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Mary Crane Center stands with those fighting for justice. The murder of George Floyd is the latest of too many unnecessary tragic losses suffered by black and brown communities. We stand alongside those working to undo the legacy of systemic racism and brutality, in the 
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By Valerie Dickens, Lake & Pulaski Site Director  The families at Lake & Pulaski are very consistent about bringing their children to school on a daily basis, and with volunteering on fields trips and classroom activities. The community also supports us with our Play Street 
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By Carol Washington, Home Base Director Mary Crane Home Visitors serve clients in the entire city of Chicago. Some neighborhoods where we have a higher volume of clients are Belmont Cragin, Avondale, Englewood, West Englewood, Auburn Gresham, East Garfield Park, North Lawndale, Austin, and Chicago 
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The 2019 Annual Benefit, titled “Hatching Chicago’s Future through Early Childhood Education”, brought together a dynamic group of individuals and organizational representatives committed to improving the lives of little ones and families.  We enjoyed delicious food, tours of The Hatchery’s innovative food entrepreneur facilities, and engaging presenters.  The highlight was a performance by 
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by Peg Griffiths, Mary Crane Center Board Director The summer is an ideal time to build a community with families, their children, and our neighborhoods. And this is precisely what Mary Crane Center (MCC) does every summer by hosting “PlayStreets,” our annual block party in each 
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Mary Crane Center (MCC) held its Annual Meeting at The Hatchery in Garfield Park on June 26, 2019. Over 75 guests attended the event to celebrate the learning center’s accomplishments from the past year. Click here to read more.
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 7
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Mary Ruth Coffey, Executive Director, Mary Crane Mary Crane provides amazing Early Childhood Development programs all year round for children and their families throughout Chicago.  But June through August provides a unique and special opportunity for our staff and parents to engage with each other 
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 6
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 5
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Let us accept the child in our midst as our greatest wealth and our highest responsibility.

JANE ADDAMS,
co-founder of the
Mary Crane Center

2017-03-13T11:54:16+00:00

JANE ADDAMS,
co-founder of the
Mary Crane Center

Let us accept the child in our midst as our greatest wealth and our highest responsibility.
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  • 4006 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60624
  • +1 (773) 242-2860
  • info@marycrane.org
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