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Progressionista, Girl's Book Club, Coming to West Englewood Library on Jan. 20th!

Imagine Englewood If is partnering with Progressionista, a Detriot based non-profit, to bring an amazing girl's book club to West Englewood Library! Progressionista - Greater Englewood will  introduce Englewood girls ages 8-12 to leisure reading through monthly book club meetings featuring women professionals starting Saturday, January 20th! 

Registration ends Friday, January 19th at 12pm.

Shadowgram a new documentary on the African American Community in Chicago South Side

Shadowgram: the movie the US Embassy didn't want to see

Childcare Business Development Opportunity Open Through October 4 for Englewood Women Entrepreneurs

The Englewood Women's Initiative seeks women entrepreuers interested in childcare businesses.

Greater Saint John AME Church Presents: Mindset Monday's

Greater Saint John AME Church's 40 Acres & School Homeownership Institute                        
Mindset Monday's  (July 31st ) Session 2 6p-7pm.

Englewood Park Take Over Continues to Ogden Park

The Englewood Park Takeover Continues....4 parks down, 3 more to go!!  Our next stop is Ogden Park on August 5th at 6500 S. Racine from 3pm-7pm. There will be FREE Food, Live Performances, Art, a Resource Fair and more! 

Englewood Speaks


Celebrate Greater. Greater St John AMEC -130 Years of Service To Englewood

The faith community of Greater Saint John AME Church and the city of Chicago will pause to celebrate 130 years of service to Englewood and the larger South Side Chicago.

Englewood Girls Matter! Tea With A Queen Mentoring Conference

Greater Saint John AME Church’s Women’s Ministry Presents: 2017 Women's Ministry Inaugural Tea With A Queen Mentoring Conference Saturday July 29, 2017


So Fresh Saturdays Summer Festival Series Kicks Off on June 3rd!

Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) kicks off free family fesitval - So Fresh Saturdays - on June 3 to promote neighborhood peace. 

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. 

2017 Calendar featuring Englewood Small Business Vendors Now Available!

Etsy Calendar featuring local small businesses

$40,000 in Cash Awards will be Presented during Englewood Quality Life Business Plan Competition "Pitch Day" Event

City business and government luminaries will determine top three $10,000 winners of the Englewood Quality of LIfe Business Plan Competition during December 15 "Pitch Day" event.

5th Annual Thanksgiving Extravaganza presented by Think Outside Da Block

Think Outside Da Block Presents the 5th Annual Thanksgiving Extravanga on Monday, November 21st at Ogden Park - 6500 S. Racine in the fieldhouse from 4pm-8pm! 

Englewood Community Celebrates Art and African Culture at the Englewood Art Fair

The Englewood Art Fair will celebrate the artisans and craftspeople of Englewood from 12pm-5pm at Hamilton Park Cultural Center located at 513 W. 72nd St. Come experience Live Jazz Music, Free Food, Art, and a Pop Up African Art Store presented by the Hamilton PAC plus more!

Historical Tradition Returns: Englewood Back To School Parade

For 50 plus years the Englewood Back To School Parade has been creating peace, fun and memorable experiences in Englewood. Nothing can compare to this historical event that will return August 27, 2016.

The Frame Shop Chicago Gives Back to Englewood

Kenneth Johnson Jr. who is a Englewood native recently hosted an “I Am Englewood” Photography Exhibition which was held at the Frame Shop Chicago located at 3520 S. Morgan Unit LD, back in July. The owner, Cole Glassner truly admired the work that speaks about the beauty of Englewood and will now give 25% back to the Resident Association of Greater Englewood and the Englewood 5K. 


Business plan competition for new and exisiting Englewood based busineses.

IMAN Community Survey

Help IMAN understand health needs in the community by taking its 10-minute community survey at

It's Your Park Day at Hamilton Park Cultural Center - June 18th

Join the Hamilton Park Cultural Center and the Chicago Parks Foundation on June 18th from 10am-2pm for It's Your Park Day! The day will be filled with park cleaning, beautification and connecting with the members of the Hamilton Park Cultural Center PAC.  This is the only park in Englewood participating so we need the community to support this effort! 

Englewood Host: NeighborWorks(R) Day 2016-June 4th

The rain won't stop the Englewood NeighborWorks Day on this Saturday June 4th. However if the rain is unbearable, we'll be moved indoors to the 4th Floor of the U.S. Bank Building.

Englewood NeighborWorks(R) Day 2016-June 4th

Come one, come all! The Englewood Community will kick-off NeighborWorks Day June 4th!

So Fresh Saturdays Kick Off at Sherwood Park - May 28th

R.A.G.E. is excited to kick off this year's So Fresh Saturdays Tour - Englewood Park Takeover in the Name of PEACE! The first one kicks off as early as May 28th at Sherwood Park - 5701 S. Shields from 3pm-7pm!

Englewood Student Receives Full Ride Scholarship to Spelman College

Samaiya Butler, Englewood resident and student of Lindblom Math and Science Academy will be joining nineteen women at Spelman College this fall as a Bonner Scholar. 

Save The Date June 4, NeighborWorks Day Returns

Working Together for Strong Communities®NeighborWorks Day is a fun day of service. Englewood will host NeighborWorks day June 4th 9am-1pm.

MMRP Energy Efficiency Forgivable Loan of up to $5,000

The City of Chicago is pleased to partner with Elevate Energy to provide free energy assessments to homeowners in the city’s 13 Micro Market Recovery Program (MMRP) Target Areas which includes Englewood.

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