Our Hood is Made of Heroes

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Our Heroes

I Grow Chicago founder Robbin Carroll was selected as a finalist for the 2019 CNN Heroes Award for her innovative community building work in Englewood. But we do nothing alone. I Grow Chicago is co-created and powered by neighbors reclaiming and restoring their community. Below are some of our heroes we’d like you to meet.

Everyone can be a hero – so we asked our neighbors: what makes you a hero?

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