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...

Kusanya Keeps it Real Local

One of our Partners in Peace, Kusanya Cafe, was featured in SCE.  Kusanya is a place of the people, for the people, by the people—of Englewood. The organization runs on cafe sales, small donations and grants, but thrives on community engagement, intentional...

Progressive: I Grow Chicago plants the seeds of neighborhood hope

For most Englewood residents, violence is woven into the fabric of daily life. Although residents and community members walk freely into the house when it is open, once the Peace House closes, Englewood residents still have to deal with their problems though many lack...