Posts tagged "community gardens"

Homegrown Chicago Food Garden Network Training and Support Programs

Homegrown Chicago Food Garden Network Openlands Community Vegetable Garden Training & Support Program Growing food together has many benefits. Community vegetable gardens help people eat better, the food is more affordable, and members are able to exercise, get to know their neighbors, and help improve the environment. HomeGrown Chicago is designed to support the local... Read more »

Chicago Mayor Can't Stop Summr Crime With More Police Alone, Must Have More Jobs!

As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces new summer police deployment in an effort to stop and increase in Chicago summer crime on the south and westsides, I would hope that The Mayor will recognize that NO AMOUNT of police deployment in Chicago can address the desperate economic conditions at the root of street tensions that... Read more »

Mayor Emanuel Can Jump Start Local Jobs AND Reduce Crime By Investing In Community Gardens and Green Jobs!!

Mayor Emanuel talked his desire to reduce crime and increase local jobs, well the example he set this weekend by attending a groundbreaking for a community garden in Woodlawn is an example that he can set in every low income and high community of Chicago as early as this summer! And it would help him... Read more »

"Obama" Urban Garden Dedicated In Roseland Community Creating Jobs For At-Risk Youth, Inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama

  Roseland Community Collaborative,NFP 258 E. 115th Chicago, IL 60628 773/253-8402 office 773/253-8404 fax Press Release Contact: Julius at (773)440-9912 Or Yvonne at(773) 426-1951 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10 A.M. CDT, August 31st, 2010   “Obama” Urban Garden Dedicated In Roseland (inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama) Chicago, Il, TUESDAY, August 31st, 2010 at 10:00 AM ... Read more »

Transcript of the 4-27-2010 Mark S. Allen's "American Morning" CNN Interview With Mark S. Allen on "Solutions" To Chicago Violence versus The National Guard. Interviewed by CNN Morning Show host Kiran Chetry

  Transcript of the 4-27-2010 “American Morning” CNN Interview With Veteran activist/journalist Mark S. Allen and Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford, on “Solutions” To Chicago Violence versus The National Guard. Interviewed by CNN Morning Show host Kiran Chetry     CHETRY: Well, curving violence in Chicago. A lot of people are wondering what to... Read more »

Father Pfleger Agrees That National Guard In Chicago Equals More Shootings and Death - Why Do media and leaders ignore economic and social conscious solutions?

The Chicago Tribune recently had a forum hosted by WVON’s Cliff Kelley, and there were no major headlines in the days after the forum, like many others that have put any kind of dent in the continued rise in Chicago Violence. Is one reason that major media seems to make more of the headlines of... Read more »