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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.

Teamwork Black Coffee Fundraiser

Teamwork Englewood invites you to the launch of the “BLACK Coffee” Internet fundraiser, a unique online fundraising event to support our commitment to serve and address the needs of the Englewood community.

Video:Whole Foods Market Englewood

A repost from the Six Ward Blog, we see the new Englewood Whole Foods up close.

A Home going for a Comunity Leaders and Steward

Teamwork Englewood is mourning the passing of a community legend and steward, Ms.Davis

Join Us for Resume Workshop on Oct. 3rd

Teamwork Englewood is hosting a resume workshop  on Oct. 3rd 

Englewood Quality of Life Plan Taskforce Meeting Updates

The Englewood Quality of Life Taskforce meeting is hosting a November Community Summit . There taskforce members will have an opporutnity to review efforts of the early action plans as well as further co-author developments to support the 5 community  issue areas drafted by this process. 

Development without Displacement - McCormick Foundation

Teamwork Englewood's Perry Gunn discusses the importance of reinvigorating the Englewood community not throuhg the displacement of people and families but working side by side with various interest be it the residents, developers or businesses to build a thriving sustianable community. 

Englewood Quality of Life : Community Arts and Safety

The Englewood Quality of Life Public Safety Taskforce has launched an on going series of creative intervention in hot spot areas for the last 6 weeks.  Stay tuned for partnership opportunities and full schedule.  

Department of Justice host Office Hours at Teamwork Englewood

The United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois have opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to determine whether there are systemic violations of the Constitution or federal law by the CPD.

Historical Tradition Returns: Englewood Back To School Parade

For 50 plus years the Englewood Back To School Parade has been creating peace, fun and memorable experiences in Englewood. Nothing can compare to this historical event that will return August 27, 2016.

Englewood Quality of Life Mid-Point Celebration

Teamwork Englewood the Englewood Quality of Lifehost at St. Benard Care Center Community Room

Save The Date: Englewood Back 2 School Parade Returns August 27th

The historic Englewood Back 2 School Parade returns for its 54th year on August 27th.

Jean Carter Hill - Home Going

Today in Englewood we send home a steward of community. A loving voice with calloused hands that did the work daily to Imagine Englewood as it could be. Ms. Jean Carter Hill was an institution unto herself teaching multiple generations of importance of comunity work and enviromental justice. 

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