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New City - Safe and Peaceful Communities

In May 2018 The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resouces, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages.

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  • STEAMing Toward Our Best Selves

    Mrs. Rudnicki Samson is asking for $869.98:
    My students need a makers space cart to help us STOP, COLLABORATE, and MAKE IT integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment

5 days ago

5 days ago

  • Everyone Deserves to Be Heard

    Mrs. Rudnicki Samson is asking for $300.71:
    I need a qball microphone to use as a talking piece to help teachers practice trust circles as we develop a schoolwide focus on mindfulness and school culture.
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment

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May 16

May 16

May 16

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Flexible Seating!

    Mrs. C. is asking for $1401.32:
    My students need more choices and control over their lives. Laptop desk, bean bags, cushions, tables will assist in helping them feel more comfortable.
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment
  • Help Us Make Lasting Memories in Pre-K

    Ms. C. is asking for $311.12:
    My students need pillow cases, multicolored stamps, shrinky dink paper, and tee shirt transfer paper.
    Agustin Lara Elementary Academy Comment

May 15

May 14

May 14

  • Ambiance Is Everything

    Mrs. Rudnicki Samson is asking for $186.06:
    My students need fluorescent light filters and lap desks to create a more welcoming classroom environment.
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment

May 13

  • Our Favorite Author Is Dav Pilkey

    Mrs. Rudnicki Samson is asking for $211.39:
    My students need some of their favorite Dav Pilkey books. My most reluctant readers have voted Dav Pilkey as their favorite and I cannot keep them on the shelf.
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment

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May 09

May 08

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    TEMPORARY WIRING FOR CARNIVAL RIDES ONLY ASSOCIATED WITH ALL AROUND AMUSEMENT AT EVENT TAKING PLACE AT 1751 W. 47TH STREET, JUNE 8 THROUGH JUNE 1ST, 2018.

    1751 W. 47th St. Issued May 6, 2018 Comment

May 07

May 07

  • I Survived For My Survivors

    Mrs. Rudnicki Samson is asking for $290.41:
    My students need more of their favorite book series “I survived” and light filters to create a better reading atmosphere.
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment

May 05

May 04

  • Ready For Success!

    Ms. Fuentes is asking for $1097.35:
    My students need backpacks and school supplies to be prepared for school.
    Agustin Lara Elementary Academy Comment

May 03

May 03

  • Help Us Learn To Spell!

    Ms. C. is asking for $296.54:
    My students need magnets letters, magnetic boards, magnetic, mounting tape, and craft adhesive.
    Agustin Lara Elementary Academy Comment

May 01

Apr 30

Security Company Releases Statement on Holy Name Burglary

Calderon, of the 4700 block of South Damen Avenue, and Patterson, of the 600 block of East 87th Place, were each charged with one felony count of burglary of a place of worship, according to police.

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Calderon, of the 4700 block of South Damen Avenue, and Patterson, of the 600 block of East 87th Place, were each charged with one felony count of burglary of a place of worship, according to police.

Authorities said both men worked for Monterrey and entered the church, located in the 700 block of North Wabash Avenue on Chicago's Near North Side, using a key. While inside, they took somewhere between $80,000 and $100,000 in cash from a safe, according to Chicago police.

    Security Company Releases Statement on Holy Name Burglary
    The security company that employed two guards charged with burglarizing Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral released a statement Monday, saying the company was "greatly saddened" by the incident. "This is the first time in our 18 year history that a former employee has been arrested for such an incident, which we take very seriously," Chicago-based Monterrey Security said in a statement.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Apr 30

2 security guards charged with stealing up to $100,000 in collections from Holy Name Cathedral

Patterson, of the 600 block of East 87th Place, and Calderon, of the 4700 block of South Damen Avenue, are scheduled to appear for a bond hearing Monday afternoon at the Leighton Criminal Court building.

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Patterson, of the 600 block of East 87th Place, and Calderon, of the 4700 block of South Damen Avenue, are scheduled to appear for a bond hearing Monday afternoon at the Leighton Criminal Court building.

    2 security guards arrested in Holy Name collections theft
    Two former security guards at Holy Name Cathedral have been charged with burglarizing the historic church and making off with as much as $100,000, authorities said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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