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WSU and Herzl School of Excellence are Hiring a Social Worker

Under the supervision of the school principal and her designee, School Social Workers are responsible for the educational, psychological, and social development, progress, tracking, assessment and support of all students in assigned classes/caseloads, and performs other duties as assigned and required. School social workers’ requirements include general and special education services, evaluation, staffing, and mandated … Continue reading WSU and Herzl School of Excellence are Hiring a Social Worker

MacArthur Funds Help Nine Organizations Improve Vaccination Rates on the West Side

Increasing vaccination rates on the West Side, especially for hard-to-reach populations that are more vulnerable to COVID-19, is critical. Now, thanks to a $333,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation, nine West Side community-based organizations that are part of Healthy Chicago Equity Zones will receive funding to advance vaccine equity. “With this funding, community-based organizations throughout … Continue reading MacArthur Funds Help Nine Organizations Improve Vaccination Rates on the West Side

WSU Launches 4th Small Business Grant Program

West Side United and Allies for Community Business announced today the launch of the fourth Small Business Grant Program. With a larger grant pool than ever before, West Side United plans to distribute $450,000 to 45 West Side small business owners. Small businesses located in ten West Side neighborhoods including Austin, Belmont Cragin, East Garfield … Continue reading WSU Launches 4th Small Business Grant Program