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Woodward Charitable Trust Renews $10,000 Grant for TEAM Program

Woodward Inc. and the Woodward Charitable Trust renewed a $10,000 grant to support the TEAM initiative at Erie Neighborhood House. TEAM stands for Tutoring to Educate for Aims and Motivation. The initiative delivers one-on-one mentoring to 100 local youth ages 12-18 each year, pairing students with adult leaders in the community who volunteer their time…

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Erie House Earns ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality

The Early Childhood Education program at Erie Neighborhood House received the Gold Circle of Quality designation—the highest level possible—from ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s new quality recognition and improvement system for early learning and development providers. “Every early learning and development provider who participates in ExceleRate Illinois makes quality a priority,” said Governor’s Office of Early…

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MAXIMUS Foundation Grant Supports Kids and Teens at Erie House

The MAXIMUS Foundation recently renewed a $2,000 grant to support the Expanded Learning Programs for Children and Youth (ELP) at Erie Neighborhood House. “Making a deep and meaningful impact on a community is no easy feat, but Erie House continues to do it every day,” said John Boyer, MAXIMUS Foundation Chairman. “It is an honor…

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Kirstin Chernawsky Named 2019 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow

Erie Neighborhood House executive director Kirstin Chernawsky has been named a 2019 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow. Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) is a premiere civic leadership development program that convenes, connects and mobilizes some of the region’s most promising leaders, a diverse group of individuals representing the corporate, nonprofit, government and education sectors. “It is an…

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Adult Basic Education

ABE Helps Students Build on Foundation and Construct a Brighter Future

Erika, a student in the ABE program at Erie Neighborhood House in Little Village, stands at a white board with dry erase marker in hand. When she reaches the blank in the sentence she is reading aloud, she pauses. She glances at an acronym—FANBOYS—adjacent to her sentence, written vertically, and then announces her choice and…

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Statement on Erie House Vote to Unionize

In an election hosted by the National Labor Relations Board on May 1 and 2, a majority of eligible employees at Erie Neighborhood House voted to unionize. As a result, all professional and non-professional staff members in the bargaining unit will now be represented by AFSCME Council 31 in contract negotiations. While Erie House administration…

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