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New City - Safe and Peaceful Communities

In May 2018 The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resouces, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages.

2 days ago

Safe and Peaceful Communities - Gage Park

This week, the Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resouces, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages.

3 days ago

    McKinley Park News - McKinley Park Preps for Annual Memorial Day Parade
    Led by the McKinley Park Civic Association, the McKinley Park neighborhood is getting ready for the May 28, 2018, Memorial Day parade.
    https://mckinleypark.news

4 days ago

    McKinley Park News - Get the Scoop on Best Practices for Landlords, Local Homeownership This Week in McKinley Park
    Current and prospective McKinley Park neighborhood homeowners and local landlords will learn best practices for managing their properties at the New Home Buyer and Landlord Seminar on Thursday evening at Bethany Baptist Church.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 18

Updated May 18

    McKinley Park News - Tadin to Pave Damen; Local Group Announces Air Quality Monitoring
    Asphalt from the local MAT Asphalt plant will be used to fix local streets, announced plant owner Michael Tadin Jr.; a new local environmental group is raising funds for more air quality sensors; and new updates and information on the asphalt plant were announced, affecting the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago and the Central Manufacturing District.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 17

    McKinley Park News - Pl-zeň Owners Pitch Brewpub for 34th and Ashland
    Cesar Gonzalez, owner and proprietor of the popular Pl-zeň gastropub on 18th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood, pitched his plan for a neighborhood brewpub at 34th Street and Ashland Avenue during the Wednesday, May 16, meeting of the McKinley Park Development Council.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 16

    McKinley Park News - Evictions Planned After Forced Gang House Inspection
    Eviction papers have been delivered to residents of the designated gang house building at 3629 S. Wood St., the site of a City of Chicago inspection with forced-entry authority on Friday, May 11, said 12th Ward Chief of Staff Samie Martinez.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 15

    McKinley Park News - Carbon Fee and Dividend Policies Would be a Boon for McKinley Park
    A government policy called Carbon Fee and Dividend would help the McKinley Park neighborhood's health and economy, argues Dr. Noah Paulson in an editorial that examines this environmental policy and the support for it in Chicago, including sponsorship from 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 14

    McKinley Park News - Get a Job, Hop On Your Bike and Connect with the Community This Week in McKinley Park
    If you're looking for work, find opportunities at the Spring Job Fair this Wednesday afternoon, May 16, at the McKinley Park library. At the event, 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas brings together local employers seeking workers, including Gold Star Bakery, Lindahl, Chicago Department of Transportation, MAT Asphalt, the CTA and other businesses.
    https://mckinleypark.news

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    McKinley Park News - CAPS Meeting Details Shoot-Out, Pending Actions Against Gang Houses
    The Wed., May 9, meeting of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) group for Beat 912 provided details on the May 8 shoot-out in the 3600 block of S. Wood St. and pending actions against nearby gang houses in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago, as well as neighborhood crime statistics and more information on gang activity in the 12th Ward.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 09

    McKinley Park News - Latest Batch of Literacy Tutors Trained and Ready at Aquinas
    Fifteen new English literacy tutors completed their training at the Aquinas Literacy Center over the weekend of April 28, getting them ready to assist English language learners through this popular program. The Friday night and Saturday sessions are part of a total of 13 hours of training each tutor undergoes, resulting in their certification to teach English as a Second Language learners.
    https://mckinleypark.news

May 09

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