A Haven for Domestic Violence Survivors

The scope of domestic violence is vast and often hidden behind closed doors, leaving victims feeling trapped with nowhere to turn.  But for Megan*, enough was enough.

The Gold Standard: Community-Driven Education in Auburn Gresham

Many residents of Auburn Gresham, a neighborhood of 35,000 located on Chicago’s South Side, face great academic and financial challenges. Though statistics are staggering, local stakeholders – including teachers, school administrators and parents – aren’t accepting the status quo. Instead, they’re fighting to ensure a better future for all who call Auburn Gresham home.

Uniting for Change in Evanston

A volunteer-based community event, Evanston Day of Caring brings together residents and corporate employees to complete projects at social service agencies across the neighborhood.

Celebrating Community At Auburn Gresham’s Renaissance Fest

Despite proximity, it can be difficult for us to connect with our friends and neighbors. That’s why residents of Chicago’s south side neighborhood of Auburn Gresham came together to celebrate their community and each other at the 79th Street Renaissance Festival.