Six of the seven founders of the South Side Giving Circle pose for a picture (L-R): ​Nicole Reed, Jessyca Dudley, ​Phaedra M. Leslie​,​ Felicia Davis​, ​Melody M. Miller​, Nicole Robinson (Cristal Gary, not pictured, is also a founding member). Chicago Foundation For Women

Meet The South Side Queenmakers: Philanthropists Team Up To Invest In Black Women And Girls

The group, formed through the Chicago Foundation For Women, will issue grants to groups dedicated to helping black women and girls.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

City Officials Approve ‘Roadmap’ For Attracting Development, Arts And Culture To South Shore

The plan focuses on upgrading 75th and 79th Streets from Stony Island Avenue to the lakefront.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.