October 6, 2022

CCC and DePaul University Welcomes Back My Block, My Hood, My City

Chicago Collections Consortium and DePaul University Library were proud to be recipients of a $1,500 Vincentian Endowment Award in 2022.   Thanks to this award, CCC and DePaul University Library were able to welcome  members of the My Block My Hood My City Explorers Program on October 6. Read More >

August 1, 2022

2022 CityArts Program Grant - Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Chicago Collections Consortium

Chicago Collections Consortium is thrilled to announce that we were recently awarded a $15,000 grant through the CityArts Program of the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) to help support our operations. Also, we are excited and thankful that this grant can be … Read More >

May 24, 2022

CCC Launches Making History Come Alive through Words

In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, the Chicago Collections Consortium, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center is launching an annual poetry award for high school students in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Read More >

April 8, 2022

CCC Releases Organizational Timeline

In recognition of our 10 year anniversary this year, Chicago Collections Consortium proudly shares its history in a digital timeline. Learn about CCC's founding, its growth through the years, and its incredible members. Read More >

March 3, 2022

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares March 3, 2022 Chicago Collections Day

In celebration of 10 years of preserving and sharing the history and culture of Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot declares Thursday, March 3, 2022 Chicago Collections Day. Read More >

March 3, 2022

A Glimpse Back at Chicago's Communities and Neighborhoods

A Glimpse Back at Chicago's Communities and Neighborhoods digital exhibit is created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Chicago Collections Consortium (CCC). Since the city's founding, Chicagoans have formed connections with their neighbors based on cultural traditions, common experiences… Read More >