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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...
I’ve been trying to make a lot of changes in my life recently: I just lost 90 pounds; I’m working on moving up at my company, Amtrak, by going back to school to get my degree in Business Administration and Human Resources; I saved up to buy a reliable car; and now I am working to own my own home...

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