Blacks In Green
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Offshore Wind Farm Envisioned For Southeast Side As Legislators Push ‘Rust Belt To Green Belt’ Fund
The fund would support workforce diversity programs and pursue federal grant funding to train Black and Brown workers, women and veterans for construction careers.
A Woodlawn Nonprofit Is Planting Trees Before Winter. Here’s How To Request A Free Tree Near You
Blacks In Greens wants to find homes for 12 large shade trees on parkways before the weather gets too cold.
On What Would Be Emmett Till’s 80th Birthday, Till Mobley House Museum Receives Landmark Plaque
The Woodlawn home where Till lived with his mother received landmark designation in January. Organizer Naomi Davis is leading an $11 million project to transform it into a museum.
Emmett Till’s Former Home, Now A Chicago Landmark, Will Become A Museum
Till's brutal death at the hands of white supremacists helped spark the Civil Rights Movement. The Woodlawn home where he lived with his mother was designated a Chicago landmark Wednesday.
Woodlawn’s Newly Opened Green Living Room Has Coffee, Job Opportunities — And Tips For Saving The Earth
“Going north to find a nice place? Nobody wants to do that,” said Asadah Kirkland, a consultant for the nonprofit behind the cafe. “This creates an environment where you can come in and get everything done.”