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Maple Walker

Director of Development and Engagement

You’re Invited: Black History Is Chicago History

On Feb. 24, join us for a virtual conversation with historian Shermann "Dilla" Thomas, activist and Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and Folded Map creator Tonika Lewis Johnson on the Black Chicagoans who made our city great.


Block Club Chicago Launches Neighborhood Investigative Fund

Every dollar donated will help our reporters investigate wrongdoing, shine a light on solutions, hold our elected officials accountable and help neighbors when they need it most.


Want To Help Chicago Kids Starting Remote Learning Next Week? These Organizations Need You

From Spanish-speaking volunteers to refurbished laptops and tablets, local kids could use your help starting this unusual school year on the right foot.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Raygun And Block Club Chicago Present: Chicago’s 1st Live Neighborhood Nickname Slogan Contest

Got a great idea for a neighborhood slogan? Join us Feb. 28 at Raygun in Andersonville for a contest.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Block Club Chicago’s FREE West Side Resource Fair Is On Jan. 25

This month, head to Sinai Community Institute for free food, toiletries, information about expungement and more.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale