/Activity_Search/honoring-and-mapping-creativity-at-south-shore/313242      For details, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/camp #CAMPChicago 

Supported by

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
League of Chicago Theatres & Enrich Chicago

 

Reminder Hegewisch Community Residents: The Brandon Avenue Clean-up will start Saturday 8/15 at 9AM. Meet at 13256 Baltimore the Hegewisch Business Association Office.
Thank You Leo of EL Tanquin Restaurant for the donation of 50 tacos for the volunteers.

 


 

 


 


 

Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc.:

 


 

Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12 PM – 4 PM EDT  Hosted by Drug Policy Alliance, Students for Sensible Drug Policy and 13 others Online Event Free via Eventbrite On 8.15.20, The National Cannabis Festival, NORML, Drug Policy Alliance, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Minority Cannabis Business Association, Wisconsin NORML and our movement allies invite you to attend The National Drug Policy Reform Seminar (NDPRS). ↪️ drugpolicyreformseminar.com NDPRS is a free, nonpartisan, virtual public gathering place for policymakers, experts, and advocates from across the United States to discuss the evolving drug policy landscape and future of marijuana law reform. RSVP at our ticket link to attend! Timed to take place in the days leading up to the 2020 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, NDPRS provides the next administration and Congress with recommendations to successfully navigate the evolving cannabis policy landscape. Agenda 📋 Join us for a series of engaging discussions, speakers to be announced: ✅ The Advocates Behind the MORE Act ✅ The History of Prohibition and the Case for Full Decriminalization ✅ Winning with Marijuana in a Swing State ✅ The Intersection Between Climate Justice and the War on Drugs ✅ How Can a Federal Regulatory Framework Serve as a Foundation for Social Equity? RSVP today to receive event announcements, updates and resources.

 


 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2020 AT 12 PM

Black Lives Matter March: SHUTDOWN OUR DAN RYAN
Garfield 55th& Dan Ryan
Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12 PM
WE NEED 25,000 PEOPLE TO SHUT IT DOWN

 


 

Info Shared by Bob Wisz

Join us for the next set of virtual workshops honoring and mapping creativity in & around

South Shore Cultural Center as part of the cultural Asset Mapping Project (CAMP) Workshops

. Register TODAY for workshops on Aug. 15 & 16.

Description: Join Artists Rashada Dawan and Margaret Morris to honor creativity and culture in the neighborhoods surrounding South Shore Cultural Center as part of the Culture Asset Mapping Project (CAMP). We invite you to participate in this event as a community storyteller.

This event will held at the South Merrill Community Garden at 7030 S. Merrill Ave. The group size is intentionally capped at 8 participants and we ask all participants to observe social distancing guidelines and wear a mask.
The Cultural Asset Mapping Project seeks to identify and map cultural assets in 9 neighborhoods surrounding Cultural Centers in parks across Chicago while documenting and uplifting oral histories and strong memories from artists, cultural organizers, and community members who are stakeholders in your neighborhoods.
You can explore more upcoming workshops in this series:
August 23, 3pm-5pm: Visioning Our Creative Future
September 6, 3pm-5pm: Building a Plan of Action
September 20, 3pm-5pm:Visionary Approaches for Arts at South Shore (online)
Cultural Asset Mapping Project (CAMP) is part of a larger initiative led by the Chicago Park District, the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the League of Chicago Theatres to better understand the performing arts and related cultural forms on the South Side and West Side of Chicago.

https://apm.activecommunities.com/chicagoparkdistrict/Activity_Search/honoring-and-mapping-creativity-at-south-shore/313242      For details, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/camp #CAMPChicago 

Supported by

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
League of Chicago Theatres & Enrich Chicago

 

 

A Free 10-Day Online Event from August 17–26, 2020
https://product.soundstrue.com/trauma-skills-summit/register/?partner=TSSHFB-Lead&fbclid=IwAR2_C2FQjQ75Y1_DgL6dEKkj51qZXWTj_pT25Z4brOv6Vmj9Wb56sWg_xok&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=TraumaSkillsSummitLeadGen&utm_content=LeadGen


 

Raising Proud Black Children 5 Day Summit “Connecting With The Culture”

 


 

 


 

 


 

Dream Bigger with the New Kennedy-King College Statesmen Scholarship

Apply to Kennedy-King College today and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and you are automatically eligible for the Statesmen Scholarship. Go to www.ccc.edu/apply – you must do so by August 17th.

 


 

Info Shared by Yvette Moyo: Monday August 17 4:00pm
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 1 PM – 2:30 PM
Hosted by Vivent Health
Online Event
WE NEED YOU TO JOIN US FOR AN IMPORTANT NATIONAL VIRTUAL GATHERING
Vivent Health is excited to announce we are hosting an important national virtual gathering about ending the HIV epidemic in the United States – and you’re invited to participate!
2020 marks almost 40 years since doctors first reported cases of an uncommon pneumonia among gay men in Los Angeles and 30 years of the Ryan White program, the hallmark of our national government’s response to the HIV epidemic.

 

 

 


Aug 19, 2020


 

Info Shared by April S. Williams-Luster, Congresswoman Kelly Community Liaison:

 


 

SMART Team Scholarship

Join the SMART team for a unique opportunity to learn about the SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program. This webinar will discuss program benefits, eligibility, how to apply, and helpful tips. You don’t want to miss this opportunity!https://lmigov.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_e23xmBtaTH2eMJzcY3U-JA?mc_cid=fea23a5fa7&mc_eid=[UNIQID]&fbclid=IwAR1a3CGF6yodjo-ypTdR0E4vNPpuJ6TLXAUWrGjS1txEWlmrlKsp2FNQS54


 

Register Now: Torchy’s Togs Talkback – RSVP at https://bit.ly/torchystogs
Torchy’s Togs was inspired by Jenn’s discovery of Jackie Ormes, the first African-American woman cartoonist and creator of the Torchy Brown comic strip, through Essence McDowell’s text “Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago’s South Side,” which she co-authored with Mariame Kaba.
Join us @rebuild_foundation virtually on August 19th for the “Torchy’s Togs Talkback,” presented by our 2020 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Dancer (@chicagodancemakersforum) in Residence Po’Chop Jenn Freeman (@itspochop). This premiere screening of the first chapter of Freeman’s 5-part film, LITANY, which was filmed across our sites and will be accompanied by a dynamic conversation with author, writer and organizer Essence McDowell.
Torchy’s Togs Talkback will examine beauty standards, style, class, and femininity while offering a behind the scenes peek into the research and development of Torchy’s Togs, providing an exclusive look at Freeman’s exploration as part of her residency at Rebuild Foundation.

 


 

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DuSable’s Drum Talk: Where Classics and Contemporaries Commune

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On August 20th, 1619, 20 enslaved Africans arrived in Point Comfort, Va. The 400-year journey that followed would change a nation and the world. From the beginning of American slavery to the Reconstruction, the Great Migration, the Civil Rights Era, and the modern movements for justice, 1619 packs generations of history into a musical theater experience. This dynamic and life-changing musical production commemorates the struggles, recognizes the heroes, and celebrates the American journey towards freedom and equality. Using various musical forms including hip-hop and jazz, this production takes audiences on a journey that illuminates the past while tackling important contemporary issues. 1619 truly has something for everyone!

In conjunction with the DuSable Museum and Chicago’s NPR station WBEZ,1619: The Journey of a People will be performed for a streaming audience at 7:30pm, followed by a panel discussion.


 

 


 

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10 AM – 6 PM

Citizens Utility Board (CUB) &

State Rep. Marty Moylan

are hosting a free virtual one on one bill event to advise residents on reducing electric, natural gas and both landline and cell phone bills.

You will receive a 30 mins time slot for your one-on-one appointment with a CUB representative. Video chat information will be provided prior to your scheduled meeting.
At CUB’s clinic, consumers will get information on:
How to spot unnecessary charges on natural gas, electric and phone bills.
Energy efficiency programs and rebates that can help people cut their utility bills.
Decoding your gas and electric bill, spotting errors, and avoiding scam
Your options when it comes to phone, TV, and internet.
Utility rates, and making the right choices in the electric and gas markets.
Participants should bring current copies of gas, electric, and telephone bills for CUB to review.
CUB is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to representing the rights of utility customers across the state of Illinois.
This event is co-sponsored by State Representative Marty Moylan.
If you have a utility complaint or would like to know more about the event, please call CUB at 800-669-5556.

 

Request for Proposal: Building a Network of Trauma-Informed Victim Support Services due on Friday, August 21 at 12pm for $150,000 to fund an organization to integrate trauma-informed Victims Services into existing Street Outreach services serving the same community.

This award will support an organization to serve persons injured by serious violence from one of the following community areas that have been prioritized based on the high level of violence over the past three years: Greater Grand Crossing, West Englewood, South Shore, New City, Chicago Lawn, and West Pullman.

Access the RFP #7501,1: https://bit.ly/2DFWdFC


 


 

 


Know Your Rights: COVID 19 Eviction Protection Ordinance

Updated July 27, 2020

Landlords who issue five-day notices of eviction for nonpayment must include a notice informing tenant of their rights under the COVID-19 Eviction Protection Ordinance.

Required Landlord Notice to Tenant (.pdf)
Arabic Version (.pdf) | Chinese Version (.pdf) | Hindi Version (.pdf) Korean Version (.pdf) | Polish Version (.pdf) | Spanish Version (.pdf)

Chicago residential tenants who have lost income as a direct or indirect result of the COVID-19 pandemic should notify their landlords in writing within five days of receiving an eviction notice in order to further protect themselves from eviction.

This written notification can take place through letter, email or text message. A text message to the landlord as simple as “I have been unable to pay rent because I have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic” will suffice. A more formal template is available below.

Tenant to Landlord COVID-19 Template (.doc)

State and Local Requirements

In response to the pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation and eviction moratorium in March 2020. During that eviction moratorium, special rules apply to evictions based upon nonpayment of rent. The moratorium is currently scheduled to end on Aug. 22, 2020, but it could be extended again by the governor.

When the moratorium period ends, Illinois landlords can again file for eviction due to non-payment of rent. Typically, a tenant has five days to respond to a notice of a landlord’s intent to file for eviction. In June 2020, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot signed the COVID-19 Eviction Protection Ordinance, which extends that period another seven days for a total of 12 days, if the tenant writes the landlord stating that they have had a “COVID-19 Impact.”

A COVID-19 Impact can be claimed when a tenant or another household member:

  • Is laid-off from work
  • Has their hours at work reduced
  • Has to isolate or quarantine because of COVID-19 diagnosis or possible exposure
  • Has to care for someone else affected by COVID-19

By City ordinance, during the 12-day period, the landlord has to contact the tenant and try to work out with the tenant a plan to avoid eviction. A plan to avoid eviction could include a repayment plan, mediation or arbitration, letting the tenant use their security deposit to cover the missed rent, an agreement for the tenant to move out without the landlord getting an eviction judgment against them, or other arrangements agreed to by the landlord and tenant.

The ordinance also requires that a repayment plan must give a tenant at least two months to re-pay each month of missed rent, but the landlord and tenant can agree to more time if they choose. The ordinance also determines what kind of interest and fees a landlord can charge on missed rent, how a tenant can show the landlord proof of a COVID-19 Impact, and what happens if the landlord and tenant decide to use the security deposit.

The ordinance does not require that the landlord and tenant reach an agreement, but that they make a good faith effort to do so. If a landlord does not use good faith to try and work out an arrangement with the tenant, but files an eviction case anyway, the court must dismiss the eviction case.

For more information on conflict resolution, contact the Center for Conflict Resolution at cm@ccrchicago.org or 312-922-6464, ext. 22.

 


 

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Urban Grower Collective Harvest 101 Workshops

Harvesting 101
Saturday, August 22nd, 10:00am-1:00pm
South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617
Instructors: Malcolm Evans & Kala Cuerington
This workshop is part of our Community Garden Series. It is free for UGC Community Garden Participants and $25.00 for everyone else.
Join UGC staff to learn how to properly harvest and post-harvest handle a variety of crops to encourage optimal plant growth. https://urbangrowerscollective.org/

 


 

Info Shared by Danielle Richards


 

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The 4th Annual Black Summer Olympic Competition
AVALON PARK 1215 E 83rd St, Chicago, IL 60619
 Hosted by Peace Makers WorldwideTracy Thomas
Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 6 PM
GET YOUR GYM SHOES AND YOUR JUMP ROPES READY!
IT BRINGS US GREAT PLEASURE TO ANNOUNCE
THAT THE 4TH ANNUAL BLACK SUMMER OLYMPICS
WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY AUGUST 15, 2020…WE
HOPE TO SEE YOU THIS YEAR!!

 


 

 

 


Info Shared by Obari Cartman

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2020 AT 3 PM – 10 PM

3YB HOUSE FEST 2020
Sweet Holy Spirit Missionary Baptist Church
3YB HOUSEFEST 2020
WHATS UP CHICAGO!
We are back for another exciting year of the music of our youth… HOUSE MUSIC! Join us as we celebrate 16 years of the party to end Chicago’s Summer outdoor season. We feature award winning DJ’s, a food and beer garden, vendors and more. Come enjoy 8 HOURS of non stop foot-stomping music. Portion of proceeds benefit local charities. See you Saturday Aug 22nd.
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The Rink

Hey skate family, as we seek to honor Nate’s legacy, please share this important information. Thank you!

Save The Date For Southeast Youth Alliance Rally August 23rd at the Zone


 

Join us for our Women’s Day 2020. Women walking humbly with God. Micah 6:8. Our very own Wanda Ravesloot is our Women’s Day Speaker. The color are white with a touch of pink. The service will stream virtually on Face Book Live, You Tube and our website.

 

We Support The CPD Walk
chicago (hegewisch)
Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 3 PM – 4 PM
chicago (hegewisch) Hosted by Hegewisch Backs The Blue

 

 


 

What do you imagine when you picture sustainable, healthy communities?
We imagine full bellies, cozy homes, clean drinking water, access to medicine and care, among other resources that create safe, loving communities.
However, the resources needed to achieve healthy communities are often allocated to whiter, richer neighborhoods at the expense of low-income and people of color. How, then, can we imagine a system that functions with equity at its core that upholds the dignity and health of everyone?
Join us and SOUL – Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation on Aug. 24 at 7pm as we envision what healthy communities can look like beyond policing. Rev. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ, will be facilitating a conversation with panelists who are faith leaders, public health experts, social justice advocates, and food justice organizers to discuss how we can build a world where community safety and health is prioritized.
Join us at: https://www.faithinplaceaction.org/reimagining-community-health

 


 

7th Annual South Side Pitch

Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship
Aug 13 at 5 PM – Aug 25 at 12:30 AM
Are you a South Side business owner? Are you interested in winning $8,000? Has your business added value to your life, the life of your family, a community, or an industry? Then apply for the 7th annual South Side Pitch virtual competition.
Apply by August 24th at: https://southsidepitch.com/apply/
South Side Pitch is a business pitch competition that showcases some of the South Side’s most promising businesses. This year, we will be highlighting established businesses that showcase the way business can add value to the lives of individuals, communities, and neighborhoods. We are looking for businesses that showcase the power of entrepreneurship. Finalists will be chosen to pitch their business virtually in front of expert judges and the Chicago community on Thursday, November 5.

South Side Pitch is hosted by the

Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship

at the University of Chicago Law School.


 

 

Info Shared by South Chicago Network Alliance

 


 

SAVE THE DATE:Tuesday, August 25th is #FrankieKnucklesDay!https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1186178951761404


 

 

Business Plan, Business Start-up/Pre planning, Managing a Business 8/25


 

 


 

Ald. Leslie A. Hairston invites you to join a virtual 5th Ward monthly meeting for residents
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
6 p.m.
Attendees must register below:

 


 

 

 


 


 

 


Chicago Board of Education meetings Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 10:30 AM
Advance registration for speakers and observers opens Aug 24, 2020 at 10:30 AM
Board meetings are held monthly on the fourth Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise noted. Members of the public are welcome.
https://www.cpsboe.org/


 

Facebook Announces Virtual Events to Share Information about Internship Program
Facebook is excited to announce that the company will be hosting two virtual events at the end of this summer to encourage students to apply to an early technical internship program at Facebook called Facebook University for Engineers (FBU).
The virtual events are Facebook University Gear Up Part 1 & Part 2. This two-day program is intended for rising college freshmen and sophomores (high school 2019 and 2020 grads) who are interested in learning about careers and internships in computer science or engineering at Facebook. During the event, students will hear from Facebook Recruiters and Engineers about internship application requirements and college readiness. More details below.
Facebook University Gear Up details:
Part 1: Recruiting: Application Requirements & Tips for Standing Out
Wednesday, August 26th @ 12pm PST
Part 2: Engineering: Facebook Engineering Panel Q&A
Tuesday, September 22nd @ 12pm PST
Registration is required via the SplashThat page linked here which also includes more details about the events. Once registered, more information will be sent out via email leading up to the events.

 


 

Greetings:
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will open grant applications for the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund on Monday, Sept. 14.
Entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business on the South, West and Southwest side can find more information to prepare their application on the program’s website at www.neighborhoodopportunityfund.com/apply.
Applications are due Friday, Nov. 6.
DPD will host two informational webinars next week to help applicants prepare for the application process, one in English and one in Spanish. Registration information is below.
Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Info Session (Spanish)
3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug 26Register on Zoom
Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Info Session (English)
12:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27Register on Zoom
The events will also be broadcast on DPD’s YouTube page, however, advance registration on Zoom is recommended.
As always, questions can be directed to NOF@cityofchicago.org.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Info Shared by ONT:
amilies safety a priority at East Side Little League. After reviewing guidelines from the Illinois Department of Health and Little League Corporation, we will be having a season this year with a tentative start day of July 1,2020.

 

Don’t forget! Hispanicize #UnidosTogether Virtual Summit is fast approaching. REGISTER FREE for the largest virtual gathering of Latinx influencers, content creators, entrepreneurs and media and entertainment innovators. Get your FREE tickets at Hispanicize.com



Lunch & Learn: Senior Citizen Wellness Checks
Hosted by University CoWork
July 1 at 12 PM – 1 PM
Online Event
https://seniorcitizenwellness.eventbrite.com/

 


Are you interested in education? Join our SSCAC meeting 7/1/2020 @ 2:00 p.m. and become a member.of the South Shore Please Bring a friend https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81675626050?pwd=NThlTThXZ242VjVpMHAzdTY5NjIvQT09&fbclid=IwAR3vEten7I6TdHewmmiypp0EcoxJcFwOA4MxDoytiw0AwjwlycLb5WVF-fQ#success

 


 


Wednesday, 7/1 at 3:00 PM Webinar
City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

Presented by the City of Chicago
To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight on how to operate safely, stay compliant, help prepare for inspections and highlight the do’s and don’ts of operating a business.
Register for the Wednesday, 7/1 Webinar

 

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Senator Elgie R. Sims, Jr. Caucus Foundation to learn about how our #R3 grant program is creating opportunities for Illinoisans across the state and helping those most impacted by the War on Drugs.


MMC Summer Singing Celebration: July 3, 2020
 Hosted by Music That Makes Community You are warmly invited to our MMC Summer Singing Celebration! Join us Friday, July 3, 2020 from 3:00- 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) to celebrate our Virtual Practice Groups and to sing songs of justice and peace from a variety of musical and spiritual traditions, celebrating new ways of singing and connecting via Zoom.
Feel free to drop in or stay the whole time!
Register here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvfuqorDIrEtCD_sRuMWS8qGjfr-28JpgE


Waiting on Time and platform


 

 

 

http://www.HandsAcrossChicago.com


 


Marvinetta Penn must call to reserve space


#HitTheHood Peace Caravan
Hosted by Increase The Peace My Block, My Hood, My City, Mr. Dad’s Father’s Club Friday, July 3rd at 9pm
2101 E 71st St, Chicago
Join us for our #HitTheHood Peace Caravan!✊🏽
Let’s all do our part to #IncreaseThePeace this weekend!
Bring your peace signs, shirts or flags, whatever you need to promote peace and love!
Please also bring gloves, hand sanitizer, and face masks to maintain the safety and well-being of everyone involved.
Please feel free to join us during any part of the peace caravan and, again, please wear your facemasks! 🙂
The parade will start on the corner of 71st and Jefrrey at 2101 E 71st Street at 9pm and end at the Discount Mall parking lot on 26th Street and Albany.
This is our preliminary march route:
Starting Point: 71st & Jeffrey (2101 E 71st)
• W on 71st to Stony Island
• S on Stony Island to 95th
• W on 95th to King Drive
• S on King Drive to 111th
• W on 111th to Halsted
• N on Halsted to 47th
• W on 47th to California
• N on California to Jackson
• W on Jackson to Cicero
• S on Cicero to 26th Street
• E on 26th Street
End Point: 26th and Albany (3115 W 26th St)
We will post Google Map shortly.
If you’re driving and you see us, honk your horn to show support!
Let’s get ahead of the violence and do our part to stop senseless killing. We want to look back on this weekend and see that we have the power to reduce gun violence… and we always have!

 


 

Info Shared by South Shore Works

 


Info Shared by Tyra Shange Owen: 

The #HitTheHood Peace Initiative is seeking volunteers to engage in positive, community-building activities this 4th of July weekend!

Volunteers are needed to plug-in across the city!

If you would like to volunteer this weekend, please click to register below—and then repost the link. #HitTheHood

Thank you for your time! We are looking for individuals and groups to plug into this weekend’s #HitTheHood events for peace in our communities. Please share your information with us to become apart of solution in your neighborhood!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YCOg7CxTiC1s35GxK1F9MmlwpP-rV303y37w5yMHBJ8/viewform?ts=5efad50e&fbclid=IwAR008tRb3fJrop39LcMqQMYOTbgUXILWFuj6SIYuRB10jvMnZZCl3MnBmcQ&edit_requested=true

 


 

We are open on the 4th of July so grab your mask and enjoy the delicious taste of Calumet Fisheries.

 



Info Shared by South Shore Works:
The Chicago Mayor’s Office recently announced Chicago’s new, reimagined Fourth of July events including a virtual House music festival, a virtual “Independence Day Salute” concert, and at-home Salsa dance parties. Presented by Grant Park Music Festival, Chosen Few Djs, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events with Chicago Park District.
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dca/provdrs/attractions_eventsandexhibitions/news/2020/june/fourth_july.html


The Black Hair Discussion: Discussing the Politics of Hair This is a Zoom Meeting to discuss the expression and politics behind black hair and black hair care. Black Hair Genius is a digital beauty supply store looking to reclaim black beauty! Join us for the discussion.

 


 

 


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Hosted by Bridges // Puentes: Justice Collective of the Southeast
The southeast is keeping the momentum going as we push for real policy changes to protect the lives of Black people locally, nationally, and globally.
Every other major city has seen some meaningful policy advancements that address the issues of systemic racism. Chicago has not.
This week we received two bits of bad news: CPD will remain in CPS, and General Iron’s permit has been approved, allowing them to relocate by George Washington High School.
Black lives, especially the lives of the youth, do not seem to matter very much to the city based on these decisions.
And so, Sunday, July 5th, we will ride. For Black lives and the right to breathe clean air.
So that the youth of this neighborhood are no longer funneled through the school-to-prison pipeline; so that they can live long, healthy lives with clean air and clean water.
All are welcome, all types of wheels are welcome. This is a family-friendly event, and we encourage everyone to bring a friend, and to bring music.
We will have stops planned along the way for those who want to join the ride as it passes through each neighborhood.
If you (or a friend) wish to join us but do not have a bike, reach out!
Feel free to join us just at the end (a park) for food, and the second part of our teach-in.
Exact route and rest-stop/join-in locations will be posted a couple days before the ride 😀
And of course, in case of rain, we will rain-check.
El sudeste va continuar a pelear por cambios reales para proteger las vidas de los negros a nivel local, nacional y global.
Las mayoría de ciudades grandes ya han aproabado leyes significativos que abordan los problemas del racismo sistémico. Chicago no. Aunque la gente de Chicago sigue en las calles protestando, los políticos siguen ignorando.
Esta semana recibimos dos malas noticias: nuestros hijos van a seguir yendo a escuelas con policias con múltiples denuncias de mal-uso-de-fuerza, y también que el permiso del General Iron ha sido aprobado. Esto significa que será reubicada cerca de la escuela George Washington, uno de los lugares más contaminados de nuestra comunidad.
Según estas decisiones, las vidas de los negros, especialmente las vidas de los jóvenes, no parecen importar mucho a la ciudad.
Entonces, el domingo 5 de julio, segimos en lucha para las vidas negras y el derecho de poder respirar aire limpio.
También peleamos para que la policía deje de patrullar a nuestros jóvenes en la escuela, y enfocarnos en apoyos académicos, sociales y emocionales para estudiantes, no la carcel. Luchamos para que puedan vivir vidas largas y saludables con aire y agua limpia.
Todxs son bienvenidxs, todos los tipos de ruedas son bienvenidos (patinetas/patines/scooters/etc). Este es un evento familiar, y alentamos a todos a traer un amigo y traer música.
Tendremos paradas planificadas en el camino para aquellos que quieran unirse durante el viaje a medida que pasa por cada vecindario.
Si usted (o un amigo) desea unirse a nosotros pero no tiene una bicicleta, ¡comuníquese!
Siéntase libre de unirse a nosotros justo al final (un parque) para comer, y la segunda parte de nuestra enseñanza.
La ubicación exacta de la ruta y la parada de descanso / reunión se publicarán un par de días antes del viaje!
Y, por supuesto, en caso de lluvia, revisaremos el evento.

 


another fantastic event with @brownbooksandpaintbrushes! with art, culture and free quality books in the hands of Black children.
we’ll be back at it again next weekend with our Interdependence Day Celebration, 7/5, 3:30pm, @Washington Park, near Dusable Museum


Art has long been our fundamental form of expression. In a time when listening to each other is more crucial than ever, artists have found themselves without the resources or a platform on which their expression relies and with no respite in sight.
The Chicago Artists Relief Fund was created by Chicago-area artists in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, supplying mini-grants to artists most affected by the quarantine.
Join us and an outstanding lineup of musicians on 0for a benefit concert to raise money so the fund can continue their mission to support our Chicago artists during these unprecedented times.
Help Artists, Help Art Heal Chicago
Full List of Artists below!
https://www.gofundme.com/f/chicago-artists-relief-fund
“The fund recognizes that government agencies, institutions, and non-profits do not or are not able to prioritize those whom inequity affects most on a daily basis, even outside times of crisis. As such, the Fund prioritizes artists who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Queer, Trans+, Non-Binary, and Disabled, but will endeavor to support as many Chicago artists as possible.”
Performances by
Alma
Chicago Soul Spectacular
Dance Loud Music
DiDa Ritz
Dixie Lynn Cartwright
Gerald Dowd
Glitter Moneyyy
LA Sharp
Max ZT
Roy Kinsey
Scuttlebuggs
Sizzy Rocket
Spacebones
Starbird and the Phoenix
Taylor Mallory
Tim Hanes
White Mystery

Info Shared by Eastside FBK

 


Info Shared by
Rashada Dawan


Chicago South East Side Coalition To Ban Petcoke‎General Iron – Charla Virtual – Virtual Townhall
Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Unate a este evento virtual para aprender mas de lo que nos espera si la ciudad permite que la trituradora se venga del norte de Chicago a nuestro vecindario y que podemos hacer para parar que eso pase. Join this virtual event to learn more about what the future holds for us if the City allows the northside metal shredder to come to our neighborhood and what we can do stop it. Facebook


MOBE Symposium
The live music industry has been estimated to lose up to $10B in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic with the industry’s largest sports and live entertainment providers cancelling their 2020 tours. What’s more, nearly 25% of independent owned music venues are expected to close permanently.
Please join us for #MOBEMondays on July 6th when we’ll discuss “The Return of Live Entertainment in this Pandemic Age” , moderated by Ken Rye, Hot Ice Entertainment Group, with panelists: Michael Dorf, City Winery; Staci Hallmon, BET Experiences Group; Leonardo Willis, EventWorldTV; Dr.Lonnie G. Wright, UNLV International Hospitality Training and Gabriella “GuitarGabby” Logan, Music Lawyer and Artist, Txlips Band, LLC.
Register at bit.ly/2LIQMGy
and you will be added to the MOBE Symposium directory of Black professionals and entrepreneurs in marketing, entertainment, music, sports, TV and film. #mobe #mobemondays #blackmusic #musicindustry #MULTICUTURALMARKETING #rollingout #betlive #covid_19 #liveentertainment #Liveentertainmentindustry #LiveEntertainmentNews #livemusic #indiemusicindustry #livemusic #livemusicvenue #livemusicians #livemusicscene #indiesoulmusicindustry #indiemusic #indiemusicartist #Indiemusicians #indiemusicblog #indiemusicfestival #indiemusicmag #IndieMusicBlogs #indiemusic101 #entertainmentlawyer #entertainmentlawyers #concerts #ConcertSeries #concertseason #promoter #promoters #promoterswanted #promoterlife #talentagency #blackmusicmonth #livenation


My girl Lyra reminded me today…

July 7th

Info Shared by Ibie Hart:
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is launching the first round of Business Interruption Grants (BIG) by providing $60 million to businesses experiencing losses or business interruption as a result of COVID-19 related closures. The BIG Program is available for up to 3,500 businesses that experienced a limited ability to operate due to COVID-19 related closures. DCEO will begin distributing funds to qualifying businesses in early July. The total program funding will amount to at least $540 million in grants for small businesses, $270 million of which has been set aside for childcare providers and is funded by the CARES Act.
In the first wave of grants, priority will be given to small businesses that have been heavily restricted or completely shut down during the pandemic. Additional priority will be given to businesses located in disproportionately impacted areas (DIAs), or low-income areas that have had high rates of COVID-19 cases. Businesses eligible for the program must have experienced extreme hardship, demonstrated by experiencing eligible costs or losses in excess of the grant amount since March 21.
Specifically, the program includes support for:
Businesses located in DIAs Where There Was Recent Property Damage from Civil Unrest – $20 million for businesses that are located in a subset of DIAs that have recently experienced significant property damage, providing 1,000 grants of $20,000 each
Bars and Restaurants – $20 million for bars and restaurants unable to offer outside service, providing 1,000 grants of up to $20,000
Barbershops and Salons – $10 million for barbershops and salons, providing 1,000 grants of $10,000 each
Gyms and Fitness Centers – $10 million for gyms and fitness centers that have lost significant revenue due to COVID-19, providing 500 grants of $20,000 each
Grant info here: https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/SmallBizAssistance/Pages/C19DisadvantagedBusGrants.aspx
Applications due by July 7, 2020
Webinars this week::
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 (Spanish) – Phase 4 Guidelines – Latinx businesses: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (CDT), please register HERE
Miércoles, 1 de julio de 2020 (Español) – Fase 4: Putas Para Fase 4 (seminario web): 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 (English) – Online with OMEE – ALL OMEE constituents (racial/ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veteran owned businesses: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 – Illinois NAACP Economic Development Update – Join the IL NAACP, IDPH Equity Task Force, and the IL Office of Minority Economic Empowerment for an update on resources and information available for Black businesses. Topics discussed – Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program, Phase IV Business Reopening Guidelines, and Childcare Restoration Grant.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 (Spanish) –Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG) webinar, Co-Hosted by: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (CDT)
Jueves, 2 de julio de 2020 (Español) – Programa de Subsidios por Interrupción Comercial (BIG por sus siglas) (seminario web), Co-Organizado con Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus: 10:00 am. – 11:00 a.m. (CDT)
Sign up for a webinar here: https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/aboutdceo/pages/minecoemp.aspx

 


Info Shared by 8th Ward Connection: ENTER BY JULY 7 FOR A CHANCE TO WIN! 🌱
www.chicagobungalow.org/garden-contest
Across the city, #ChicagoBungalow owners demonstrate their love for nature by beautifying their blocks with inspiring home gardens. For the 4th year in a row, the #BungalowGardenContest aims to celebrate the hard work of our members, and draw attention to how gardens not only enhance a home’s architecture, but can also promote a healthy ecosystem and uplift a community.
This year, for every eligible garden contest entry we receive, $25 will be donated to South and West Side Chicago community gardens.

 


Info Shared by State Rep Kam: pplications for Pandemic Emergency Food Benefits (P-EBT) are still open until July 15th to receive food assistance to cover the period of mid-March through June 7th and there is no time limit to spend the funds. This is a resource for any family who qualifies for free or reduced school meals who do not currently receive SNAP benefits (aka LINK card or food stamps). As long as eligible families apply by July 15th, money will be loaded onto the SNAP benefits card as far back as mid-March through June 7th Info Shared by State Rep Khttps://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=124142&utm_source=State+Representative+Lindsey+LaPointe&utm_campaign=62e8e7c445-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_02_19_06_36_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b13b516377-62e8e7c445-328834109am

 


 

Hegewisch Times: n our June 15th edition, THT brought you the information on the EPA testing and cleanup at the local baseball fields. Here is some followup information shared by the EPA with the paper. Hegewisch Little League remediation will begin July 7, 2020. Hegewisch Babe Ruth is awaiting the results of the U.S. EPA soil testing.


Info Shared by Hegewisch Times


Info Shared by South Shore Chambers Inc.
Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG)
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is launching the first round of Business Interruption Grants (BIG) by providing $60 million to businesses experiencing losses or business interruption as a result of COVID-19 related closures. The BIG Program is available for up to 3,500 businesses that experienced a limited ability to operate due to COVID-19 related closures. DCEO will begin distributing funds to qualifying businesses in early July. The total program funding will amount to at least $540 million in grants for small businesses, $270 million of which has been set aside for childcare providers and is funded by the CARES Act.
In the first wave of grants, priority will be given to small businesses that have been heavily restricted or completely shut down during the pandemic. Additional priority will be given to businesses located in disproportionately impacted areas (DIAs), or low-income areas that have had high rates of COVID-19 cases. Bars and restaurants, barbershops and salons, and fitness centers that are not located in DIAs are also eligible. Businesses eligible for the program must have experienced extreme hardship, demonstrated by experiencing eligible costs or losses in excess of the grant amount since March.
WHEN AND WHERE TO APPLY: DCEO will accept applications from June 26th until 5:00pm on July 7th. The application submission portal will be posted on this webpage. Until the 26th, DCEO is posting the application questions and required documents for businesses and business support organizations to read, review and prepare. *While a portion of funds are reserved for businesses located in DIAs, the following business types in non-DIA locations are also eligible to apply for assistance: bars and restaurants; barbershops and salons; gyms and fitness centers.
https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/SmallBizAssistance/Pages/C19DisadvantagedBusGrants.aspx

 


 

#BLACKOUTDAY2020 CHICAGO: AGAINST POLICE KILLINGS & BRUTALITY
Jul 7 at 12 AM – Jul 8 at 12 AM
T.I. (A Call to Action) in prevention of police brutality against black and brown people of color!
Atlanta rapper, T.I. took to Instagram this past Friday to raise awareness for National Blackout Day starting 07/07/2020, in hopes to honor the lives of people of color, in order to demand justice and change in a peaceful manner.
“Together, we have 3.9 trillion dollars in economic spending power,” T.I. said, “That equates to 10,684,931,506.80 per day the next time a person of color gets murdered!” The movement will be called #BLACKOUTDAY2020! Let’s hit them where it really hurts; their pockets!
It’s simple:
DO NOT MAKE ANY PURCHASES 07/07/2020 of any kind! TAKE A PEACEFUL STAND AND PROTEST! #BLM FACEBOOK Event



“Financial Self-Defense”
Our Neighborhood Strategies Homeowner’s Toolkit webinar series continues with “Financial Self-Defense” on Wednesday, July 8th! You will hear from a HUD-certified housing professional on steps to take to reduce your housing costs, protect your credit, and improve your finances.
Learn about:
* Avoiding high-risk financial behavior
* Reducing housing and utility costs
* Energy efficient strategies to help you save money
Register today @ https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_n0e0lo3ZRz2r0Jk9UfNY2w

 


 


 


Facebook July 8th at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Join NDFA this Wednesday evening as we discuss the ins, the outs, the why’s and what-if’s, and the implications of the Illinois Fair Tax Amendment, with guests Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39th) and Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Executive Director Ralph Martirie. (And stick around for a Special Announcement!)


REMINDER
Webinar: Microsoft Outlook Basics
Key Points:
• Creating a new email message
• Adding an email signature to messages
• Adding an attachment to an email message
• Creating a calendar appointment
• Scheduling a meeting
• Creating a contact
Where?
Webinar
When?
July 9, 2020
10:30AM to 11:30AM
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XEz6DTZ_Vlfe5X1n-hiS7zwJTnlLegSdU6VO4olns40/viewform?edit_requested=true

 


Save the date and register now for Elevate Energy’s second virtual town hall discussion in the “Elevating Our Voices” summer series.
Our second virtual town hall focuses on “Our Workforce Community, Economics, and Our New Reality.”
In this conversation, we’ll provide current insights into Illinois’ economic conditions and discuss statewide financial relief programs accessible for nonprofit organizations, small businesses, landlords, and independent contractors.
As Illinois moves into phase four of its reopening plan, we’ll discuss what’s top of mind: “How do we recover and rebuild communities while focusing on environmental equity and justice?” Let’s support our workforce community that keeps our communities vibrant and strong.
Our town hall series will include meaningful dialogue from Elevate Energy staff, statewide community partners, and other relevant stakeholders designed to bring people actionable resources and next steps. These events are open to the public. Participation is free, but advance registration is requested.
Please bring your questions to share. Join us.
Date: July 9, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT
Register: https://bit.ly/3dQ03sk
#SupportingOurWorkforce #ElevatingOurVoices
Find out more information about Elevate Energy at https://www.elevateenergy.org.
Follow us on social media to receive updates about the next “Elevating Our Voices” town hall series.
Facebook: @ElevateEnergyNP
Twitter: @Elevate_Energy
LinkedIn: Elevate Energy


Latinos continue to be disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, representing nearly 33% of all cases in Illinois and 44% in Chicago.
With the re-opening of the state, it is imperative concerted efforts are made to inform policymakers, stakeholders, and the public of the current health, economic, and educational impact of COVID-19 on the Latino community.
Join us for this conversation!
Latino Policy Forum
The Puerto Rican Agenda


HLAI Noticias – Scholarships Deadline, CLE Inquiry & Gala Sponsor Highlight – http://eepurl.com/g8djZn

Join me and Alderwoman Jeanette B. Taylor tomorrow at 11am as we discuss rethinking public safety in Chicago on The Briefing by NowThis and The Appeal.

 


I am excited to announce that I’ve accepted to be Alliance of the Southeast – ASE newest Youth Organizer. There’s so much I’m looking forward to doing with the youth, especially mobilizing and empowering them to be involved in leading and shaping their communities. With this being said, I’d like to ask that everyone please share this opportunity to join ASE’s Youth Leadership Council, we will be meeting this July 10th Friday from 3-5 pm. We will also be providing summer money for those youth getting involved. So if you know any passionate or curious youth from the ages of 12-18 in the Southeast Side, I’d be more than happy to talk with them

 


Info Shared 10th Ward Fbk Chiquita: Registration info practice will start August 1st during registration we will be selling spirit wear hope to see everyone soon also birth certificates is not due at registration

 


Info Shared by South Shore Chambers Inc. The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is pleased to announce a new Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for architects as part of the technical assistance program for the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund.
The RFQ, issued by program administrator Somercor, seeks to create a list of qualified architects that Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant winners can use to achieve design excellence for their commercial and cultural projects located on the South, West and Southwest sides of Chicago.
Architects who would like to learn more and apply can visit the website and submit their application by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 10. Somercor will provide updates to grant winners on this new resource later this year.
Any questions or comments can be directed to nof@cityofchicago.org. Thank you for your continued interest in the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund. https://neighborhoodopportunityfund.com/#/?address=undefined


Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza: JOIN US FOR OUR VIRTUAL FACEBOOK EVENT…
Friday, July 10th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Though we can’t be together in person, our Relay community will still come together for a few hours to celebrate virtually. Relay is all about fighting back together – even if it looks a little different this year! We are excited to celebrate our Relay online!
Stay tune for more details!!!

We want you to be a part of the Relay show! We know this isn’t the Relay that you, or any of us here imagined. But we’re hopeful and excited that by moving Relay online, we can create an even bigger community and fight cancer together like never before.

Don’t forget to send us your “Why I Relay” photo or video and survivor photo to michelle.pruitt@cancer.org and/or purchase your luminaria bag online @ www.relayforlife.org/southeastil. Check your email for instructions on submission requirements.

 


Arts + Public Life invites you to grab a seat at our virtual table for Chop It Up, a monthly dinner series where we sit down with two notable practitioners–artists, designers, and entrepreneurs, to host an hour-long conversation. Over home-cooked meals or dinner ordered in from local favorites, practitioners will serve up aspects of their practice or craft while exploring the intersections of their work.
Just as a conversation around the dinner table can take unexpected turns, Chop It Up encourages featured guests to share a range of experiences–technical aspects of their profession, current preoccupations or trends in their industry, and personal anecdotes. Gather around our virtual table for 60 shared minutes of candid dinner conversation with practitioners Amanda Williams, artist, and Olalekan Jeyifous, artist.
Join our virtual table via Zoom:
https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/93156672529?pwd=Y0pteXZ2and2WHNkRHljSFBieUpFQT09
Password: 323209


Info Shared by Officer Davis and Danielle Richards:

 

 


 

JUL 11 AT 10 AM – JUL 12 AT 6 PM
Shop w/ Local Chicago Business Owners at Local Market


 

SDMCA Monthly Meeting and Tour
95th and Stony Island
Saturday, July 11, at  1 PM
Hosted by South Deering Manor Community Association
We are meeting at the Stony Island Plaza in front of DTLR at 1pm. We will be practicing social distancing at the opening and will proceed as a caravan on a tour of the neighborhood. You will receive an itinerary when you arrive.

 


Info Shared by RISE FBK:NEW TO THE VIRTUAL HIVE✨
“Make Your Own Vitamin C!”
Join us in making your own vitamin C right at home. Using simple kitchen foods and tools, you can create your own supplements for yourself and your family. Our brilliant facilitator Jacqueline will be guiding this workshop for the step by step process and to answer questions along the way!
WHEN: SATURDAY, JULY 11
TIME: 2PM (CENTRAL)
NEEDS: 1 orange, 1 onion, & 1 bulb of garlic. Also a coffee grinder or some type of food processor.
*LINK TO REGISTER: https://www.thehoneycombnetwork.com/virtual-hive-offerings/make-your-own-vitamin-c


Peace In Progress Summit at ABJ today 2pm 1818 E 71st St,

Peace In Progress Summit at ABJ today 2pm 1818 E 71st St,

 


News You Can Use

IMPORTANT NEWS…
The COVID-19 Testing conducted at Coles Elementary School will be extended through to July 12, 2020. Please share this information with Family, Friends, Your Neighbors and Network.


Sunday, July 12th at 3:00 to 4:30 Sunday at 3 PM – 4:30 PM
6099 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Public · Hosted by Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago
Join Muntu Dance Theatre this Sunday for an Exhilarating West African Dance Class With Idy Ciss! All Dance Levels Are Welcome!
Location: Outdoors at the Jackson Park Track/Football Field!
6099 S. Stoney Island Ave|Chicago|IL
Parking is on the street!
Please wear your Masks and be prepared to Socially Distance! Gyms Shoes, water, and a towel are recommended!
Price: $10 per person!
Please RSVP by Saturday at 7:00pm by sending your class payments through Venmo, Zelle/Quickpay, or Paypal.me! (Add your email address in the note section)
Venmo: @muntudancetheatre
Zelle: info@muntu.com
Paypal.me: PayPal.me/muntudance (copy the link and place in your browser)
There will be no live streaming for this class!
See You On The Field For A Great Time!!!

 


Gabriel Piemonte

 


Info Shared by Alderman Harris.

 




Info Shared by Pastor Scott Onque:
Please spread the word; happening on July 13th:

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Chicago Heat Wave and the 739 people who tragically died, watch Cooked: Survival by Zip Code—the award-winning documentary that investigates how racism and climate change led to the deaths of Chicago’s poor, elderly, and black residents.
PBS will be airing the program nationwide on all its stations. Find out more about showtimes or watch the film online.
Stay connected with the film by following them on Facebook, Twitter, and on their website. They regularly post updates about screening events and discussions with director, Judith Helfand.
Cooked: Survival by Zip Code | Our Films | Independent Lens | PBS In the summer of 1995, Chicago experienced an unthinkable disaster, when extremely high humidity and a layer of heat-retaining pollution drove the heat index up to more than 126 degrees. Cooked: Su…www.pbs.org

 


 

BELONGING AT WORK SUMMIT Let’s face it, the world of work has changed overnight. Living through the Great Pandemic has underscored why our workplace’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments matter now, more than ever before. It also leaves many of us struggling with the following questions: How can we build a sense of safety, trust, and belonging at work (both virtually and in-person)? What are ways we can serve as inclusive leaders in uncertain times? How can we keep our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments on track during a crisis? How do we radically include and give our most vulnerable stakeholders what they need? What are ways our organizations can disrupt white supremacy culture in our workplaces and communities? If you find yourself grappling with these big questions, and want to connect with other DEI leaders, visionaries, & change makers, join our 2020 Belonging Summit. Together, we will grow the #BelongingMovement, and you will gain a community, new skills, and the confidence to build a greater sense of belonging at work.
https://www.belongingatworksummit.com/?fbclid=IwAR1-TltMx00jiKJ61sH7v-CqpvNMPs4HlhJEvwIZ1m4dHUQQtzOCf8sI7Xw


 

Info Shared by Senator Peters: oin Access Living for a Virtual Town Hall to discuss The Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA), a bill that would create an alternative emergency response system for people who need help from professionals trained in mental/behavioral crises.
Register to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OQhsvwHDRUykzNfONdfF6g
Right now, the care of people experiencing these emergencies has been left to the police, who, being trained in law enforcement instead of mental health care, too often misunderstand the situation. Treating these emergencies like a law enforcement activity leads to exacerbation of the healthcare crisis, unnecessary lock-ups, and police killings.
Young adults of color with disabilities in Access Living’s organizing group Advance Your Leadership Power were the catalysts behind this bill in response to the death of young disabled people at the hands of police.
This Town Hall will feature people with disabilities, health professionals, state legislators and guests talking about why and how this bill will save lives and reduce incarceration rates in Illinois.
ASL interpretation and CART provided.
There will also be time for a Q&A at the end of the Town Hall. Due to the limitations of the Zoom webinar platform, questions submitted during the event via chat are not accessible to participants using screen readers. If you are interested in submitting a question to the panel, we encourage all attendees to do so in advance via this form on our website: https://www.accessliving.org/get-involved/emergency-response-alternatives-town-hall-question-submission/

 


Info Shared by Senator Sims Jr.


 

 

 

Join us on Tuesday, July 14th at 9am to learn about our new program.
Register and apply here: https://forms.gle/ckhHhVUZtNbC7nKQA

 


 


 


 

 


 


Peace In Progress Summit at ABJ  1818 E 71st St,


 


 

 

 

BELONGING AT WORK SUMMIT Let’s face it, the world of work has changed overnight. Living through the Great Pandemic has underscored why our workplace’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments matter now, more than ever before. It also leaves many of us struggling with the following questions: How can we build a sense of safety, trust, and belonging at work (both virtually and in-person)? What are ways we can serve as inclusive leaders in uncertain times? How can we keep our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments on track during a crisis? How do we radically include and give our most vulnerable stakeholders what they need? What are ways our organizations can disrupt white supremacy culture in our workplaces and communities? If you find yourself grappling with these big questions, and want to connect with other DEI leaders, visionaries, & change makers, join our 2020 Belonging Summit. Together, we will grow the #BelongingMovement, and you will gain a community, new skills, and the confidence to build a greater sense of belonging at work.
https://www.belongingatworksummit.com/?fbclid=IwAR1-TltMx00jiKJ61sH7v-CqpvNMPs4HlhJEvwIZ1m4dHUQQtzOCf8sI7Xw


 

 

Info Shared by Senator Sims Jr.


Info Shared by Southeast Chicago COVID Resource Collective

 

 


 

With no new COVID relief in sight, constituents ask: “Where’s Senator Durbin?”
***A July 31 deadline looms: Eviction moratoriums, weekly $600 unemployment boost to expire
***Tens of millions have NO HEALTH CARE during the pandemic
***Black and Latinx people CONTINUE TO FALL ILL AND DIE in outsized numbers
Senator Durbin is the Democratic Whip — the second most powerful Democratic Senator in America. He should be at the forefront of the fight for a People’s Bailout that centers racial justice and guarantees healthcare, housing and financial relief for people, not corporations.
Senator Durbin just doesn’t get it:
Instead of providing healthcare for everyone, Senator Durbin talks about increasing funding for corporate hospitals.
We’re on the verge of mass evictions when local moratoriums expire, but Senator Durbin has been silent on rent and mortgage relief.
And while a bloc of progressive Senators supports $2,000 a month for everyone for the duration of the pandemic, Senator Durbin has been also silent on more financial support for individuals.
In late May, we held a town hall with Representatives Jan Schakowky and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia about a “People’s Bailout” that would provide healthcare, housing and money for all, but Senator Durbin declined to attend. We offered to reschedule. We also asked for a private meeting. Senator Durbin never responded. Tickets actionnetwork.org


 

 


Join our @sistaafya new workshop series Movement Restoration facilitated by Ammie Kae, LSW @ammie_kakes .⁠
.⁠ Movement Restoration will explore shedding trauma responses we’ve developed as a result of state sanctioned violence in our lives and communities. We will work collaboratively to acknowledge coping mechanisms that promote healing, restoration and preservation of Black communities.⁠
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Workshop is on Tues. July 14th and July 21 @ 6:30 PM CT, Cost $15.⁠

RSVP at the link in our bio or www.sistaafya.com/services

 


 



Watch today’s Committee on Budget & Government Operations Meeting LIVE Wednesday July 15 @ 9 a.m. on Chicago cable channel 27 or stream @ cantv.org/live.


 

In partnership with the Cook County Assessor’s Office July 15, 2020. ———————————————- Homeowners can obtain information about the following topics and speak to a representative from the Assessor’s Office. –Assistance on how to file for missing exemptions through the Certificate of Error process –Understand your Assessment Notice and Property Tax Bill –Learn about the assessment appeal process and reasons why a homeowner might apply ———————————————— How to schedule: Online: www.cookcountyassessor.com/appt By Phone: (312)636-6720 Email: DStanley@cookcountyassessor.com Meeting Info: Appointments are a maximum 15 minutes

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Info Shared by State Rep  Lamont J. Robinson:Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment
Upcoming Events
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (English) – Online with OMEE – ALL OMEE constituents (racial/ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veteran owned businesses: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Register HERE 

 


https://iphcajobfair.vfairs.com/en/registration

Analyzing Trends Around Mental Health, Race, and COVID-19
https://grantspace.org/training/2020-07-15-analyzing-trends-around-mental-health-race-and-covid-19/?mc_cid=3f8c067d0c&mc_eid=ccac1b32a8

July 15th, The coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought attention to the inadequacies of the U.S. health care, education, and labor systems that adversely affect people of color. Join us to learn from a panel of experts about trends around mental health, race, and COVID-19. The presenters will also share strategies for addressing mental health issues at the individual, institutional, and sector levels, in addition to discussing the below questions:

How can nonprofit sector leaders address mental health issues from the individual, institutional, and sector levels?
How can organizations prepare in the mid- and short-term to address mental health issues?
What can the philanthropic sector do better to support mental health?
Is there an intersection between race and mental health?
Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

Soldier Field drive-in movies begin Wednesday with ‘Groundhog Day’

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bacp-small-business-e-expo-tickets-92990461975

How To Buy A Home For Less!
Online Event
by CHI Group at Compass Real Estate
Online Event
https://zoom.us/j/97671992579
Back by popular demand, our second buyer’s seminar coming up on the 16th!
: How to Buy A Home for Less Webinar! :
Now that we’re spending more time at home, it’s more important than ever to love where you live. As home prices continue to climb, learn the steps in finding deals, low downpayment financing and hiring a Realtor for free at our LIVE webinar.
Hosted by Stephany Oliveros and Davy Hwang of CHI Group at Compass.
*Receive $1000 closing cost credit on your purchase with Kyle Perks of Guaranteed Rate as your lender.
*Attendees will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win $100 Amazon eGift Card.
Topic: How to Buy A Home for Less
Time: Jul 16, 2020 05:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join us on Zoom!
In order to live the life you desire, you must set the vision for what you want!Join us for episode 3 of our series [via Instagram Live] and learn about helpful approaches to assist you in getting into alignment with the life you deserve — and how! Join the live by following co-hosts: Demenna Milord, LMHC Milord Therapy & Consulting Services, LLC Licensed Mental Health Counselor Anxiety & Fear Relief Coach Stephanie Ghoston Paul Cultivated Sense Host, Take Nothing When I Die Podcast Boundaries Coach

July 15th, The coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought attention to the inadequacies of the U.S. health care, education, and labor systems that adversely affect people of color. Join us to learn from a panel of experts about trends around mental health, race, and COVID-19. The presenters will also share strategies for addressing mental health issues at the individual, institutional, and sector levels, in addition to discussing the below questions:  

  • How can nonprofit sector leaders address mental health issues from the individual, institutional, and sector levels?
  • How can organizations prepare in the mid and shortterm to address mental health issues? 
  • What can the philanthropic sector do better to support mental health
  • Is there an intersection between race and mental health? 

Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza


 

Info Shared by Alderman Mitchell

 


Soldier Field drive-in movies begin Wednesday with ‘Groundhog Day’

 


 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bacp-small-business-e-expo-tickets-92990461975


 


 

 


 


How To Buy A Home For Less!
Online Event
by CHI Group at Compass Real Estate
Online Event
https://zoom.us/j/97671992579
Back by popular demand, our second buyer’s seminar coming up on the 16th!
: How to Buy A Home for Less Webinar! :
Now that we’re spending more time at home