John Carruthers from Crust Fund Pizza talks to Fox News 32 about his mission to give back to local organizations including Onward Neighborhood House.
We had worked with Univision and Pequenos y Valiosos to be a featured location in Damaris’s story describing how the Covid-19 changed their lives in a matter of days. Damaris, who is a parent from Onward Neighborhood House, shares how difficult things were for her and her four daughters after losing Samuel her husband on … Continue reading Damaris Shares Her Story
Staff from Onward House in Belmont Cragin are one of the first to receive the COVI-19 vaccine in new program.
tella, an Onward House student, opened JCK Boutique 5 years ago, and has taken Onward House digital literacy classes, including e-commerce and one-one on one technical assistance. Most recently, she graduated from The Lab, Onward House’s entrepreneurship program. COVID-19 and the shelter in place order severely impacted her business. She reached out to Onward House, and as a graduate of The Lab, was able to move in to The Bounce, our affordable retail accelerator, and reduce her rent 78% until her business recovers.
Now is the time for radical change to ensure our children have a better world than the one they are witnessing today.
As we rebuild from this pandemic and global recession amid a reignited civil rights movement, we recognize that physical safety is only part of what’s needed to open early childhood programs safely. It will take a significant public and private investment to erase the zip code disadvantage baked into our early childhood education system, when the burden of COVID-19 continues to weigh most heavily on communities already suffering from educational inequity.