Chicago, IL- Invited by Ta’Rhonda Jones, one of the presenters, who collaborated with Neighborhood Heroes, R.A.G.E. (Resident Association of Greater Englewood), Imagine Englewood If…, Project Hood, Kingdom Avenue, Teamwork Englewood, Ladies of Virtue, Alderwoman Coleman of the 16th Ward, Growing Home, Rebecca Zellview, CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), 28 To Brush Dental Studio, Oak Street Health, U.S. Army, Community Policing, Cook County Illinois, Project Exploration STEAM, and VOA Illinois.
They provided Italian Fiesta Pizza for the Volunteer Staff; who passed out basketballs, essentials such as soaps, facial cleansers, food items; and non essentials such as backpacks, haircuts, COVID TESTING; and more. Supplies were distributed on a first come serve basis, rain or shine, located on 60th Halsted to help make the remote learning process easier for the families in Englewood and greater Chicago area.
I connected with Martin “Crime Chaser” Johnson, Lamon Reccord, Kevin Freeman, Joseph Williams and I met some new community associates and I look forward to seeing the work they do in the community and beyond, check back for updates.