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3bdrm/1bath apt,$850

quiet bldg,kedzie & I290 expressway,easy access to public transportation & schools,no pets ,1month security,tenant pay utilities 773-722-6941

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West Garfield Park Stakeholders invite all to attend Jan. 12th Empowerment Meeting

Please come and show your support for community improvement! All are welcome to attend this monthly Community Empowerement meeting.

Monday, January 12th
6pm SHARP
The Allison United Foundation for Better Living
4540 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago

The West Garfield Park Community Stakeholders, Youth Council and other West-side Partners invite you to attend this meeting and discuss how we can Engage, Empower and Enlighten the community. Together, we can Promote a Safe and Drug-free Community, while Bridging the Inter-generational Gaps, and...

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Please come and show your support for community improvement! All are welcome to attend this monthly Community Empowerement meeting.

Monday, January 12th
6pm SHARP
The Allison United Foundation for Better Living
4540 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago

The West Garfield Park Community Stakeholders, Youth Council and other West-side Partners invite you to attend this meeting and discuss how we can Engage, Empower and Enlighten the community. Together, we can Promote a Safe and Drug-free Community, while Bridging the Inter-generational Gaps, and reduce Underage Drinking, Substance Abuse and senseless violence!

The meeting will be a discussion of how critically important it is for our communities to unite to collaboratively and the steps we can start to take.

The West Garfield Park Community Stakeholders is a collection of residents, businesses government representatives, churches and other local concerned citizens whose mission is to bridge the inter-generational gaps in order to promote a safe and drug-free community. They work together with other local organizations, like Fathers Who Care and Austin Weekly News, to improve the quality of life on the West Side of Chicago.

For more information on this event and on the West Garfield Park Community Stakeholders, contact Reverend Jones at 773-287-5821 or walter@fatherswhocare.us.

Visit our website: http://bit.ly/1j7EsZE

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Updated Dec 29

Ward Map Changes

How will the remapping of the wards affect the next election? The 28th ward seems to have grown quite a bit reaching close to UIC now, and encompassing the business area on Taylor. Will the population have changed much? Does this present challenges or opportunities for those running? What do you think?

  • I live in the Tri Taylor area and find it hard to believe none of the professionals in the area has any interest in running for 28th ward alderman.
    Professors, teachers, policy makers, public health and government officials live and or work here. ..and no one is running against Ervin.

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Updated Dec 29

Alderman Ervin :Bloody Streets of the 28th Ward

Ervin has failed again. The past week was a bloodbath in which 20 shootings happened in and around the 28th ward.
Ervin's father was a police commander. You would think the ward would get better police protection.
I talked to some officers that work in nearby police stations. Some white cops won't do police work because they believe Ervin is a racist that will get them fired.

A few black officers believe Ervin will attack them as Uncle Toms. One also said Ervin supports gang drug sales.

Whether this is all true or not, the violence bloodshed and drug activity is all saying one thing
ERVIN HAS TO GO !!!

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    The ward is composed of majority who are welfare types. How can we get the welfare types to oust their patron?

    It doesn't occur to them that kids killing kids, schools where no education occur, streets too dangerous to walk, disgusting filth and growth throughout the ward...has anything to do with their elected leadership.

    How can someone wake them up so that THEY will have better futures for them and their children?

    Any ideas?

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Looking for Ms. Ernestine King of The Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce.

The community badly needs the services provided by the Chamber, it was evident in a meeting today. Ms. King please reconsider reopening the Chamber or if you are no longer interested, would you kindly mentor someone?

Thank you,

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