Pastor Clarence Brown, the new chairman of the faith-based subcommittee, addresses a roomful of fellow Englewood church leaders during the monthly meeting at the Englewood (7th) District police station.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Englewood Clergy Team Up To Keep Blocks Safe As Summer Heats Up

Neighborhood churches plan to collaborate on creating fun, family-friendly events to increase the peace. "We have to do our part to connect with the community," one pastor said.

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Pitchfork Lineup Announced: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run the Jewels, The National To Headline Fest

Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Big Thief, The Fiery Furnaces and Twin Peaks will also rock the fest.

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Elected School Board Bill To Get A Renewed Push In The Illinois Legislature

Elected school boards exist in 90% of school districts across the country, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study.