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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Where to find JP Paulus and Do-Gooder Consulting in December

December will be a very busy month for JP Paulus and Do-Gooder Consulting, with several major events. Here's where you can find us in the next few weeks and beyond. Call or text us at 872-222-8008 or e-mail us at if you have questions or would like to meet! (Also, see the bottom of this post regarding an opportunity to help your students with financial aid!

Urban Youth Network

The next meeting is this Thursday, Dec. 4 at 9am. 
Time: 9am-11am

Location: Park Community Church, 1001 N. Crosby, Chicago.

(Usually, the meeting is the first Thursday of the month, 9am-11am). Join fellow youth workers for fellowship & growth.  You can also call/text 872-222-8008 or e-mail for an update, or questions.  

Free breakfast (includes doughnuts, fruit, juice and coffee) is provided.

For more info, contact Nick River.  a at or see the Urban Youth Network Facebook page

Business First Friday @ Flecks Coffee 

We hope to meet you at Flecks Coffee for their First Friday networking event. See you at 343 E. 79th St., Chicago (South Side neighborhood of Chatham) on Friday, December 5 at 8am.

We have begun some great partnerships through these meetings. Many members of the Chatham Business Association (see below) plan on joining us. This even is hosted by Bruce Montgomery of technology TV,among many other things..

Flecks is near 79th (#79 bus route) and King Drive (#3 bus), and short walk from the 79th stop of the Red Line, as well as the 79th street exit of the Dan Ryan (I-94, south side of Chicago).

Chatham Business Association 

We'll see you at the next Chatham Business Association meeting on Tuesday, December 9 at the QBG Foundation Building, Meeting Room, 806 E. 78th St. Chicago, Il 60619 .The Monthly Membership Meeting held by Chatham Business Association, Small Business Development Inc. is held to inform current members and prospective members about issues and activities going on in Chatham and the City of Chicago.  You do not need to be a member to attend.  Breakfast is provided for a small fee. See their webpage for details on this event.

FAFSA Completion sessions

We're also scheduling FAFSA completion sessions for the first week of January, where we help families correctly fill out the FAFSA. The first that we have planned is one at Oakdale Covenant Church, 9440 S. Vincennes after the 10:30am service on Sunday, January 4, 2015. We will utilize Oakdale Christian Academy's computer lab to allow up to 20 families to fill out their FAFSA at a time. Check our blog for details and updates.

Illinois College Access Network

The last Illinois College Access Network Meeting of 2014 be will meet  on Thursday, February 5th, 2015. Location is to Be Announced.  (You can also call/text 872-222-8008 or e-mail for an update.) They will update the website at   

 We also want to say thanks to everyone we met at  the 42nd Tutor-Mentor Conference 

We appreciate Daniel Bassill of the Tutor Mentor Institute inviting us to the November 2014 Tutor-Mentor Conference to present on on "4 Steps 2 College".  The next conference will be Friday, May 8, 2014 at Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago. Look for updates here on their website. Registration is will be open soon.for now, they are accepting proposals for workshops!

We hope to more fully participate in events such as Reload Chicago 2015 (an Urban Youth Workers Conference), the College Changes Everything Conference in July 2015,  The Illinois Colege Access Network Conference in August 2015, and the CCDA (Christian Community Development Association) Conference in September 2015. We will post details as they arrive.

We hope to see you at these and other events.  Don't forget to bring business cards, even if it is a "bootleg" business card (see our blog on it).  If you plan on coming to these events, please call/test us at 872-222-8008 or by e-mail at

We hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Do-Gooder Consulting and JP Paulus on the Internet

Did you know that Do-Gooder Consulting, and its president, JP Paulus, have been featured in several media outlets on the Internet?

Photo courtesy of Zack's TV

One of our most prominent pieces is by Chicago media producer Zack Isaacs via Zack's TV. We encourage you to read this excellent piece by him (and if we may, gush on the beautiful photo of his daughters). He also gave me a shout out on his ChicagoNow blog.

Daniel Bassill of the Tutor Mentor Institute has featured our work on their homepage as well as the Tutor Mentor blog.
We appreciate these opportunities would love to partner with you, if it is a relevant and mutually beneficial exchange!
You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook with the name @dogooderchicago, as well as our Facebook company page.
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