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.

Blocks Together Hosts the WHP Block Club NetworkMarch 16, 2015

Block Club Network Meeting on Tuesday, March 17 at 6 p.m. (Nia Family Center, 744 North Monticello Avenue). The meeting will be facilitated by Blocks Together and Ms. Lois Crawford (900 Block of North Lawndale). We have great presenters for this meeting!

 

  • ·         Malcolm X College will present on the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center. Come out & learn how to advance your educational credentials!
  • ·         West Humboldt Park Development Council will introduce the Block Club Network Leadership Development Academy. Come and learn about the details of this exciting new venture!
  • ·         The Northwest Side Housing Center will briefly introduce their organization and work related to community organizing!
  • ·         WHP Health & Wellness Events: Passport to Wellness, Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Move for Life, Community Bike Ride, 5K event!
  • ·         Updates from Alderman Burnett of the 27th Ward!

 

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Blocks Together Calendar

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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Date change for BT”s People’s Dinner Fundraiser

Blocks Together’s People’s Dinner Fundraiser date has changed. It will be Sunday, November 23rd 6-9pm at La Finca, 6237 S. Archer Road in Summit, Illinois. Tickets are $25.00 and includes food and drinks. There will be a cash bar. You can purchase your tickets online at the Blocks Together webpage, www.btchicago.org,  to purchase your ticket or you buy tickets at Blocks Together through our paypal button.  

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