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Monday, November 23, 2009

On behalf of Commander Keith Calloway and the entire 007th District Office

Operation Rainbow Push will be issuing turkeys to families for the Christmas Holiday. In order to receive the turkey, the individual must go to PUSH headquarters(950 E. 50th Street - 773-373-3366) to register to receive the turkey. Registration begins NOVEMBER 30, 2009. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.(bring some form of state ID). On Saturday, December 5, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., the person can pick up their turkey at OPERATION PUSH after the Saturday morning broadcast program.


To help address the issue of gun violence, UCAN will host it’s
Second Annual Urban/Suburban Youth Summit on Gun Violence
on December 5, 2009 from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
at George Westinghouse College Prep High School,

3223 W. Franklin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60624.



The Summit will unite youth, community leaders, policy makers, and advocates in a solution-focused agenda to improve the public’s understanding about the effects of gun violence, to engage community support in reducing gun violence, and to educate on the issues critical to America’s youth. The main goal of the Summit is to foster youth civic activism and leadership, with youth attendees identifying the most significant issues pertaining to their age groups on gun violence and working with community and business leaders to identify and implement solutions and strategies to end gun violence.



Register your group:



Chevelle Bailey

312 738 5913

bailec@ucanchicago.org



If somebody knows a family or somebody that needs a warm meal for thanksgiving this is the place to send them for thanksgiving. If anybody will like to volunteer to serve you could contact me at 773-890-0555 ext 266 my Name is Gustavo Arellano

You are invited to

Thanksgiving Day Lunch

St Pius Basement

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Start Serving 12:30pm



Gustavo Arellano

Income Support Specialist

Instituto Del Pregreso Latino

773-890-0055 ext 266



Good Afternoon,



I am reaching out on behalf of the Housing and Public Safety Task Force. We are planning a Conference for Monday, December 7th and I would like your attendance to talk about Public Safety in the Englewood Community. Please see attachment and let me know if you can make it.



When: Monday, December 7th



Where: Park National Bank

815 W 63rd Street

4th Floor



Time: 10am-1pm





If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.



Thanks!



Jimi Orange, Project Coordinator

Englewood Safety Net Works

Children's Home + Aid Society/Earle Elementary

6121 S Hermitage Ave.

Chicago, Illinois 60636

(312) 615-6751 Cell

(773) 776-7398 Fax

Working together to end violence in our community



Children’s Art Group



Who: Significant others & Survivors of sexual abuse, with English fluency, ages 9-11



What: An opportunity to create artistic expressions within a supportive group environment



When: Saturdays from 10:00a.m.-11:30a.m.

Starting on January 9th, 2010

Ending on February 27th, 2010



Where: YWCA RISE Children’s Center

300 S. Ashland Ave

Suite 301

Chicago, IL 60607



This group is offered at no charge.

All materials are provided.

Space is limited!

RSVP is required to attend group.



For more information, please contact:

YWCA, please visit us at www.ywcachicago.org.



Lauren Schmidt: 312.733.2102 x 413

WANTED

Minimum Requirements
-CHICAGO YOUTH
-AGES 18-21
-CHICAGO RESIDENT
-OUT OF SCHOOL
-LOW INCOME

NO COST FREE SERVICES!!!

LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT OR TRAINING (TRAINING THAT LEADS TO IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT)

NO COST!!!! FREE SERVICES!!!!

CONTACT CHICAGO WORKFORCE CENTER-SOUTHWEST
MS. ALBERT or Youth Dept.
7500 S. PULASKI RD
CHICAGO, IL 60652
773-884-7000 EXT 221




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Sunday, November 15, 2009

http://www.thinkfinity.org

On behalf of the Verizon Foundation, I’m pleased to invite you to Thinkfinity.org, a Web site that offers outstanding educational resources developed by the most respected educational organizations in the country.

There is no cost, log in, subscription, or advertising. Funded entirely by the Verizon Foundation, all resources are available for free.



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Engaging lesson plans, videos, podcasts, interactive games and more
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Free professional development opportunities


http://www.thinkfinity.org

Monday, November 2, 2009

Illinois Prevention Symposium: Building Healthy Communities

Monday, November 16, 2009

Northwestern University – Thorne Auditorium

8:30 a.m. ~ Onsite Registration

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ~ Program



Mental Health America of Illinois (MHAI) in collaboration with the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership & the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health, are proud to present the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) newly released, ground-breaking report entitled Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities.



Join key stakeholders to learn more about the findings of the report and their exciting implications for Illinois.



Return Registration to: Mental Health America of Illinois



EMAIL to: intern@mhai.org



FAX to: (312) 368-0283



Questions? Call (312) 368-9070 ext. 24 OR Email intern@mhai.org
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

Sponsored by Bank of America



We’re looking for young women with outstanding achievements and aspirations in computing and technology. Are you the future of technology?

What do winners receive?



Each qualified National winner receives:

» $500 in cash

» a laptop computer, provided by Bank of America

» a trip to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony, held in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 27, 2010

» an engraved award for both the student and the student’s school

Who is eligible?

» Applicants must be high-school level girls (grades 9-12).

» Applicants must reside in the United States of America.

» Applicants should have a demonstrated outstanding aptitude and interest in IT/computing, and demonstrated leadership ability.

» Applicants should have good academic history, typically a GPA of 3.0 or better.

» Applicants should have post-secondary education plans.

» Students from groups underrepresented in computing and current Juniors/Seniors are strongly encouraged to apply.

» Past applicants including semi-finalists are encouraged to apply, however, previous award-winners are not eligible to reapply or receive any awards.

» Relatives of employees or board members of NCWIT are prohibited from receiving the award.

Howdo Iapply?



Visit www.ncwit.org/award. Applications open on October 7, 2009 for the 2010 National award call. Applicants have until November 15, 2009 to complete their application. Email any questions to aspirations@ncwit.org.

New this year – Affiliate awards

There will be Affiliate Award programs in Illinois, Texas and Florida to recognize even more young women. The application period is the same and young women in those states will automatically be entered into both Affiliate and National competitions. Affiliate Award prize packages will vary. The Affiliate Awards are possible through a generous grant from the Motorola Foundation.



National Center for Women & Information Technology

www.ncwit.org | info@ncwit.org | 303.735.6671
The Englewood Community

In conjunction with

The Chicago Police Department and 311

Invites you to find the resources you need at the

Englewood Community Direct Service Fair



Some of the resources & services include:

~Housing ~Community Safety

~Health care ~Immunization

~Workforce Development ~Dental Care

~CAPS ~City Services

~Financial Matters ~Education

~Chicago Police Department Resources



DATE: Saturday, November 14, 2009

TIME: 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

LOCATION: Harper High School



For more information please contact

P.O. Earlene Spaulding or P.O. Joseph Clark 312-747-6722
In Support

Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

invites your participation in a ...

Memorial Mass for Victims of Violence



EVERYONE IS WELCOME



Celebrated by

Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller



Thursday-November 12- 7:00 P.M.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church,

4500 South Ashland St.



A Mass and Ritual for Healing and Reconciliation for:



 Survivors of violence

 Families or friends of a victim of violence

 the community affected by violence



Let us come together and pray for peace.

Bring photos of lost loved ones.



For more information call Fr. David Kelly—773-562-8861

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