1. Refreshed our Mission & Vision to Celebrate 125 years of Service. Onward House received pro bono support from Prosper Strategies to refresh its mission, vision, and messaging in celebration of its growing adult education program and historic 125 years of service.
“We open doors to improve lives and uplift communities through educational, economic and support services.”
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Onward Neighborhood House Selected as 2018 “Acting Up” Award Recipient
We are pleased to announce that Onward Neighborhood House has been selected as a recipient of The Chicago Community Trust Acting Up awards.
Onward will use this grant to hold our first ever Belmont Cragin Art Walk; designed to connect our families and members of the greater Belmont Cragin area to art, music, and businesses within the community. The event is scheduled for a Friday in October.
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At Onward House safety is one of our main focuses, both in the classroom and out. That’s why we partnered with another local organization, Rincon Family Services, to provide safety training to parents participating in our programs, who were in need of proper car safety equipment.
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Moving a century-old nonprofit across town was no easy feat for Onward House staff. When the newly renovated Hank & Kim Marshall Community Resource & Education Center opened, it immensely grew our capacity to serve adults – but now we are again finding ourselves in need of more space!
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Contact: Nikki Way, Director of Development & Communications
Onward Neighborhood House, a nonprofit organization in Chicago’s Belmont Cragin neighborhood, is launching a new entrepreneurship program to provide local youth and adults with the tools they need to start a business.
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The 2018 Onward Update Spring Newsletter is out, featuring our cover story about Kaylee — and how she became confident and successful in the classroom!
When Kaylee started in the School Age program at Onward Neighborhood House, she was having trouble in her 4th-grade classes.
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