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Become A Community Organizer

For six weeks, Fellows learn from experienced organizers and trainers through weekly online trainings. Fellows get a deep dive into the theory of change behind community organizing, then, when possible, work side-by-side with experienced community organizers where they live.

Throughout the program, Fellows are challenged to build community relationships, develop fundamental organizing skills, and explore their leadership potential.

OFA supporters are change-makers. We're bold. We speak out for progress. And we fight for change by getting organized. Right now, we...

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For six weeks, Fellows learn from experienced organizers and trainers through weekly online trainings. Fellows get a deep dive into the theory of change behind community organizing, then, when possible, work side-by-side with experienced community organizers where they live.

Throughout the program, Fellows are challenged to build community relationships, develop fundamental organizing skills, and explore their leadership potential.

OFA supporters are change-makers. We're bold. We speak out for progress. And we fight for change by getting organized. Right now, we need folks like you—smart, passionate people—more than ever. The Fellowship equips new organizers with the tools and training to bring people together to address root challenges facing local communities.

What you’ll do as a Community Engagement Fellow:

Participate in a Fellows orientation
Attend online training every Wednesday at 7:30pm CT from 3/28 to 5/2
Complete weekly assignments after each online training
Application process and timeline:

Application deadline: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Acceptance will occur on a rolling basis
Program orientation training: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Feb 07

Aurora school closes for rest of week due to flu outbreak

Parents were notified Tuesday night that the school, at 720 Kensington Place, would be closed through Friday. After-school activities, such as sports and band, were also canceled.

    Aurora school closes for rest of week due to flu outbreak
    Holy Angels Catholic School in Aurora is closed for the remainder of the week due to an outbreak of the flu, school officials announced. According to school officials, 26 percent of the students were out with the flu and more children were getting sick.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Jan 24

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    FIRE DAMAGE REPAIRS INCLUDING REPLACE PLUMBING FIXTURES AND WINDOW REPLACEMENT IN SAME LOCATION- (NO ALTERATIONS) (NO HVAC WORK UNDER THIS PERMIT) (NO STRUCTURAL WORK)- ELECTRICAL MUST BE PULLED UNDER SEPARATE PERMIT- ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING; SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS

    11353 S. Langley Ave. Issued January 19, 2018 Comment

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