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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 Wellness program needs your help

Our new Family Wellness Initiative needs your help. We need to set up two counseling rooms, and are looking for the following gently used or new items to get us set up for the program launch. Wall Art in Hallway Kids can add hands to Tree, founded Date at bottom with name of program https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/d3/0c/7a/d30c7a2a0ad6d9504db81cebc10f1f45.jpg…
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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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The Settlement’s Preschool is Expanding

  The Northwestern Settlement preschool program is opening to the community, and expanding to accommodate 2-year-olds! We’re currently enrolling children aged 24 months to 5 years for our school readiness-focused program. Our NAEYC-accredited program integrates social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and language learning into a curriculum balanced with learning and play. As part of our fee for service…
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Northwestern Settlement announces Anthony Perry as new Board Chairman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL (June 8, 2016) – Northwestern Settlement (The Settlement) announced Anthony Perry as their next Board Chair, officially beginning in the new fiscal year, beginning July 1. President of A. Perry Homes, has served on the Settlement’s Board of Directors since 2014. Current Board Chair, Robert Best, passed the gavel at…
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Adventure Stage Chicago Announces 2016 – 2017 Season

Adventure Stage Chicago Announces 2016 – 2017 Season: Two New Works, an International Commission, and Its First Touring Production (CHICAGO – May 31, 2016) – Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement) program, announces its 2016 – 2017 season.  Kicking off its thirteenth season, ASC continues its commitment to new work and original…
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