The South Side pastor who camped on a motel roof for three months and then walked across the country in an effort to raise funds to build a community center and give young people opportunities in the Woodlawn neighborhood says he’s found renewed interest in the project, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.
The Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.
He’s at it again. The pastor who received national attention for spending 94 long days on the roof of a shuttered South Side motel is spending some more time outside.
A South Side pastor has completed his cross-country fundraising walk, and has returned to Chicago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined a South Side pastor on Sunday for part of his cross-country walk to raise money for a new community center, as well as awareness about the city’s violence problems.
As the temperatures head into the dangerous heat zone, at least one West Side community group was heading outside. Volunteers at the community center for Mt. Vernon Baptist church were going door-to-door on Tuesday to help their neighbors.
The Rev. Corey Brooks is set to step off on his cross-country walk to raise gun violence awareness, and raise money to build a new community center on Chicago’s South Side.
A Chicago pastor who camped on the roof of an abandoned motel says lacing up his sneakers is part of a new plan to address gun violence.
The Center on Halsted LGBT community center will soon celebrate five years in operation with a gala expected to attract 1,500 people.
Residents in the Englewood neighborhood turned their attention to the city’s spate of gun violence this weekend.
Two weeks after ending a 94-day stay atop an abandoned motel on King Drive, Woodlawn minister Rev. Corey Brooks has taken title to it.
A South Side pastor was back behind the pulpit Sunday, after living on top of a shuttered motel for nearly three months as part of his quest to build a new community center in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.
The pastor of a West Woodlawn neighborhood church thinks he might be able to get off the roof of the old motel where he’s been camping for three months. He’s raised nearly enough money buy the building, so he can replace it with a community center.
A South Side pastor has been camping out on the roof of a motel for the past three months to help stop violence in the community.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday joined the Rev. Corey Brooks on the roof of a shuttered motel, where pastor has been camping out for two months in an effort to have it turned into a community center.
WBBM Newsradio’s annual Good Neighbor Radiothon is underway, this year benefiting the Salvation Army. Here is a look at the numerous ways in which the Salvation Army makes a difference to those in need in Chicago.
A South Side pastor is camping out on the roof of a motel he helped to close down over prostitution and drugs, in an effort to buy the building and use it to help the community change.
A group that is planning to build a mosque in DuPage County has suffered a setback.
The old Albany Park District police station is set to be transformed into a Thai community center next year.