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Welcome to Englewood

At 1 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, community leaders, neighborhood residents, and media crowds gathered on the corner of 63rd and Yale. Everyone wore excitement on their face for the unveiling of the first-ever “Welcome to Englewood” sign. Community residents are happy to see a sign like this be placed in their Englewood community. […]

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Local financial coaching program helps residents build credit histories

Englewood resident Arris Tolbert, 25, wasn’t always aware of the importance of building and maintaining a good credit score. A few years ago, she had just completed her associate’s degree at Kennedy-King College and was getting ready to enter the workforce. At the time, she was looking for resources that would help her prepare for […]

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Public Workshop: Strategies to Improve the Quality of Life in Back of the Yards

To tackle some of the most troublesome issues affecting the Back of the Yards, members of the community came together for a public workshop the afternoon of Wednesday Sept. 21. Greeted with popcorn and bottled waters, over 80 attendees made their way to the second floor of Davis Square Park to take part in a […]