Block Club Chicago: I Grow Chicago’s 7th Annual Holiday Giveaway

Block Club Chicago: I Grow Chicago’s 7th Annual Holiday Giveaway

Hundreds of people came together at I Grow Chicago’s Peace House on Sunday afternoon during the 7th Annual Holiday Drive. The house was filled to the brim and was a site of controlled chaos. Hawkins, who learned about the event through other relatives, and...
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...