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With the Competition for the Chicago Prize Behind Them, South and West Side Community Organizations Keep Doing the Work

Solutions are not easy, but these projects are at the forefront of the conversation from organizers continuing to do the daily work of building coalitions to shore up power. 

Artists in Residence in four INVEST South/West neighborhoods - Auburn Gresham Selected Dorian Sylvain!

Mayor Lightfoot announced the artist residence program in four neighborhoods on the south and west sides. artists were selected through a community led process. This will lead to public art and cultural programs for Auburn Gresham, Austin, Englewood and new city back of the yards!

AUBURN GRESHAM SAYS THANK YOU TOO AS-- Mayor Lightfoot Celebrates Accomplishments of Invest South/West on One-Year Anniversary!

AUBURN GRESHAM SAYS THANK YOU and LET'S GET STARTED! AS Mayor’s signature initiative has laid the foundation for equitable, long-term economic development in 10 South and West Side communities and catalyzed nearly $400 million of committed investment. 

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