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Back to School Community Wellness Fair

Join us for our annual community wellness fair and block party! Our Buen HOGAR program will be presenting a bilingual workshop covering affordable housing, tenants rights and public benefits, and there will be lots of other workshops, games, free resources, raffles and more.

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Robotics

New Grant Will Enrich STEM Programming at Erie House

Erie Neighborhood House received a grant from the Terri Race Educational Technology Fund to support a robotics initiative in the Youth Options Unlimited program. The robotics unit is part of a broader effort being made by Erie House to invest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education across multiple programs. “Robotics has allowed our…

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READS Summer Program

Learning Comes Full Circle for Little Village Volunteers

A small group of tweens and teens are making a big difference locally this summer. Three days a week, a handful of students visit Erie Neighborhood House in Chicago’s South Lawndale/Little Village community to volunteer as tutors in the agency’s READS program. They gather on Tuesday mornings to check in with Callum Casey, a recent…

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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 Associate Board Gets in the Spirit for Una Noche de Muertos

Good news for those who missed out on Day of the Dead festivities this year: The Erie Associate Board (EAB) is resurrecting a beloved Día de los Muertos-themed fundraiser later this month. Una Noche de Muertos: A Day of the Dead Celebration will take place on Thursday, November 16, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at…

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Erie House Benefits from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation Grant

June 30, 2017 (CHICAGO)—The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to Erie Neighborhood House in support of the agency’s READS literacy intervention program in the Little Village community. Through its global grants programs, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building stronger families and communities around the globe. This year, the…

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