Residents Turn A Neglected House In West Englewood Into A Thriving Community CenterRobbin Carroll created an organization embedded right in the community, run by the community. It's called I Grow Chicago.
In Chicago, A Little Art Studio Bridges A Great Divide The stretch of asphalt in the Old Town neighborhood of one of America's most segregated cities starkly separates black and white, haves and have-nots.
Woodlawn Pastor Opens New Community Job Training CenterRev. Corey Brooks unveiled the Project HOOD Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center at a former Walgreens store at 63rd and King.
Developer Paints Over Iconic Murals At Former Pilsen Community CenterA developer's decision to paint over murals on the outer walls of the former Casa Aztlan community center struck a nerve with many in Pilsen
Bears Help Build New Playground For South Chicago Community CenterA South Chicago neighborhood community center cut the ribbon Wednesday morning on a new playground, built with the help of the Chicago Bears
West Englewood Pastor Planning Community Center For Teenage MothersRev. Cartha McKenzie Jr., pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, said mothers are the backbone of the community.
Pastor Corey Brooks Raising Funds For Community CenterThe 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.
Red Cross Providing Shelter For 200 Affected By FloodsThe 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.
Even Affluent Suburbs Harbor People Who Need Salvation Army AssistanceThe Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.
Pastor Camping Out Again To Raise Money For Community CenterHe'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.
Pastor Finishes Cross-Country Walk To Raise Money For Community CenterA South Side pastor has completed his cross-country fundraising walk, and has returned to Chicago.
Mayor, Governor Join Part Of Chicago Pastor's Cross-Country WalkMayor 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.
West Side Volunteers Helping Neighbors Beat The HeatAs 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.
Pastor Stepping Off On Cross-Country Trek To Raise Awareness On Gun ViolenceThe 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.
Pastor Who Camped Out On Roof Plans Anti-Violence TrekA 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.