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City Colleges Certificate Program Deadline Nears

Women’s Small Business Expo Set for UIC Forum

The Chicago City Treasurer has announced a small business expo for women-owned businesses.

The event is set for November 16, 2019.

See the attached flyer for details.

75th Street Corridor Inprovement Enters Final Phase

Job Fair Includes “ex-offender friendly” Employers Set for 10/25/2019

Free Legal Aid Coming To West And South Sides

CP4P, Communities Partnering for Peace promotes peace using trauma-informed care practices, hyper-local outreach, restorative justice and a holistic approach to tackling the social, emotional, legal and behavioral causes of violence.

The neighborhood partners working with CP4P are UCAN in North Lawndale, the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago for Austin and West Garfield Park, Breakthrough in East Garfield Park, Target Area DevCorp in Englewood, the Inner-City Muslim Action Network in West Englewood, the Alliance of Local Service Organizations in Humboldt Park, New Life Centers in Little Village and Precious Blood in Back of the Yards

This article provides additional information.

Cannabis Industry Job Fair Set at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines Center.

Small For-Profit Business Grant Applications Available

A program serving the West Side of Chicago offers small grants to small businesses. The West Side United group is coordinating it.

Learn more at a free information session at the Garfield Park Conservatory on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11 am.

Businesses are eligible to apply for between $1,000 and $30,000.

Applications will be accepted September 9, 2019, though October 31, 2019.”

Follow link for West Side For-Profit Business Grant Information.