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2nd of May 2017

Internationally Recognized Garden Designer Piet Oudolf Selected to Revive Historic Jens Jensen Formal Garden in Humboldt Park

The Chicago Park District, Chicago Parks Foundation, and the Garden Conservancy are pleased to announce that internationally recognized garden designer Piet Oudolf will design a new planting plan for Humboldt Park’s historic Jens Jensen Formal Garden. Oudolf is familiar with Chicago as he recently designed the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park. “We are thrilled to […]


27th of April 2017

Community Spotlight – Get Involved

Making an impact for the better in your community can be a rewarding feeling. Countless organizaitons are able to sustain their mission from the helping hands of community members. From food pantries, local soup kitchens, humane societies, and more; your involvment can help your community in a major way. Becoming passionate for a cause in […]


26th of April 2017

Chase held first McTeacher’s Night at the Chicago McDonald’s on Western Ave.

Chase held their first McTeacher’s Night at the Chicago McDonald’s on Western Ave. on Tuesday, April 25.  A McTeacher’s Night is organized to help raise money for local schools by having teachers work at McDonald’s and then giving a percentage of the night’s sales to the local school. On Tuesday, the restaurant was taken over by teachers […]


21st of April 2017

4 Steps 2 College

JP Paulus, President of Do-Gooder Consulting, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, April 24, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Nonprofit “U” is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and […]


14th of April 2017

ACCESS calls for participants in 10th Annual Pin-A-Sister™/Examinate Comadre™

ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK INVITES CHURCH AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO SPREAD BREAST CANCER AWARENESS TO WOMEN OF COLOR Did you know that more African-American and Hispanic women die from breast cancer than white women, even though more white women are diagnosed with the disease? Pin-A-Sister™/Examínate Comadre™, an initiative by Access Community Health Network (ACCESS), is a […]


12th of April 2017

After School Matters Summer Applications Now Open

After School Matters® is now accepting teen applications for its summer 2017 program session. More than 600 programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology will be offered at more than 60 Chicago public high schools, as well as Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library and community organization locations throughout the city, and downtown […]


7th of April 2017

ComEd’s CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates

ComEd has brought together 31 construction industry companies, two local utilities, and seven social service agencies to help increase job opportunities for minorities in neighborhoods throughout Chicago and Northern Illinois. This week the CONSTRUCT partners kicked off the 2017 class of 90 participants who will go through the 9-week job training program that provides training […]


6th of April 2017

Chicago Teens from Humboldt Park & West Side Explore Career Paths and Tour DeVry University

Chicago teens and middle school students from the south and west sides of the city including Englewood, North Lawndale and Humboldt Park attended a free one-day Leadership Institute at the DeVry University, part of DeVry Education Group, a global provider of educational services, on April 1st. Over 40 girls were able to take a campus […]


5th of April 2017

Bridges to Careers: Computer User Support Training Program!

The Center for Changing Lives (CCL) is currently accepting applications for a free Computer User Support Training Program, designed to assist students looking to increase their financial capacity and begin or advance their career in the field of Information Technology as a Computer User Support Technician or Help Desk Associate. Current Cohort 3 Bridge participants […]


3rd of April 2017

Follow dog rules to keep Humboldt Park safe and avoid fines

Reminder to all Humboldt Park patrons: A City of Chicago ordinance requires dogs to be on leashes in public areas for the protection of fellow residents, as well as the dogs themselves. Failure to keep your dogs leashed or to clean up their waste can make the park less safe for all patrons, and violators will […]