13 hours ago

Lunch N' Learn - RAGE Open House - 2/3!

Are you an Englewood resident or stakeholder looking to join forces with other residents to strengthen their continued efforts to increase peace, pride and unity in Englewood? Have you heard about the R.A.G.E. and want to learn more? Or did you recently join and don’t know where to start? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this open house is for you! Come learn about us over a complimentary lunch at R.A.G.E headquarters - 6620 South Union Ave., Ste. 2 - February 3rd, 11am!

Please email us at joinrage@gmail.com to RSVP.

41 hours ago

Health and Wellness Task Force

Join the group of change agents committed to creating a healthy Englewood!
Come out to the Englewood QLP Health and Wellness Task Force meeting scheduled for Monday, January 22th from 5:30pm-7pm at Ogden Park Community Room- located at 6500 s. Racine. The Englewood QLP Health and Wellness Task Force envisions Englewood as a progressive model for health and wellness. We are a community committed to improving the holistic health of residents through intergenerational programs and resources. 
All are welcome! Tell your neighbor and bring a friend. #EnglewoodRising 
Questions? Contact us: qlp-health-taskforce@googlegroups.com or 773-488-6704

    Google Groups
    Google Groups allows you to create and participate in online forums and email-based groups with a rich experience for community conversations.
    https://groups.google.com

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3 days ago

Englewood native recognized by Athletes for a Better World initiative

NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Senior men's basketball student-athlete Kenny Doss, Jr., was among 25 individuals across all NCAA divisions and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics recognized by the Athletes for a Better World initiative Wednesday, Jan. 17. Doss, Jr., and the group were each semifinalists for the prestigious Wooden Cup award. It is presented annually to distinguished athletes from any sport – two high school, one intercollegiate, and one professional – that best display character, teamwork, and citizenship, the attributes Athletes for a Better World deem central to transforming individuals, sport, and society. The award establishes the recipients as athletes of excellence both on and off the field, role models both as performers and persons, the most important and distinctive honor athletes can achieve. A native of Chicago, Ill., Doss, Jr. and his father, Kenny Doss, Sr., run Bridge The Gap, a not-for-profit that gets kids in his old neighborhood of Englewood off the street and puts basketballs in their hands. The idea is to provide both a safe haven and some structure, and it flows from an impulse to make a difference in his world that is in the best tradition of MU and its mission. It includes 60 to 70 kids and encompasses both a summer basketball tournament and one over Christmas. Some of the kids play; some show up either to watch or help out keeping the scorebook and picking up trash. The mission, Doss says, is to "stop the violence and change the culture of the neighborhood." It's about offering kids headed down the wrong path a way out, and helping kids who haven't yet chosen a path find the right one. Athletes for a Better World announced the same day that University of Pennsylvania fencing student-athlete Ashley Marcus; University of Redlands' women's soccer student-athlete Hannah Menk; The College of Wooster football student-athlete Patrick Mohorcic; and Marist College cross country student-athlete Steve Rizzo were selected as the four finalists for the collegiate honor.

    Englewood native recognized by Athletes for a Better World initiative - Englewood Portal
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Senior men's basketball student-athlete Kenny Doss, Jr., was among 25 individuals across all NCAA divisions and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

3 days ago

Application Assistance for K - 12 Tax Credit Scholarships

Where would you send your chlid to school if the possibilities were limitless?

    Application Assistance for K - 12 Tax Credit Scholarships - Englewood Portal
    Big Shoulders scholarship
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

3 days ago

Is your New Year’s resolution hazardous to your hips?

About half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions – many of them aimed at developing a healthier lifestyle.

    Is your New Year's resolution hazardous to your hips? - Englewood Portal
    5 easy fixes to stop your self-improvement goals from hurting your hips
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

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Progressionista, Girl's Book Club, Coming to West Englewood Library on Jan. 20th!

Imagine Englewood If is partnering with Progressionista, a Detroit based non-profit, to bring an amazing girl's book club to the Greater Englewood community! Progressionista  will introduce Englewood girls ages 8-12 to leisure reading through monthly book club meetings featuring women professionals. The book club will meet every third Saturday from 11am-1pm at the West Englewood Library located on 1745 W 63rd Street from January 2018- June 2018. 

    Progressionista, Girl's Book Club, Coming to West Englewood Library on Jan. 20th! - Englewood Portal
    Imagine Englewood If is partnering with Progressionista, a Detriot based non-profit, to bring an amazing girl's book club to West Englewood Library! Progressionista - Greater Englewood will introduce
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

6 days ago

Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.
Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, January 26 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, January 27 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to begin as a tutor. Please register in advance. For more information, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

Jan 13

Updated Jan 14

Two homicide victims identified

Isaiah Clark, 28, of the 6100 block of South Justine Street, was also killed Friday when he got into an argument with two men in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

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Peter Puleo, 34, of the 1700 block of North Sawyer Avenue was shot and killed about 5:15 p.m on Tuesday on the Northwest Side.

Puleo was shot following an argument in the 1900 block of North Albany Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood, police said. He was struck in the head and taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:22 p.m.

Isaiah Clark, 28, of the 6100 block of South Justine Street, was also killed Friday when he got into an argument with two men in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

    Two homicide victims identified
    Two recent homicide victims have been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • RAKARWOWSKI RETIRED CITY WORKER, CLEANING UP HUMBOLDT PARK

    Sad what is happening around here again.

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R.A.G.E DEEPENS ITS IMPACT IN 2017 - Year in Review!

Happy New Year from RAGE!!

    R.A.G.E DEEPENS ITS IMPACT IN 2017 - Year in Review! - Englewood Portal
    The Resident Association of Greater Englewood would like to thank all of our members and supporters for the amazing contributions of time, resources, dedication and support in positively affecting
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 10

R.A.G.E DEEPENS ITS IMPACT IN 2017 - Year in Review!

Happy New Year from RAGE!!

We are very proud to share with you many of the successes and accomplishments we had in 2017.

Click the here for our newsletter here: http://mailchi.mp/97db5ddea23d/rage-deepens-its-impact-in-2017-year-in-review

    R.A.G.E DEEPENS ITS IMPACT IN 2017 - Year in Review!
    Year in Review!
    http://mailchi.mp

Jan 10

Jan 09

Important Community Meetings – Englewood High School Closings

Let your voice be heard at the community meetings for the Englewood HS closures.

    Important Community Meetings - Englewood High School Closings - Englewood Portal
    Let your voice be heard at the various community meetings happening in January regarding the Englewood HS closures.
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 09

All Are Invited - Englewood Village Meeting - Jan. 16th!

Join R.A.G.E as we host our first 2018 Englewood Village Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Lindblom Math and Science Academy – 6130 S Wolcott Ave. Chicago, IL 60636 from 6pm-8pm.

You will learn about RAGE’s current projects, relevant community news and connect with others who want to transform our neighborhood to be a Greater Englewood!

Topics will include but limited to; RAGE Updates, Voter's Education, Volunteer Opportunities & more!

Refreshments will be served so arrive promptly at...

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Join R.A.G.E as we host our first 2018 Englewood Village Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Lindblom Math and Science Academy – 6130 S Wolcott Ave. Chicago, IL 60636 from 6pm-8pm.

You will learn about RAGE’s current projects, relevant community news and connect with others who want to transform our neighborhood to be a Greater Englewood!

Topics will include but limited to; RAGE Updates, Voter's Education, Volunteer Opportunities & more!

Refreshments will be served so arrive promptly at 6pm. For more info please contact us at 866-845-1032 or email joinrage@gmail.com.

Don’t forget to follow us on Social Media:

Facebook: R.A.G.E – Resident Association of Greater Englewood
Instagram: @RAGE_Englewood
Twitter: @Join_RAGE

Tell a neighbor and we hope to see you there!

Jan 09

New Board members welcomed at the Chicago Dental Society -- Dr. Yetta McCullom appointed Kenwood/Hyde Park Branch Director

With more than 30 years of experience as a practicing periodontist in Chicago, Dr. Yetta McCullom joins the Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Board, and was sworn in as a board member and director of the Kenwood/Hyde Park branch, at a ceremony held on Sunday, November 12, at the Palmer House Hotel.

    New Board members welcomed at the Chicago Dental Society -- Dr. Yetta McCullom appointed Kenwood/Hyde Park Branch Director - Englewood Portal
    With more than 30 years of experience as a practicing periodontist in Chicago, Dr. Yetta McCullom joins the Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Board, and was sworn in as a board member and director of the
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 09

New Board members welcomed at the Chicago Dental Society -- Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry appointed President-elect

With nearly 30 years of experience as a practicing general dentist, Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry was sworn in as president-elect of the Chicago Dental Society (CDS), at a ceremony held on Sunday, November 12, at the Palmer House Hotel. Dr. Watson-Lowry is only the third woman to hold the position in the history of the society.

    New Board members welcomed at the Chicago Dental Society -- Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry appointed President-elect - Englewood Portal
    With nearly 30 years of experience as a practicing general dentist, Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry was sworn in as president-elect of the Chicago Dental Society (CDS), at a ceremony held on Sunday, November
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 09

Call All Future Homeowners: Attend The Ready To Buy Englewood Workshop!

Ready To Buy A Home In Englewood Workshop:

    Call All Future Homeowners: Attend The Ready To Buy Englewood Workshop! - Englewood Portal
    Interested in being a homeowner? Join this informational workshop Saturday January 27, learn about the Micro Market Recovery Program, learn how to get mortgage ready and understanding home values.
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 09

Man fatally shot in laundromat parking lot following altercation

The shooting happened just before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Wash Perfect Coin Laundry in the 1500 block of West Garfield.

    Man fatally shot in laundromat parking lot following altercation
    CHICAGO -- A man has died after being shot during an argument in the parking lot of a laundromat in the Englewood neighborhood. The shooting happened just before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Wash Perfect Coin Laundry in the 1500 block of West Garfield.
    http://wgntv.com

Jan 09

2 killed, 3 wounded in city shootings

...50 a.m. Tuesday, police said. He was arguing with two other men in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard when one or both of them fired shots, hitting the man in the chest, back...

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It happened about 5:45 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Thomas Street in the city’s Austin neighborhood.

...30 a.m. Tuesday, police said. The man heard knocking on his door in the 12100 block of South Bishop Street when two masked men and a woman tried to force their way inside the home...

The shooting happened in the 4000 block of West Monroe Street when two men, 21 and 26, were sitting in a black Buick sedan, police said. Someone inside a gray pickup truck fired shots and then fled west on Monroe, police said.

    Police: Concealed carry holder fatally shoots would-be robber in Austin home invasion
    Man, 23, shot dead by concealed carry holder during attempted robbery.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 09

Person Shot To Death During Argument In Back Of The Yards

A male, whose age was unknown, got in an argument with two other males at 3:52 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard when one or both of them fired shots, striking him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.

    Person Shot To Death During Argument In Back Of The Yards
    A male, whose age was unknown, got in an argument with two other males at 3:52 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard when one or both of them fired shots, striking him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 09

EQLP Housing & Public Spaces Taskforce Meeting

Please join us for the January 2018 Housing and Public Spaces Taskforce Meeting.

    EQLP Housing & Public Spaces Taskforce Meeting - Englewood Portal
    EQLP Housing and Public Spaces Monthly Meeting
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 08

ENGLEWOOD WOMEN: RE-BOOT, RECLAIM, REDFINE YOUR LIFE THROUGH THE EWI DURING "UNITY DAY" AT KKC WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

On Unity Day, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 11:00am-2:30pm Kennedy-King College (KKC) and Teamwork Englewood in association with Chicago Foundation for Women will launch the inaugural “Clearing the Roadblocks” event. The collaboration supports the Englewood Women’s Initiative (EWI) that creates pathways to economic security. The morning session begins at 11:00am and the afternoon session begins at 1:00pm in room W240 at Kennedy-King College, 6301 South Halsted Street, Chicago.

    ENGLEWOOD WOMEN: RE-BOOT, RECLAIM, REDFINE YOUR LIFE THROUGH THE EWI DURING "UNITY DAY" AT KKC WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 - Englewood Portal
    Kennedy-King College Launches Economic Empowerment Initiative for Englewood Women with Teamwork Englewood and the Englewood Women's Initiative.
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

Jan 06

Jan 05

Money Moves Vision Board Workshop

Spend Your Monday Honoring MLK With A Vision & Purpose!

    Money Moves Vision Board Workshop - Englewood Portal
    Come, create your '2018 Financial Vision' with Aja McClanahan of Princples of Increase and RaShanah Baldwin of Baldwin Media Group for MLK Day! What better way is there to honor his legacy than by
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

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Englewood Village Meeting

Connect + Build + Take Action

    Englewood Village Meeting - Englewood Portal
    Join R.A.G.E as we host our first 2018 Englewood Village Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Lindblom Math and Science Academy - 6130 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL 60636 from 6:00pm
    http://www.englewoodportal.org

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