Monday, September 14, 2015

House & Shred Day; Events in the 34th District; GrantOpportunity

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8th Ward Back to School Parade& Jamboree

8th Ward Alderman Michelle Harris hosts the 24th Annual 8th Ward Back to School Parade & Jamboree. It will take place Saturday, September 12, 2015. Parade will begin at the 8th Ward Office, 8539 S. Cottage Grove Ave. at 10:00 a.m. It will then proceed down 87th Street, and culminate at Jesse Owens Park.
This will be an absolutely amazing event with many community organizations& partners in attendance to enjoy a day of fun! Book bags will be given away for students (while supplies last).
For more information please contact Alderman Michelle Harris office at 773-874-3300.

South Side Soul Festival

The Southeast Chicago Chamber, SSA #50, and the Southeast Chicago Development Corporation presents the South Side Side Soul Festival!

The festival is Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm located at 87th & Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL.

This event is FREE and open to the public!!

Be on hand for amazing giveaways, great food vendors and all day entertainment.

The entertainment is headlined by Kindred the Family Soul along with local acts including Aniba Hotep & the Soul Collective, Noah the Genius, Erthe St. James, V. Holmes "Tribute to Motwon", and The Javon Watson Experience Band. It's hosted by radio personality Ramonski Luv.
For more information please contact the Southeast Chamber of Chicago at or (773) 734-0626

Join State Representative Elgie R. Sims, Jr. along with State Senator Donne E. Trotter and Cook County Stanley Moore for the annual Community Shred Day and Open House!
Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 8658 S. Cottage Grove, Suite 404, Chicago, IL 60619.
Help protect yourself from identity theft by safely disposing of documents. Flu shots available. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at our office at (773) 783-8800.

The Chicago Violence Reduction Solution Summit

The Human Capital Experts are proud to bring The Chicago Violence Reduction Solution Summit to Chicago for the first time. The Chicago Violence Reduction Solution Summit will provide proven solutions to reducing violent crime and repeat offending amongst the minority youth population between the ages of 14-17.

The summit will take place at Corliss High School, 821 E 103rd St in Chicago on September 19th from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. It will be featuring:
  1. Diane Latiker, Founder, Kids off the Block
  2. Robert Renteria, Founder, Barrio to the Boardroom
  3. Hon. Adam Clayton Powell, IV; Government Affairs Consultant
  4. Craig Hodges, Ret. NBA Player for the Chicago Bulls
  5. Barry Draper, President & CEO, Connectivity Resources, Inc.
  6. Chris Denson, Outreach Coordinator, Parent Power Chicago
"When you give a person a job you give them a purpose to stay out of trouble and a goal to work toward. Our young people need this especially during these hard times," said Diane Latiker, founder and director of non-profit Kids Off The Block.
"Don't let where you came from dictate who you are, but let it be part of who you become." - Robert Renteria, cover, From the Barrio to the Board Room
"I was taught during the civil-rights era to talk up for what's being right. Stand up, be dignified." - Craig Hodges

This is the first event of a series that will share successful violence reduction strategies, provide ongoing support, and follow up all with technology.

For more information please contact
Human Capital Experts

Community Gang Awareness and Education Course I
Join the office of Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and the Chicago Police Department for Community Gang Education and Awareness Course!
This four-week course is designed to inform you about gang issues in the 6th police district.
The course is on Wednesday evenings in the month of October (7, 14, 21, 28). It will be at Urban Partnership Bank located 7801 S. State, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL. from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.
Attendance is required at each class. Must be at least 21 years old to be admitted. Limited space available. You must RSVP by Monday, September 28, 2015 by calling (773)783-5100.
State Representative Elgie Sims
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." -Albert Einstein

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