SUMMER JOBS FOR PARENTS AT BLOCKS TOGETHERApril 10, 2014

Parents,

Blocks Together is offering 12 weeks of part-time employment for parents through the Illinois Community Violence Prevention Program.  For more information, join us at our Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, April 22 from 6-8 pm at Blocks Together, 3455 W. North Avenue.

And to Apply, you may visit www.ilcvpp.org and select ‘Humboldt Park as your community of choice.

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BT Members Win Local School Council Elections at Laura Ward Elementary SchoolApril 9, 2014

Congratulations to the Blocks Together members that won the LSC elections at Laura Ward Elementary School; Torrence Frank Shorter, Rosalind Jackson, Lois Crawford, Gertrude Shorter, and Cicely Shorter. The whole slate won at Laura Ward Elementary School and will be building toward a great future for the students of this school that has gone through so much the last year. VICTORY!

Community Meeting on Re-purposing of vacant Laura Ward Elementary SchoolMarch 20, 2014

Please join Blocks Together and Alderman Walter Burnett on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Nia Center, 744 n. Monticello for community dialogue on the re-purposing of the vacant Laura Ward Elementary School. To learn more from BT’s first sponsored meeting you can follow this link to better understand the current proposed process for potential disposition of vacant schools. Also you can learn more about the process and BT’s recommendations at our Co-Director Cecile Carroll’s blog.

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Community Meeting April, 2 2014

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Community Meeting on Re-purposing of vacant Laura Ward Elementary School

Please join Blocks Together and Alderman Walter Burnett on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Nia Center, 744 n. Monticello for community dialogue on the re-purposing of the vacant Laura Ward Elementary School. To learn more from BT’s first sponsored meeting you can follow this link to better understand the current proposed process for potential disposition of vacant schools. Also you can learn more about the process and BT’s recommendations at our Co-Director Cecile Carroll’s blog.

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Community Meeting April, 2 2014

Community Meeting on the Re-Purposing of Laura Ward Elementary School

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on School Repurposing recently released a report on the recommended process for the disposition of the schools closed last year. This process has a short time frame and bidders would have to fund the maintenance of these buildings. Please come to this public meeting around the process and brainstorm potential uses of the building and its impact on the community. The meeting will be held Tuesday March 11th 6-8pm at the Nia Center, 744 N. Monticello.

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Download this fact sheet School Repurposing Blocks Together Fact Sheet on School Re-Purposing

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BT joining the March to Save Our Schools

Join BT in the march to save our schools!

Bus leaves BT at 3pm.

Call to save a seat: 773-276-2194 ext 2005

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