Thursday, August 25, 2016

Genesis "Reminder" for August & September Events 2016

Please Post & Circulate - Genesis "Final Reminder" for August Events 2016
August 2016
Genesis Housing Development Corporation Presents:

“Homebuyer Education Training”
A HUD Approve Certificate Training – Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Dyett High-School for the Arts - 555 E. 51st Street, Chicago, IL 60615

Make Your Dreams A Reality By Registering Today:

“Financial Coaching & Wealth Building Training”
Enroll in our Two-Day Class
Part 1 - Saturday September 10, 2016 Part 2 - Saturday September 17, 2016
At the 7th District
Emanuel Chris Welch
State Representative Office
10055 Roosevelt Road, Suite D, Westchester, IL 60154 10:00am to 3:00pm

Pre-Register Today:

20 Years of Service!!!
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Hearsay's #PRitForward Grants

Deadline: September 12
These grants are designed to enable 501c3 nonprofits to get off the ground publicity-wise through pro bono public relations counsel. In addition to a PR strategy and access to a group of PR rock stars who will be serving as advisors, winners also may receive social media analysis, community engagement plans, event planning guidance, and more. The #PRitforward grants are designed for U.S. residents who are 15 years or older.

Allen Distinguished Educators DIY Grants

Deadline: September 5
K-12 teachers are encouraged to apply for grants (up to $1,000) to creatively adapt and implement Do-It-Yourself Guides developed by Allen Distinguished Educators. For teachers, by teachers - DIY Guides include project plans, how-to materials, and collaborative opportunities.

Sports Illustrated SportsKid of the Year

Deadline: September 12
The contest is open to all kids between the ages of 7 and 15. Contestants will be judged based on sports accomplishments, academic achievements, and community service. The winner receives: the cover of the December issue of SI Kids magazine, a trip to New York City to become honored at the SI Sportsman of the Year ceremony, and an awesome SKOTY jacket.

Watch the WE Day National Broadcast on ABC on 8/28

Watch the WE Day National Broadcast on ABC - featuring Charlize Theron, Selena Gomez, Seth Rogan, Big Sean, Kermit the Frog and members of Muppets, along with young people making a difference - and then take the WE Pledge. You'll be challenging yourself to make a difference in the world and $10 will be donated on your behalf. The WE Day special airs on August 28, 2016 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT on ABC.

August Congressional Recess is Great Time for Site Visits

Every August, the Afterschool Alliance encourages afterschool providers to think about inviting Members of Congress, who are back in their home districts for much of the month, to come visit programs. The Afterschool Alliance offers tools to help plan a site visit.

How to Help People Affected By Louisiana Floods and California Wildfires

Find Louisiana Flood Recovery volunteer opportunities and donation opportunities at
Find out how you can help the California wildfire response from California Volunteers.