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Donate in honor of a graduate in your life, support one of ours

This time of year is full of good-byes, big steps, and caps and gowns. Each June we confer diplomas on two graduating groups: our 8th-grade scholars at Rowe Elementary, and five-year-olds in our Early Childhood Education program. These two occasions are momentous for each age group and their families. Both mark new beginnings in the…
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Battling the Impact of Childhood Poverty on Mental Health, Northwestern Settlement Opens New Family CARES Center

Mission to Reduce Psychological Stressors for Preschool and Elementary Students  CHICAGO – June 1, 2017; A group of determined citizens cut the ribbon today on the new Family CARES Center located at Northwestern Settlement. The clinic helps children and families make positive changes in their lives, maximize their potential, and improve their function in society. The…
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Rowe Scholars work with Cast of Hamilton

A group of our Rowe Elementary school scholars spent 6 weeks working with members of the Hamilton Chicago cast that culminated in a march around the neighborhood and a presentation of dance, spoken word, and visual art to our larger school community about social justice. This transformational opportunity is something our scholars will remember forever.…
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Northwestern Settlement Honors Exelon’s Steve Solomon, Cossette at Annual Meeting

(Chicago, IL – April 3, 2017) Northwestern Settlement’s Annual Meeting: A Celebration of Sharing honors Steve Solomon, Global Philanthropy Director at Exelon, and Cossette. Solomon, will also be speaking at the event on “Philanthropy for Impact”, and what investing in nonprofits now can mean for the future. Northwestern Settlement is pleased to present Steven Solomon with…
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The new Family CARES Center needs your help

Our new Family CARES Center needs your help. There is a registry listed under Northwestern Settlement at Target: https://www-secure.target.com/gift-registry/giftgiver?registryId=59208101fa0e44018510f167775fe087#1 These are the therapy wish lists that they created with more specific items: Elizabel- https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1QXIHOSBWMINC/ref=cm_wl_sortbar_v_page_2?ie=UTF8&page=2 Jessica- https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/3AMZV6Y2849GA/ref=cm_sw_em_r_g__wb
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A message from Ron Manderschied and Alliance partners

I'm joining together with Angela Blanchard and Rod Jones as leaders of settlement houses who are aware that the current climate in our country requires vigilance and action. We need frank discussion and input around areas of both caution and opportunity for our neighbors. We believe that settlement houses are in a unique position to…
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Join AmeriCorps Project YES! for 10th Annual MLK Day Literacy Fair

Families and volunteers are invited to join Northwestern Settlement's AmeriCorps Project YES! for its 10th Annual Literacy Fair on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 16, 2017. The fair celebrates world diversity with activities for the whole family. View the flyers linked below for all of the details. Literacy Fair Flyer - English | Literacy Fair Flyer…
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Volunteer, Give, Make the Season Bright

MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH NORTHWESTERN SETTLEMENT The holiday season is fast approaching, and while for many it is a time of celebration and spending, for those Northwestern Settlement serves each day, it is often a time of difficulty. Help the Settlement make the holidays bright for our neighbors in need! While our…
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Northwestern Settlement’s Ron Manderschied receives Bright Promises Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award

(Chicago, IL – October 25, 2016) Bright Promises Foundation awarded Northwestern Settlement President Ron Manderschied their Lifetime Achievement Award during their 2016 Fall Awards this evening. Bright Promises Foundation is focused on determining the most critical needs of children in Illinois that are currently under-recognized and underfunded. The Bright Promises Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes…
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AmeriCorps Project YES! Accepting Applications for 2016-17

AmeriCorps Project YES! in West Town is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 program year. Project YES! members will work with children in Chicago charter schools or at a community center. Members will serve as tutors and mentors, creating volunteer opportunities for students and community members, as well as have the opportunity to partner with…
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