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12th of August 2010

B-Ball on the Block

B-Ball on the Block is a community initiative where youth come and enjoy games of basketball on beautiful summer days. For three years, on six Friday afternoons, different blocks in both East and West Humboldt Park transform into safe places where young people come and enjoy themselves in a positive environment.

11th of August 2010

Are Police Surveillance Cameras a Good Investment?

Gaper’s Block writes about research that includes Humboldt Park

10th of August 2010

CeaseFire Employees Work to Stop Violence with Experience

Red Eye reports on the work of CeaseFire West in Humboldt Park

6th of August 2010

After Thirty Years, a Patriot Comes Home

The longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner in United States prisons, Carlos Alberto Torres, was released on parole and was welcomed by over 500 people

State Budget Hurting Anti-Violence Programs

An article in the Trib outlines how state budget troubles are impacting anti-violence initiatives

9th of July 2010

West Humboldt Park Grows Small Businesses

With help to access funding to expand, west Humboldt Park’s Thermal Electric is one of many businesses on Chicago Avenue that are finding the community a good place to be

2nd of July 2010

Rosa Parks Apartments Adds Affordable Units in Humboldt Park

Gov. Quinn and other officials came out for the grand opening of west Humboldt Park’s first green affordable housing development

Rosa Parks Development Noted in New York Times

Recovery Act funds help build affordable housing in Humboldt Park

West Humboldt Park Farmer’s Market a Success

Locally grown produce, cooking demonstrations, other merchandise and more is on hand at the monthly farmer’s market

20th of June 2010

Fijan nueva estrategia para los Apartamentos Zapata

El periódico La Raza describe importantes avances en la lucha comunitaria a favor de la construcción de los Apartamentos Zapatas.