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$30,000 Grant Will Support Literacy Program in Little Village

The LV READS literacy intervention program at Erie Neighborhood House received a $30,000 grant from Chicago Tribune Charities – Holiday Campaign, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The grant will support the infrastructure of READS, which works with 50 students in grades 1 through 3 in Chicago’s Little Village/South Lawndale neighborhood. Erie House was able pair the…

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Erie House Receives $75,000 Grant to Support Literacy Initiatives

The Illinois Secretary of State/Illinois State Library Literacy Office awarded a $75,000 Adult Volunteer Literacy Grant to Erie Neighborhood House. The grant will support the agency’s Community Literacy program, a volunteer-driven initiative that pairs adult learners with tutors in one-on-one and small group settings to develop language and literacy skills. “Our main goal is to…

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Q&A with Nicolas Guzmán

Nicolas Guzmán is an attorney at Drinker Biddle & Reath who has served on the Erie Neighborhood House Board of Directors for the past 7 years. In addition to working with colleagues at Drinker Biddle to provide pro bono services, he is a former TEAM mentor and was recently elected to the role of board…

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Block Party Will Deliver Fun, Resources to Little Village Families

Residents of Chicago’s South Lawndale/Little Village community will be able to access free resources and information during a Community Wellness Fair and Back-to-School Block Party organized by Erie Neighborhood House. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 18, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the 4200 block of W 25th Street (between S Keeler…

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Conagra Brands Foundation Supports Erie House Health and Leadership Program

Conagra Brands Foundation (“The Foundation”) has provided a grant to support the Health and Leadership Program at Erie House. The grant will advance the work of the Super H and Comprando Rico y Sano (“Buying Tasty and Healthy”) initiatives, both of which provide nutrition education and resources for healthy living. “The Conagra Brands Foundation is pleased to…

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