Chicago Sun-Times: Tearing down Englewood homes hasn’t saved it

Chicago Sun-Times: Tearing down Englewood homes hasn’t saved it

In the last decade, 861 buildings were razed in the Greater Englewood area. This is the most demolitions of any community area in Chicago apart from West Town. However, unlike West Town which has seen 1,400 new construction permits and economic development, Englewood...
WBEZ: Englewood Nonprofit Expands Peace Campus

WBEZ: Englewood Nonprofit Expands Peace Campus

Our co-executive director Erin Vogel and Director of Community Engagement Peace Coleman speaks with WBEZ about the recent grand opening of our Family Wellness House. They talk about what this new space means to the community that lives on the block as well as the...
Chicago Defender: Family Resource House Grand Opening

Chicago Defender: Family Resource House Grand Opening

Over 200 people came to celebrate the grand opening of I Grow Chicago’s Family Wellness House. Among the attendees, there were local businesses such as Bill’s Grill Mobile BBQ who donated free lunches, community leaders such as Alderman Raymond Lopez and...