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Join Us for the Launch of Nonprofit Utopia on Facebook Live

What if you could be a part of a community where you can get your questions answered, from the comfort of your own office, by people who have been there, done that?

We are building Nonprofit Utopia, the ideal community for emerging nonprofit leaders. We have created a safe environment in which our members can innovate, speak candidly about the issues and concerns they face on a daily basis, and share ideas and resources.
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What if you could be a part of a community where you can get your questions answered, from the comfort of your own office, by people who have been there, done that?

We are building Nonprofit Utopia, the ideal community for emerging nonprofit leaders. We have created a safe environment in which our members can innovate, speak candidly about the issues and concerns they face on a daily basis, and share ideas and resources.
Join us for the formal launch of Nonprofit Utopia, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. We will show you around the site and show you how to make the most of your membership. You will have an opportunity to meet Nonprofit Utopia members in person, and share ideas about how we can collectively bring the online community to its highest and best use. Click onto the link for further information. What if you could be a part of a community where you can get your questions answered, from the comfort of your own office, by people who have been there, done that?

We are building Nonprofit Utopia, the ideal community for emerging nonprofit leaders. We have created a safe environment in which our members can innovate, speak candidly about the issues and concerns they face on a daily basis, and share ideas and resources.

Join us for the formal launch of Nonprofit Utopia, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. We will show you around the site and show you how to make the most of your membership. You will have an opportunity to meet Nonprofit Utopia members in person, and share ideas about how we can collectively bring the online community to its highest and best use.

https://mailchi.mp/58339aa67fdb/join-us-for-the-launch-of-nonprofit-utopia-on-facebook-live?e=c468a13b44

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3 days ago

'Unacceptable and frustrating': Chicago sees most violent weekend of the year

Three men and a woman were standing on the street in the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when a gunman walked up and began firing, police said. Their conditions ranged from critical to good.

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The worst attack occurred as the weekend was winding down. Two cars circled a block where a party was being held in the 1300 block of South Loomis Street in University Village on the Near West Side and then at least two people opened fire.

    'Unacceptable and frustrating': Chicago sees most violent weekend of the year
    The weekend began with seven people shot in just an hour on the South Side. It ended with 10 people shot in two attacks on the West Side. By Monday morning, at least 56 people had been hit by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

4 days ago

4 shot, injured in Little Village

The shootings happened Sunday night near Sacramento and Cermak.

2956-2991 W. Cermak Rd.

    4 shot, injured in Little Village
    CHICAGO -- Four people were shot and wounded in the city's Little Village neighborhood. The shootings happened Sunday night near Sacramento and Cermak. The victims were outside when someone came by and shot them. Three men and one woman were shot. One of the men is a known gang member.
    http://wgntv.com

4 days ago

4 wounded in Little Village shooting

...in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday night.Police said the victims were standing in the 2200-block of South Sacramento Avenue at about 9:27 p.m. when a gunman approached on foot and fired shots...

    4 wounded in Little Village shooting
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Four people were shot on the street in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday night. Police said the victims were standing in the 2200-block of South Sacramento Avenue at about 9:27 p.m. when a gunman approached on foot and fired shots.
    http://abc7chicago.com

4 days ago

4 injured in quadruple shooting among 8 shot: 'Every night, it’s the same stuff'

They watched police shine flashlights across the sidewalk, and place evidence markers near shell casings. The children caught Annette Hernandez’s eye as she walked by the scene in the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue.

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The man was standing on the sidewalk in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue when someone approached him and fired shots. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The teens, 17 and 18, were walking toward the train in the 8700 block of South State Street about 4:20 p.m. when they heard gunshots and realized they were hit, police said.

A 41-year-old man was shot in the shoulder around 11 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was on the sidewalk with a group of people in the 1000 block of North Drake Avenue when someone approached and fired shots. He was taken to Stroger Hospital.

A 16-year-old boy was standing in a vacant lot in the 800 block of South California Avenue in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood when someone fired at him, grazing him in the leg around 11:50 p.m. He was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

    2 teens injured in South Side shooting
    Two male teenagers were injured in a shooting in the South Side's West Chatham neighborhood on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The teens, 17 and 18, were walking toward the train in the 8700 block of South State Street about 4:20 p.m. when they heard gunshots and realized they were hit, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Workshop: Playing with Rescued Dogs

This summer, help children learn to enjoy dogs, treat animals kind, and approach dogs safely! Attend a small one on one workshop for children and adults to understand dogs better at Urban Art Retreat garden. Meet our friendly rescued dogs and have fun! Play in the garden, teach the dogs commands, feed them doggie biscuits, and wade in the pool! contact@urbanartretreat.com Register for a day that you can make it to a free workshop!

5 days ago

Safe Space Field Trip to Urban Art Retreat

Summer Days in the garden and the art studio at Urban Art Retreat & the Peace Park are FREE opportunities for safe & facilitated afternoons in North Lawndale for youth & adults. Our organization provides guided afternoons between 1-4p.m. Activities take place at 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. and at 2101 S. Spaulding Ave. across the street.

Mostly Saturday/Monday/Wednesday afternoons we will include picking up litter in the area followed by a snack, then a hands-on project (carpentry or cement or...

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Summer Days in the garden and the art studio at Urban Art Retreat & the Peace Park are FREE opportunities for safe & facilitated afternoons in North Lawndale for youth & adults. Our organization provides guided afternoons between 1-4p.m. Activities take place at 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. and at 2101 S. Spaulding Ave. across the street.

Mostly Saturday/Monday/Wednesday afternoons we will include picking up litter in the area followed by a snack, then a hands-on project (carpentry or cement or mural art). Also, some gardening & an art project. We will water plants & paint!
Let us know when you would like to visit.

Your group can make an appointment for a Field Trip to visit our site for a Summer Day at Urban Art Retreat. Send us an email at contact@urbanartretreat.com

Jun 15

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO 3 STORY MASONRY, MIXED USE BLDG WITH BSMT, 1ST FL RETAIL, & 2 DU'S ABOVE, TO INCLUDE MECH, ELECT, & PLUMBING PER PLANS. REPLACEMENT OF 2ND & 3RD STORY FRAME OPEN REAR PORCH. RELOCATE EXISTING METAL FIRE ESCAPE FROM THE NORTH ELEVATION OF THE REAR 1 STORY PORTION OF THE BLDG TO THE EAST ELEVATION.

    3022 W. Cermak Rd. Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

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Lost! #Chicago #IL #Lawndale (Cermak & Albany...

Lost! #Chicago #IL #Lawndale (Cermak & Albany) Sunny - Female Pomeranian. White/Tan. Call 773-803-9255. Friendly. Cook County. 60623. Missing 06/06/2018. To see Sunny’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2383930 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2383930

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    Lost! #Chicago #IL #Lawndale (Cermak & Albany) Sunny - Female Pomeranian. White/Tan. Call 773-803-9255. Friendly. Cook County. 60623. Missing 06/06/2018. To see Sunny's location on the Helping Lost...
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