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Corey Brooks

Corey Brooks
Corey Brooks

Rooftop Pastor’s Woodlawn Community Center Plan Gets Big Boost Thanks To $8 Million From McCormick Foundation

Pastor Corey Brooks spent months camped out on a rooftop to raise money for the center, which will be called the Robert R. McCormick Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Parkway Gardens Owner To Help Design, Build Project H.O.O.D. Community Center In Woodlawn

Pastor Corey Brooks has lived in a tent on a shipping container in Woodlawn for more than 100 days, aiming to raise $35 million for a community center. Now, developer Related Midwest is stepping in to help.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Project H.O.O.D. Launches Program To Help South Side Job Seekers: ‘We Have The People, They Have The Tools’

A new partnership with CareerBuilder aims to help South Siders find employment.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Here’s Where You Can Pick Up A Free Care Package On The South Side This Weekend

Packages will include food and personal hygiene products.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore