Adult volunteers and youth from the Washington Park neighborhood harvest fruit and make pies to share at two community gatherings a year.
SuperStars Summer Arts Camp brings out talent and social skills of children on the autism spectrum through drama, art and dance.
Borchert Field resident Andre Lee Ellis has taken anti-violence efforts into his own hands, paying young black men to clean up their neighborhood for several hours each weekend.
The premiere of a documentary focusing on how violence affects local teens drew an audience of about 1,000 people to the Oriental Theatre.
Forgivable loans for residents to repair their homes and a grant from the Zilber Family Foundation to remodel Neu-Life, at 2014 W. North Ave., are providing a boost to the Lindsay Heights neighborhood.
A recently expanded program in District 3 helps keep prostitutes off the street and on the road to a better life.
Repairs to the fire-damaged Walnut Way Community Center are nearly complete, but the organization continues to work on the building to comply with the Americans with Disability Act.
Shooting victims tell their personal stories of violence and survival and work with community members to find solutions.
Food justice advocates stressed the importance of equal access to fresh food at a local Martin Luther King Day celebration.
Washington Park Partners celebrated the group’s successes during the past year at its annual community gathering.