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Can Chicago's Southland be rebuilt?

"A small set of urban pioneers is buying property on the South Side and in the south suburbs, not with gentrification or house-flipping—let alone price appreciation—in mind. "

Can Millennials Become The Saviors of Chicago?

Movements such as My Block, My Hood, My City, From The Go, Good In Englewood, Hugs No Slugs, Black Youth Project 100, Assata’s Daughters and BRAVE are led by millennials who are fighting to change the narrative of Chicago. 

4 Steps 2 College

JP Paulus, President of Do-Gooder Consulting, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, April 24, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development is the host. The show will stream live from BlogTalkRadio.com/nonprofit_u.  There will be opportunities for listeners to call in with questions and participate in live chats. Nonprofit professionals, community advocates, developers and other  community stakeholders are especially encouraged to call in and share their stories. The live call in number is (347) 884-8121. The archived podcast will be available on BlogTalkRadio, Valeriefleonard.com/NonprofitU, iTunes Podcast Chart, Blubrry and Stitcher.

Rashanah Baldwin, "On the Table" Champion for Englewood

It will include residents, faith based leaders, longtime stakeholders, homeowners, block club leaders and the activists who’ve been out there on the forefront, boots on the ground.

Expanding Ideas In The Community
CHURCH AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS INVITED TO SPREAD BREAST CANCER AWARENESS TO WOMEN OF COLOR

CHURCH AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS INVITED TO SPREAD BREAST CANCER AWARENESS TO WOMEN OF COLOR

Spring Efficiency Workshop

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago and Greater Saint John AME Church

 Presents: Spring Efficiency Workshop on April 20, 2017,

Englewood Money Smart Week

YOUR Money Matters

Let's put it to work!

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting - Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities will be holding an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting every Thursday beginning 4/20/17 in the Auditorium of The St. Casimir building at 2601 W Marquette Rd.

Please see flyer for details.

HOW TO BECOME A ENGLEWOOD HOMEOWNER

HOW TO BECOME A ENGLEWOOD HOMEOWNER Workshop Presented By NHS Chicago and Greater Saint John AME Church, Saturday April 22, 2017

TRACE Presents: (Re)Defining Us - A Pop-Up Exhibition

Join TRACE for an FREE evening of art celebrating Chicago teens and the Englewood community. Thursday, April 13th 5pm-7pm @ Whole Foods Market Englewood Community Room (832 W. 63rd St.)

Chicago Teens from South and West Sides Explore Career Paths and Tour DeVry University

Local nonprofit Girls in the Game offers free Leadership Institute to teens in Englewood to tour DeVry University, meet career mentors and explore college programs.

CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates

ComEd has brought together 31 construction industry companies, two local utilities, and seven social service agencies to help increase job opportunities for minorities in neighborhoods throughout Chicago and Northern Illinois. This week the CONSTRUCT partners kicked off the 2017 class of 90 participants who will go through the 9-week job training program that provides training and information needed to compete for entry-level jobs in construction-related fields.

Block Club Workshop

Do you want to breath new life into your community? 

Consider starting a block club!

Greater Englewood Unity Day/ Chicago Earth Day

Grab your gloves, garbage bags, and join us as we celebrate the Greater Englewood Unity Day. 

Saturday April 22nd, 2017!

Think Outside Da Block

Let's work together to keep our kids engaged and safe during spring break! 

The People's OPL (Obama Presidential Library)

Members of the Obama Library CBA Coalition will be guests on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, April 3, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.  Guests include Allegra Cira-Fischer, Staff Attorney with The Law Project; Jawanza Malone, Executive Director, KOCO and Dominic Surya, Organizer, Prayer and Action Collective of  the Obama-library CBA Coalition.  Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development is the host.

Protect Your Property: Cook County Property Tax Sale

PROTECT YOURSELF

 your Neighbors and Family.

 

Learn more about the Cook County Property Tax Sale

Citywide Pastry Chef Contest for Kids & Winner Receives Free Tuition to FPS ($24,000 Value)

The French Pastry School is looking for Chicago’s culinary kids in the first-ever Mayor’s Cup Youth Pastry Competition—a citywide vocational initiative for Chicago’s high school students to gain first-hand apprentice style culinary and baking experience.

Think Outside Da Block: Sponsor a Child for Spring Break

Want to keep our kids involved and having fun during the CPS Spring Break?!

Our friends at Think Outside Da Block are looking to sponsor 200 youth at their annual Spring Break Youth Bash.
Consider donating here! Your $10 will go a long way!

Are you In? Greater Englewood Unity Day Clean Up & Celebration Planning Meeting

Grab your gloves, garbage bags and join in for the Greater Englewood Unity Day Clean Up and Celebration this Saturday, April 22nd! See details below and complete the brief questionnaire if you or your organization is interested in participating this year!

Monarch Awards Foundation

ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING MATERIALS ARE DUE BY MARCH 31, 2017

WHOLE CITIES FOUNDATION PRESENT APRIL CLASSES

ALL CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE 

LOCATION FOR APRIL CLASSES 

WHOLE FOODS MARKET STORE, ENGLEWOOD 

832 WEST 63RD CHICAGO IL, 60621

2017 Easter Eggstravaganza

Alpha Kappa Alpha - Xi Nu Omega Chapter 

HELPING CHILDREN SUCCEED IN SCHOOL

Parents, guardians, and caring loved ones, come take part in – HELPING CHILDREN SUCCEED IN SCHOOL. The workshop will be presented by The EQUIP FOR EQUALITY TRAINING INSTITUTE, discussing the transition from high school to the adult world, for students with IEP’s.

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