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Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.
Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, January 26 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, January 27 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to begin as a tutor. Please register in advance. For more information, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process


    5207 S. Bishop St. Issued January 11, 2018 Comment

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13-year-old boy reported missing from Southwest Side

Tony Thompson, 13, was last seen Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, and is missing from the 5200 block of South Justine Street, according to Chicago police.

    13-year-old boy reported missing from Southwest Side
    A 13-year-old boy has been missing from the Back of the Yards neighborhood since last week, police said in a missing person alert Wednesday afternoon.

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

  • Windows to Writing

    Ms. Billingsley is asking for $309.71:
    My students need a classroom set of small whiteboards and a large white board easel to provide our students with more opportunities to incorporate writing and literacy skills into every part of their daily schedule.
    Learning & Wellness Center, Libby - Head Start Comment
  • Scientists of the Future!

    Mrs. Shirey is asking for $304.00:
    My students need supplies to supplement our science area such as a Light Panel, materials to explore light, an interactive microscope, and safety goggles.
    Learning & Wellness Center, Libby - Head Start Comment
  • Morning Messages

    Ms. Hill is asking for $511.74:
    My students need 1 easel for our classroom Morning Messages to enhance their Literacy and Leadership skills.
    Learning & Wellness Center, Libby - Head Start Comment

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5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

...grassroots organizations. It begins at 8:30 p.m. Friday at The Breathing Room space (1434 W. 51st St.). Tickets: $10-$20. eventbrite.com...

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...alternative skating option right across the street this week at the Chicago Athletic Association’s (12 S. Michigan Ave.) Mistletoes holiday skating party. This weekend, the hotel turns its historic gym space into a...

...literally and figuratively. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Circus Studio (2156 W. 18th Place), so stop by for a piece of the party. Tickets: $15. eventbrite.com...

    5 things to do in Chicago this weekend
    "The Nutcracker" is back, plus ice-skating alternatives and an exhibit from one of Chicago's favorite artists this weekend. Another Chicago Christmas tradition As is tradition, Chicago's world-renowned Joffrey Ballet will tackle "The Nutcracker" during another holiday season. This year, the company is bringing back the "Nutcracker" show that debuted last season, from Christopher Wheeldon, the 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Choreography.

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Save Ace Technical Charter High School

ACE Tech is outperforming three closest community schools, so why is CPS threatening to shut this school down?

Ace Technical Charter High School located at 5410 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60609 is the only charter in Chicago charged with preparing students for lucrative careers in the trades. Architecture, Construction and Engineering.

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Bronzeville Conservator

    CPS appointed board of directors is planning to close ACE Tech, because the school has been effective in preparing African American youth to become gainfully employed in Chicago's construction trades and racist construction trades unions....Where blacks in represent only 1.2 % of securing construction trade contracts in Chicago!

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43rd and Dameb

Anyone know what is to be done on 43rd and Damen lots of construction is going on ????

  • New food distribution warehouse, I believe it will be Marano's (not yo be confused with Mariano's).

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