Preview of what's enclosed

  • Upcoming Family Hub Events for April
  • Program News
  • Employee Highlights
  • Entrepreneurship Fair

Upcoming Events

Financial Academy

April 10 & 24 - English

6 pm - 7 pm

Learn practical tools to manage and improve your financial health.

Receive one-on-one coaching with Katherine too!

Meets every other Monday.

For more information, please contact Katherine: at (872)-221-3216

Academia Financier

3 & 17 de Abril - En Espanol

6 pm - 7 pm

Más información, comuníquese con Katherine: (872) 221-3216

Aprenda herramientas prácticas para administrar y mejorar su salud financiera. ¡Y, reciba asesoramiento individual con Katherine! Talleres ocurren cada otro lunes.

Scan the QR code for the Zoom link to the Financial Academy Zoom Meeting

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Parent Support Group

April 11

6 pm - 7 pm

Safe space to connect with other parents as we navigate the challenges of our day-to-day.

Meets every other Tuesday.

For more information, please contact message Nidia: (312) 857-4175

Grupo de apoyo para padres

11 de Abril

6 pm - 7 pm

Más información, comuníquese con Nidia: (312) 857-4175.

Espacio seguro para conectarnos y compartir con otros padres mientras navegamos los desafíos cotidianos. Se reúne cada otro jueves

Scan the QR code for the Zoom link to the Parent Support Group Meeting

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Wellness Wednesdays

April 12 & 26

6 pm - 7 pm

April 12: Earth Day Workshop: How to start your own garden.

           April 26: Sweet and Savory foods, integrating Fruits in salads. 

Workshops learning ways to be healthier through food, nutrition, movement, and DIY.

For Cooking Classes sign up to receive recipes and the ingredients 24 hours before class.

Meets every other Wednesday.

For more information contact Nidia: (312) 857-4175)

Salud y Bienestar

12 & 26 de Abril

6 pm - 7 pm

12 de Abril: Taller del Día de la Tierra: Cómo Iniciar tu Propio Jardín.

26 de Abril: Alimentos Dulces y Salados: Integrando Frutas en Ensaladas.

Más información, comuníquese con Nidia: (312) 857-4175

Talleres bimensuales donde aprendemos más formas para ser más saludables a través de la alimentación, nutrición, el movimiento, el bricolaje y por profesionales certificados. Para las clases de cocina, regístrese para recibir recetas y los ingredientes 24 horas antes de la clase. Talleres ocurren cada otro Martes. *

Scan the QR code for the Zoom link to the Wellness Wednesday Meeting

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Family Engagement: Learn At Home

April 12

5 pm

Learn at Home focuses on learning activities that parents can do with their kids. To join this event, please contact Yomara Mata, Family and Community Engagement Manager,

Learn At Home Zoom Link:

Compromiso Familiar: Aprender En Casa

12 de Abril

5 pm

Para unirse a este evento, envie un correo electronico, Yomara Mata, Family and Community Engagement Manager,

Learn at Home Zoom Link:

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Career Spotlight

April 25

6 pm - 7 pm

Join us as we explore new career opportunities and interview schools and programs in Chicago.

Meets the last Tuesday of every month.

Please contact Renee: (269) 281-9018) for more information.

Carreras Destacadas

Abril 25

6 pm - 7 pm

Más información, comuníquese con Renee: (269) 281-9018 Exploramos nuevas oportunidades de carreras y entrevistamos a las escuelas y programas en Chicago. Ocurre cada ultimo martes del mes. *

Scan the QR code for the Zoom link to the Career Spotlight Meeting

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Retail Business Boot Camp - The Pop-up Edition

This interactive boot camp is designed for business owners to effectively sell their goods and services.

More information coming soon.

Please contact Renee: (269) 281-9018 for more information.

2023 Spring Luncheon

April 21

Chicago Commons’ Spring Luncheon brings together over 300 of Chicago’s leaders in business, philanthropy, and community for a marquee event. This year’s theme isThriving Across Generations and features keynote speaker Anne Mosle, VP and Executive Director of Ascend at the Aspen Institute.

Visit our Event Page

Program News

Press Conference and Panel Discussion

On March 15, Chicago Commons held a Press Conference to announce a $2.2 million philanthropic commitment from JPMorgan Chase to advance workforce development and wealth building for women of color. The investment will fund a new strategic initiative to create workforce strategies helping low-income women and single mothers of color achieve financial stability and build wealth.

Article Link

Employee Highlights

  • Katherine Celeita has been promoted from Financial Coach to Program Manager for Economic Innovations. Congratulations, Katherine!
  • Priscilla Bahena joined Family Hub as Lead Parent Outreach. She is also a PFC parent. Welcome, Priscilla!
  • Ozelle Williamson and Stephania Cortes joined Family Hub to support Parent Outreach. Welcome, Ozelle and Stephania!
  • Alejandra Ortiz joined as the Director of the Family Hub. Welcome, Alejandra!
  • Fernando Castel from the Pathways for Parents cohort has been joined the Family Hub as Intake and Workforce Support. Welcome, Fernando!

Entrepreneurship Fair

Entrepreneurship Fair

July 22

10 am - 2 pm

Family Hub is looking for Small Business Vendors for the Entrepreneurship Fair

Questions? Renee Mack at

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