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EPAC Hosts Its Inaugural Meeting

The Englewood Planning Advisory Council (EPAC) is a subcommitee of the Englewood Quality of Life Housing & Public Spaces Taskforce. It held it's inaugural advisory meeting on Thursday June 15th.

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Englewood Youth Police Baseball League Opening

On Thursday June 29, 2017 at 4PM, the Englewood Youth Police Baseball League will host its season opener!

Englewood Quality of Life Quarterly Meeting

The Quality of Life Plan hosted its second quarterly meeting. Check out what we've been up to the past few months. 

Englewood Codes Demo Day

Students from Perkins Bass Elementary and Nicholson STEM Academy presented their apps they created during a 10-week coding afterschool program.

Englewood Quality of Life Public Safety Taskforce “Rocks the Beat”!

The Englewood Quality of Life Public Safety Taskforce secures funding to promote safe and supportive communities this summer. 

"Welcome to Englewood" Sign Unveiling

"It’s the first documented sign here in the Englewood Community. I listened to my residents. I went on a listening tour. I went around and asked my residents what do they want to see happen in this community with this fund from LISC Chicago. One of the things they suggested was a landmark sign to express the good in Englewood to bring about beautification." Rashanah Baldwin

Batter Up! Englewood Police Youth Baseball League!

The brisk spring afternoon didn't stop our kids from their first day of practice.

Juan Salgado, CCC Chancellor, Comes to Kennedy King College in Englewood on First Day

"We face unprecented budget restraints. City colleges has been treching $70M in stalemate in the last three years. Its a lot to overcome. And yet, we must ensure that these harsh realities do not harshen our students' experiences, or limit their access."

When the Community Takes to the Streets... and Cleans Them

On Saturday, we celebrated the 5th Annual Greater Englewood Unity Day. Check out the highlights here...

"New Englewood High School Should Combine 4 Schools Into Robeson, Group Says"

"The proposal comes as schools in Englewood are showing improvement, according to the presentation. Schools in "good standing" rose by 20 percent, while the number students performing at grade level has been trending upward for three years in a row."

Quality of Life Housing Taskforce: CCNRA Planning Session

In January, Commissioner Richard Boykin introduced legislation to provide free homes to city public safety and education employees. These homes would be located within five pilot areas, including Englewood. While the intent was to improve the economic vitality of our communities, we are being left out on of the the sole beneficiaries. 

Englewood Quality of Life Plan All Task Force Quarterly Meeting

The Englewood Quality of Life Plan II has been published and will be distributed at the Englewood Quality of Life All Task Force Quarterly meeting March 7, 2017

Teamwork Englewood a Year in Review : 2016- 2017

Teamwork Englewood over the year of 2016 has had many highs engaging residents, elected official, developers as wells as other stakeholders in a vision of “Development without Displacement” in Englewood.

Large Lot Program

Large Lot applicants have until January 31 to submit applications to purchase up to two vacant lots on the block where they currently own land or property for $1-ONE DOLLAR!

Large Lots in Englewood – Vision and Hard Work Create New Community Assets

Through a City of Chicago-sponsored Large Lots Program, residents of Englewood have the opportunity to revitalize their blocks by purchasing vacant spaces for a single dollar.

Orginally Published by LISC- Chicago's Annie Grossinger at www.lisc-chicago.org

Teamwork Englewood Presented Englewood Entrepreneurs with $40,000 in Small Business Grants During “Pitch Day” Competition.

The top three $10,000 small grant winners of the Englewood Quality of Life Business Plan Competition offered a variety of new business ideas for Englewood during the culminating “Pitch Day” event on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Teamwork Englewood.

City of Chicago Re-Opens the Large Lots Program

The sixth Large Lot Program is open throughout the South and West sides of Chicago. Applications will be accepted beginning Nov 29th, 2016. The application period will end on January 31st, 2017 at midnightApply for a lot today!

Englewood Quality of Life Business Competition Finalist

The Englewood Quality of Life Business Competiton is fully underway. 

Check out our amazing Finalist! 

Englewood You Make Us Proud

Thank you Englewood and the larger Chicago community . The Englewood Quality of Life Fund #GivingTuesday campaign was a success. 

Teamwork Englewood Cause and Effect Fundraiser

Support Teamwork Englewood with Chipolte's "Cause and Effect"  Fundrasier

Englewood Quality of life Fund Launches

Asiaha Butler, President of the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.), announces the launch of the community’s #GivingTuesday fundraiser to support youth and beautification programs. Donations can be made at qualityoflife.com. Photo Credit: Gordon Walek/LISC

You're Invited to the Englewood Quality of Life Business Competition Finale

You are invited to join Walter Robb, Co-CEO Whole Foods Market and a blue ribbon panel of judges for the final awards presentation event for the 2016 Englewood Quality of Life Business Plan Competition’s Pitch Day!

Englewood Quality of Life Summit

The Englewood Quality of Life Summit is happening this Satuday Nov. 12th at Lindblom Highschool , 6130 S. Wolcott. from 10am-1pm.

Englewood Votes! Informed with Ballot Ready

On November 8, 2016 show up to the polls in numbers and vote informed with the help of Ballot Ready.

Englewood Business Plan Competition reaches Phase III

Teamwork Englewood Business Plan Competition is entering Phase III. Applicants have gotten feedback and are looking to have a strong showing on December 15th.

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