Hungry for a Change

Hungry for a Change

When you come from a neighborhood where the people there don’t matter it’s time for change. For someone like myself I can honestly say that I was part of the problem. And now I want to be a part of the solution or whatever it takes to see a change. You see you can sit...

The Brave Files: Growing Peace

“You don’t have to be the person our society has told you to be.” What would it look like if we all were able to hear and then live those words? How would we defy expectations and defeat assumptions? How would we change the world and our own paths for the better....

The Chicago Maroon: Community Redevelopment, One Dollar at a Time

“We create opportunities right here at our fingertips.” says Erin, our Co-Executive Director. At I Grow Chicago, we believe in something called activation. Activation is, as the Chicago Maroon writes in a recent feature, “the resurrection of community resources that...