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Investing in affordable, quality housing is investing in kids and their futures. Studies have shown time and time again that a safe and stable household significantly impacts school outcomes for children. However, with 10% of the Chicago population currently facing critical housing needs, families...
Summer break is usually just that- a break from studies and homework. But recently an exceptional group of students participating in Exelon’s Opt4STEM Energy Academy elected to join Habitat Chicago on our worksite for lessons on energy efficiency in home design and construction. The Opt4STEM Energy...
"Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood." - John Green. Enjoy this summer reading list curated by Habitat Chicago staff and year-long volunteers that we hope will spark in you the same understanding they have in us. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of...
One of the best ways to be a good neighbor is to keep your own home running in top-notch shape. Each season comes with its own list of pertinent home maintenance tasks. To help make your summer upkeep a breeze and keep your community looking sharp, the Habitat Chicago Construction Crew Leaders have...
Each year, the Corporation for National & Community Service engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service through the AmeriCorps program at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups. Since the programs founding in 1994, more than 1 million AmeriCorps...

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