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Jen Sabella

Director of Strategy, Co-Founder

Here’s How You Can Support Block Club Chicago This Giving Tuesday

Any tax-deductible donation you make today will go directly to our reporting team— the ones who bug your alderman and show up to neighborhood meetings so you don’t have to.


Shop Local 2021: A Beverly, Morgan Park And Mount Greenwood Holiday Gift Guide

You can grab records, delicious-smelling candles, popcorn and more from Far Southwest Side stores for the people on your holiday shopping list.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

What’s Something Simple YOU Can Do That Will Have A Positive Impact On Your Block?

Do you have an idea for a community service project but need funding to make it happen? My Block, My Hood, My City wants to hear from you — and give you money!

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

How Chicagoans Are Keeping The Blues At Bay With Pandemic Winter On Its Way

From food-focused neighborhood tours to spooky slumber parties, Chicagoans are finding creative ways to spark joy during this pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

WE’RE HIRING: Senior Editor At Block Club Chicago

Want to work for Block Club? We need you!


Everlane Opens West Loop Pop-Up ‘Denim Bar’

The online fashion site with a cult following has a brick-and-mortar Chicago shop – but only for 12 days.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

How Boxing Helped These West Side Kids Focus On Their Futures

The Bloc has been providing tutoring, mentorship and coaching to North Lawndale kids for years — and they need your help to keep growing.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale