PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 05, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Quantum Apartments
, a business that connects Chicago renters with apartments, passionately promotes a recent [ul=http://progressillinois.com/quick-hits/content/2013/08/19/tifs-are-kids-logan-square-rally-calls-more-school-funding-video]article[/url] in Progress Illinois that declares a need for a tax increment financing (TIF) surplus to restore the budget funds in the Chicago Public School System. Quantum Apartments is committed to engaging Logan Square and the city of Chicago, making local outreach a priority in the company. The business works closely with the Carlson Gracie Team, which hires neighborhood locals and helps them reach their potential. The Gracie Team provides education, community classes and rental spaces for band and sport teams. By reaching out to less fortunate residents, it can offer otherwise out-of-reach opportunities. Neighborhoods across Chicago are reaping the benefits of what the Gracie Team has done, including the volunteers like those at Quantum Apartments.
The apartment company goes above and beyond to match renters with homes, with the core passion of empowering local residents and creating opportunities to improve Logan Square. By investing in Chicago's neighborhoods, areas are rebuilt from the inside out. The company has a mission to create safer communities, most notably, by supporting education.
"We have 11 public and seven private schools in Logan Square," said a representative. "This has contributed immensely to our educational, cultural and economic growth as a community. Every week we have parents that call us and seek our assistance in helping them relocate to this area where the schools are suitable for their children and where they also have better excess to public transit and the expressways to get to work, earn a living and provide for their kids. I live in Logan and also have a seven-year-old that attends school here. Budget cuts to our local schools undermine everything that we have worked for so long. Early child hood education is paramount to how we develop as a community and a society."
According to the article, budget cuts led to the removal of teachers. In an attempt to convince Rahm Emanuel to declare a TIF surplus and restore the budget funds, 200 parents, students, teachers and elected officials are rallying at Illinois Centennial Monument in Logan Square.
The report notes, "The budget cuts are so severe that Beth Barrow-Johnson, who teaches 11th grade math at North-Grand High School in West Humboldt Park, digs into her own pocketbook for her students. Barrow-Johnson estimates she spent $850 on classroom supplies last year, with most of her colleagues spending $500 on average. "We're in it for the kids," she said.
Phil Cantor, who also teaches at North Grand, adds, "There's no money to pay for toilet paper in the schools, but we have $20 million to pay for a no-bid contract to do really mediocre principal training for three years." Quantum Apartments continues to raise awareness for this growing need, inviting community leaders to voice their concerns.
Quantum Apartments is a company that connects Chicago renters with apartments they will love, no matter the price range or personal needs. The organization is located in Logan Square and aims to revitalize the area with community improvement initiatives. With extensive knowledge on the geographic area and a commitment to enhancing the community, the experts at Quantum help renters through the process, from beginning a search to signing a lease.