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News from past year

Register for the CHA Waitlist Lottery this SATURDAY!

Come to 9100 S. Burley tomorrow from 10am-2pm for assistance in registering for the CHA Waitlist! 

We are looking for a Cure Violence Program Manager!

The Program Manager will facilitate implementation of the Claretian Associates' Cure Violence program  The Program Manager will be responsible for building relationships with community based groups, residents, elected officials and law enforcement to educate South Chicago and South Shore community stakeholders about the Cure Violence program, to identify resources, collaboration efforts, and to assist Claretian Associates' community mobilization efforts around the issue of violence in order to help facilitate lasting changes within our community.

Claretian Associates is looking for a Community Services Coordinator!

The Community Services Coordinator is a new position developed to respond to the growing need for affordable housing and services brought on by the crisis of foreclosing homes, expiring funding for affordable rental units and increasing rents, as well as the need for access to affordable food and financial literacy education. Therefore, it is critical to ensure that the long-term residents of this historic community maintain access to affordable housing and other needed resources and services. This position reports directly to the Claretian Associates’ Executive Director.

Casa Kirk Resident Goes to College!

CONGRATULATIONS to Kionna Anderson!

South Chicago Parent Cafe Training Institute

South Chicago Parent Cafe Training Institute (SC-PCTI) introduces a two-day experiential training that prepares staff and parents to bring the Parent Cafe process to the broader South Chicago community. We are encouraging community leaders and/or parents who have a long-term commitment to the Southeast Side to participate. During the Institute, the team will build their knowledge and skills necessary to serve as hosts and/or facilitators of Parent Cafes.

South Chicagoan Turns 96!

We want to wish local resident Velma Robinson a wonderful Birthday as she turns 96! As a dedicated resident of the South Chicago community, Ms. Robinson shows us the meaning of resilence.

Positions Opening - Safe Passages for School Year 2014-2015

Looking for a part-time job in your community?  Check if community watching around these schools is a right fit for you. 

Position Now Open - Development/Marketing Manager

Want to join our team?  1 full-time position open.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Summer Youth Employment @ Claretian Associates

Has your teen signed up for summer employment yet?  Apply at After School Matters before space runs out!

Healthy Block Clubs University

If you want to make change in your neighborhood, you cannot afford to miss this event!  Seats are still available, bring a neighbor!

May is 10th Ward Green Summit Month!

Check out the 10th Ward Green Summit calendar of events happening all month long.  If you have a green event to share in the community, click on the Calendars tab, then click on the link at the right hand side that says Tell us what's happening.  Not all events will make our calendar, but we will do our best to add them.

Hello Neighbor Campaign kicks off in South Chicago

New and existing Block Clubs can enroll now to collect points and earn money to strengthen their block club and their neighborhood! Claretian Associates has kicked off a new program to help create new block clubs and build the capacity of existing block clubs to reduce crime, increase peace and promote community engagement.

Senior Providers Needed for Cinco de Mayo Fair

It's time for the 18th annual Cinco de Mayo Senior Health and Resource Fair and we need health providers, screenings and resources to offer the over 250 attendees! For details about the Friday, May 2 fair, please

Available now - 2 bedroom apartments at 9100 South Burley Apts.

Claretian Associates has two new 2-bedroom apartments ready to rent at 9100 South Burley Apartments, an affordable multifamily housing development, part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Know someone who needs a lovely new apartment? For all the details . . .

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