Blocks Together’s Community Forum on Teachers ContractMay 27, 2015

Blocks Together is sponsoring a community forum regarding the current negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools. In 2012 the CTU and CPS negotiations failed and the historic 2012 teachers strike happened. Come ask questions about the contract negotiations, share your concerns and offer input on your own school and community and how both sides can better serve our children during these negotiations. RSVP by emailing blockstogether@gmail.com.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 6-8pm

Where: Kelly Hall YMCA 824 N Hamlin Ave, Chicago

 

Blocks Together Summer Job ProgramMay 5, 2015

BT has a few slots available for young people between the age of 14-18 that are interested or have experience in community organizing or community service work and would like to work over the summer creating change in West Humboldt Park. The program starts Monday, June 29th and ends August 7th. To apply please log on to the website.

BLocks Together 20th anniversaryMarch 19, 2015

Blocks Together’s 20th Anniversary

Come celebrate BT’s work for the last 20 years

BT was started by residents that were working together to improve the West Humboldt Park community. BT has been at the forefront of so many organizing wins in the City of Chicago. From 911 call changes to the building of a new library in the community.  This fundraiser and celebration wil honor the grassroots movement that BT has contributed to since 1995. The event will be Friday, May 22nd at Bethel New Life Amberg Hall at 1140 N.  Lamon Ave. Tickets are $50 per person and organizations and businesses can purchase advertisements for our program book and receive complimentary tickets. To purchase your ticket or ad please contact Cecile Carroll at 773-276-2194 ext. 2003 or email at blockstogether@gmail.com. To purchase tickets online go to our paypal link.

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Blocks Together’s Community Forum on Teachers Contract

Blocks Together is sponsoring a community forum regarding the current negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools. In 2012 the CTU and CPS negotiations failed and the historic 2012 teachers strike happened. Come ask questions about the contract negotiations, share your concerns and offer input on your own school and community and how both sides can better serve our children during these negotiations. RSVP by emailing blockstogether@gmail.com.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 6-8pm

Where: Kelly Hall YMCA 824 N Hamlin Ave, Chicago

 

Blocks Together LSC Training

This Saturday January 24th and next Saturday January 31st Blocks Together will be sponsoring Local School Council training at BT’s office 3455 West North Avenue. The training will start promptly at 9am and end at 5pm both days. To RSVP email blockstogether@gmail.com or call Cecile Carroll 773-276-2194.

TIF Project Expos

The Peoples Budget consist of residents living in the Chicago/Central Park TIF deciding how $2 million dollars from the TIF will be used. Project may fall under one of the 4  categories :

Affordable Housing, Job Training, Public Works and Small Business

If you live within the Chicago/Central Park TIF come out to the Project Expo’s and learn about projects designed by Community Residents from the Chicago/ Central Park TIF .

Projects Elected by community residents will receive funding from the Chicago Central Park TIF.

November 7th,  14th               3:00– 6:00 p.m.               Graffiti Zone  3722 W Chicago Ave.

November 8th , 14th              12:00– 2:30 p.m.              Daley Library   733 N Kedzie

November 11th , 14th               6:00– 8:00  p.m.              Daley Library    733 N. Kedzie

 


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