CHICAGO (CBS)– The arts are expanding on Chicago’s South Side.
“Sisters In Cinema” started in the nineties as a website for African American women filmmakers. Monday, they’re breaking ground on a new media arts center.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Trend Next Week After Quiet Weekend
The center will be located in the South Shore neighborhood, where its founder Yvonne Welbon grew up.READ MORE: Protesters Hold 'Healing Circle' At Site Where Adam Toledo Was Shot And Killed By Police; 'Our Presence Is A Form Of Resistance'
Half of the money came from a grant through Chicago’s neighborhood opportunity fund. Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon.
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