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.

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

West Side Group Wins $300,000 Grant For Program That Helps Young Men At Risk Of Violence Become Local Leaders

The grant will allow MAAFA Redemption Project to rehab a building to house more men in the program, which provides job training, counseling and mentorship.

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Here’s Where You Can Vote Early And Safely Drop Off Vote-By-Mail Ballots In Chicago (MAP)

Early voting will kick off Oct. 1 and officials will start sending out vote-by-mail ballots Sept. 24.

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

Hyde Park Jazz Festival Wants You To Support Musicians This Weekend — Just Don’t Mob Their In-Person Concerts

Saturday's concerts will be livestreamed from the Logan Center on the University of Chicago campus. Sunday afternoon's performances will be livestreamed and held at 18 locations throughout Hyde Park.