Behind the Program: Peace Fest

Behind the Program: Peace Fest

Kids deserve a block party. And Englewood deserves to be in a positive spotlight, said Mike Kincaide, who organizes Peace Fest at I Grow Chicago. Now in its second year, Peace Fest is as much a celebration as it is a community impact event, with speakers, resources,...

Quentin & Erin on WGN9 People to People

Watch this interview of our co-executive directors sharing the history and mission of I Grow with Micah Materre on a WGN “People to People” segment....

What are you doing about it?

Below is the reflection of our Junior Board president, Olivia Hodges, following the violence in Charlottesville.    After Ferguson, I was talking to a friend. This friend has devoted her life to public service, both through her work and volunteerism. She was telling...