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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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Onward House is proud to announce that we have secured three important accreditations from leading non-profit accountability organizations! Since February, Onward has earned the Gold Circle of Quality from ExceleRate Illinois, the gold-level seal of transparency from Guidestar, and a reaccreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
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Onward House is very excited to launch The Lab — a business incubator developed through our partnership with INCubator.edu. In February we took our first big step by onboarding our business incubator specialist, Sophia Cabido.
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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2018 Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, May 19, 2018, a 5k walk that started at our 5423 West Diversey Building, and ended at our new 5413 West Diversey building. It was a huge success, with nearly 100 walkers in attendance! As always, thank you to Los Sudakas for the great music.
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The 2017 Onward Update Winter Newsletter is out, featuring our cover story about a parent who has become a leader among her peers!
Sandra would have preferred to stay with her daughter until she was ready for kindergarten. However, she needed daily childcare while she worked to support her family.
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She was apprehensive about placing her daughter in a daycare, especially after hearing horror stories on the news. “For me that was the biggest thing, needing to trust that someone would take care of your child the way that you would.”