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"Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic

On Saturday April 14th, natural hair enthusiasts, experts and stylists converge on the south side for the "Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic, a natural hair and bodycare seminar. It will take place at Whole Foods Market from 2pm - 5pm and is free and open to all ages.

Join the Community at 17th Ward Quarterly Meeting Focus on Safety Saturday!

Alderman David Moore is hosting a quarterly commuity meeting, January 21, 2017, Barton Elementary School, 7650 S. Wolcott, 10:30am - 12:00. For more information please call 773-783-2672.

Youth advocate receives Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award

On the 87th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and St. Bernard Hospital held its 19th annual celebration honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights champion. This year’s honoree, Michael Tidmore, is a restorative justice advocate in Englewood, who has become an example to at-risk youth that they can turn their lives around.

Whole Foods Market Englewood New Years Community Meeting

Whole Foods Market Community Activities

CONGRATULATIONS IN ORDER! Teamwork Englewood Executive Director Honored As Neighborhood Hero

CONGRATULATIONS PERRY GUNN | Teamwork Englewood Executive Director Honored As Neighborhood Hero!

Southwest Federation Block Clubs Hosts Englewood Seniors Empowerment Summit

he Southwest Federation Block Clubs of Greater Englewood is hosting its 2nd Annual Englewood  Empowerment Summit for the Englewood Seniors in the community and
beyond. 
The Englewood Senior Empowerment Summit will be held September 26, 2015, in U.S.Bank located on the 4th at 8:15W. 63rd St. (Between Halsted and Peoria) from 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.

Spring Health Fair "On The Block" Auburn Gresham

 Join Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation, May 22nd, 10am-2pm on 79th Racine with Auburn Gresham Gold School™ and Elev8 programs as they present the Spring Health Fair on the Block. This bi-annual fair will have lots of health-related vendors and professionals offering free material and key information about your health. Come out and take advantage of numerous health screenings too!

Auburn Gresham Businesses Earn a FREE DESKTOP COMPUTER!!!!!!

Six lucky Auburn Gresham businesses earned a free, brand new, Dell Deskptop computer worth over $1,000 by participating in Business Resource Network (BRN) programs dedicated to helping small business owners learn about digital technology that may help them create, manage, market, and grow their businesses. Your small business could earn one, too!

Walt Whitman & The Soul Children of Chicago perform at World Summit of Nobel Laureates

World renowned and internationally traveled local youth choir based in Englewood , Walt Whitman & The Soul Children of Chicago, will perform for global dignitaries and honored guests during annual summit on human rights, peace and individual activism

Englewood Gets A Memorable Comical Relief

A large crowd of Chicago dignitaries, supporters, fans, Englewood residents and family members of Bernie Mac gathered at 69th Sangamon Tuesday morning to pay homage to his life and memory.

Mayor Richard M. Daley's 17th Ward Community Celebration

Mayor Richard M. Daley and his wife First Lady Maggie Daley visited the 17th Ward as part of his Neighborhood Appreciation Tour. He joined several community leaders and residents to announce the launch of the Bared Not Broken Football program. He also gave praise to his wife and helped her to celebrate the 20th anniversary of After Schools Matters.

Derrick Rose: Most Valuable Player

Simeon Career Academy graduate and Chicago Bulls' basketball star, Derrick Rose is the 2011 National Basketball Association's (NBA) youngest Most Valuable Player (MVP).

Why We Need Smart Communities

A neighborhood without broadband access and digital literacy is at a competitive disadvantage in an age when communities are connected to regional and global economies. The Southwest Smart Communities Plan is a roadman for creating tech-savvy and connected neighborhoods.