Behind the Barrier: Food Insecurity

Behind the Barrier: Food Insecurity

Fund the Frontlines The area where we are based, West Englewood, is a food desert because of the lack of accessible fresh and nutritional food. Staying healthy is more than just staying distant right now; health requires giving your body what it needs to be at its...
Behind the Barrier: Incarceration

Behind the Barrier: Incarceration

At I Grow Chicago, we do work on the ground and get to witness some of the barriers to wellness and ways we prevent all of us from thriving. When we see injustice, we must share so we can create a world we all deserve to live in: where love lives in public and no life...
Behind the Barrier: Internet Access During COVID-19

Behind the Barrier: Internet Access During COVID-19

Within a crisis, everything becomes limited: limited resources, limited time, limited energy. For our community, the limited resources and access they had are even further diminished in this crisis. One of the most important things revealed within this pandemic are...