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News from past year

Claretian Associates is Looking for an AmeriCorp Vista

The South Chicago community is facing a critical lack of affordable housing. Claretian Associates aims to use a comprehensive method of community development for the complete revitalization of the South Chicago community. Through key partnerships, we have implemented the Quality of Life Plan that includes improvements in employment, safety, health care, housing, development, arts and environmental awareness. Having a VISTA will make an important difference to the production of affordable rental housing in a community long underserved and lift people out of poverty. 

CeaseFire Rally Cries, "Save Our Funding"

Monday afternoon, Claretian Associates’ Ceasefire (Cure Violence) team participated in the rally at city hall to save Ceasefire funding.

Claretian Associates is Partnering with I Am We to South Chicago Youth!

Claretian Associates is proud to partner with I Am We to offer visual and digital storytelling to youth living in South Chicago. 

Community Assessment for Early Childhood Services

Claretian Associates is partnering with Metropolitan Family Services and many other local community organizations to develop an Early Childhood Network. 

Claretian Associates is Looking for a Youth Media Team!

Claretian Associates is searching for a few motivated local youth who are between the ages of 15-21  and would like to learn about film production, create press releases, write blogs, and create engaging social media content to feature on our website and social media platforms.

Murder At the Juke Joint!

Roaring 20s Where Everything Was Illegal....Speakeasy Take a Walking Back In Time on Valentine's Night Community Production to Support Having Fun Right Here In Your Own Backyard for Valentine's Night.

Hiring Community Watchers & Floaters

Community Watchers provide student supervision along safety routes during school arrival and dismissal times. Community Watchers observe and report unusual or uncharacteristic behavior on school routes and report to the Safety Manager. The Community Watchers work approximately five hours per day, Monday through Friday, during the public school year (180 days). Specific hours and locations to be worked will be set by supervisor. Floating Community Watchers work as needed, and can be promoted to a regular status community watcher working 25 hours/week when the opportunities are available. 

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