Chicago Reader Features I Grow Chicago’s 4th Anniversary

“If people want peace, they have to invest in peace,”  Erin told the reporter for the Chicago Reader. As we celebrated our fourth anniversary, we were happy to share our history, present and collective, more peaceful future with the local paper. The candid...
I Grow Chicago discusses March for Our Lives on WVON

I Grow Chicago discusses March for Our Lives on WVON

Cliff Kelley of WVON invited I Grow Chicago onto the air to talk about the March for Our Lives, the importance of gun reform and why it matters to the residents of Englewood. Co-executive director Erin Vogel and student leader Eldridge Brown shared how I Grow Chicago...
The Power of Inclusion in Hard Times

The Power of Inclusion in Hard Times

In my short time with I Grow, I’ve gotten to know so many great people at the Peace House.  The wonderful neighbors have shared with me their stories, joys, and even pains with me in these community walls.  I can’t put in words how moved I’ve been by the people I’ve...