| April 7, 2021
The West Side organization is working with the Chicago Botanic Garden on developing the urban farm and wellness hub in the 4900 block of West Thomas and Division streets. Mildred Wiley, a longtime community leader and advocate for Austin who worked at Bethel New Life, died two years ago.
| April 3, 2019
Services for Mildred Wiley, community leader and founding chairwoman of Austin Coming Together’s board of directors, will be held April 6 at Bethel New Life, 1140 N. Lamon.
| February 25, 2016
Later this year, Austin Polytechnical Academy and Austin Entrepreneurship and Business Academy will close, while VOISE Academy will remain open.
| February 1, 2016
The Chicago Board of Education is set to approve the plan to phase out Austin Polytechnical Academy and Austin Business and Entrepreneurship Academy but keep VOISE Academy.
| January 18, 2016
The community is invited to a Jan. 19th meeting to discuss bringing together Austin Polytechnical Academy, Austin Business & Entreprenuership and VOISE Academy.
| November 19, 2015
Developers have expressed interest in acquiring two of Austin’s four shuttered buildings, says Ald. Chris Taliaferro.
| November 11, 2015
The Austin Community Action Council has a plan to merge the three charters operating on the campus and fix other neighborhood high schools.