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Green Corps Summer Program for the Englewood Youth

Noticeable Acts of Neighborhood Heroism in Englewood

Black History is American History and we must honor our African American men who sometimes go unnoticed and often times remain anonymous though they make life changing impacts on residents.

Imagine Englewood if, Teamwork Englewood, et. al., hold Town Hall on Violence 3.31.
“IMAGINE ENGLEWOOD & PARTNERS HOLD URGENT TOWN HALL ON VIOLENCE!”
On Saturday, March 21, 2012, community stakeholders  are called to create a plan of action to reduce violence in Englewood.  Imagine Englewood if, Teamwork Englewood, and community partners will jointly hold an urgent Town Hall Meeting comprised of  youth, community leaders, ministers, elected officials, and residents at Imagine Englewood if...!, 730 W. 69th St., Chicago, beginning at 11:00 a.m.  “Englewood lost 60 souls in 2011, and the number is rising in 2012,” stated Mrs. Jean Carter-Hill, IEi’s Executive Director. “The explosion in gun violence makes it imperative that we unite to eliminate this scourge upon our community,” she added.
Congratulations To Englewood Graduates

Englewood Residents participated in The Smart Communities's Earned Computer Program and recieved notebook laptops after successfully completing the program.

Angela Jordan

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Lamirah Gill

Hi my name Lamirah Gill I am currently attending Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy. 

Englewood: Serious business

For once, the news wasn't grim. It wasn't another story about too many crimes and foreclosures and too few jobs and fresh food options.

St. Benedict visits Walter Payton Center

Morning jump-start workouts, healthy snack breaks, and hip-hop yoga classes after school are just a few of the many ways that health-minded students are making a difference in Chicagoland schools through Fuel Up to Play 60, a free, in-school wellness program sponsored by Midwest Dairy Council, National Dairy Council and the Chicago Bears, that encourages kids to eat healthy and stay active.

Know That Face? Facebook Does!

Can Facebook ID your teen?  Find out about Facebook's new facial recognition software.

Reforming the Criminal Justice System Sentencing Laws

On June 17th, 2011, over 3,000 people came to the New Day Rally in support of changing sentencing laws in the criminal justice system.

Bringing a Gathering Place to Englewood

Community Cafe comes to Englewood.

Girls on The Run Finish Big in 5k

Englewood Girls on the Run Teams at Harvard Elementary School participated in a 5K race at Montrose Harbor on June 4, 2011. 

New Leadership Emerges From Englewood

Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E) is the newest leadership to emerge from Greater Englewood.

Tax Deadline is Here

Tax filers have until midnight tonight to file their 2010 tax returns or an extension.

Bulls star Derrick Rose is teaming up with President Obama.

Former Englewood Native and Bulls star Derrick Rose is attending a fundraiser event for President Obama. President Obama will be returning home on Thursday to attend a Democratic National Committee Fundraisr to help kick off his 2012 re-election campigan.


Anti-Violence Contest Seeks Logo from Local Artist

We are seeking a locally designed logo for "Violence Stops Here"- an upcoming anti-violence contest.

Englewood Running Ministry – Good Food Choices are Possible!

Who says Englewood is a food desert? With organizations like the Englewood Running Ministry (ERM), you are bound to learn about how to eat well despite the presence of unhealthy food that is seemingly everywhere.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS AT ENGLEWOOD'S OWN URBAN FARM!

Growing Home is seeking highly motivated and committed volunteers with demonstrated experience in job readiness and literacy training to assist during our classroom sessions at the Wood St. Urban Farm in Englewood.

Organic vs. Non Organic

In choosing  the right foods to consume, have you ever thought about choosing organic or non-organic food items. 

The Englewood Community has a host of vendors and farmers who believe in providing natural, fresh, organic foods to communities like Englewood who often get neglected.

Academy of St. Benedict- Stewart Wellness Initiative

The Academy of St. Benedict-Stewart recently received $3,000 from Fuel Up to Play 60 to support its student wellness initiative.

Aldermanic Candidates Face R.A.G.E.

If you are a Greater Englewood Residents living in the 3rd, 20th or 6th wards then you were among more hundreds residents who attended the “Who’s Running?” Candidate Summit this past Saturday, which coincidentally was held on Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday, at the Enlgewood United Methodist Church.

Valuable Assets In Englewood

Ray Thompson, Managing Director of Thompson Community Relations Group, works to build relationships among Englewood residents in hopes of freeing them from the negative stereotypes portrayed by the media.

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