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Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center

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mtg. April 27 from 2-4p.m.

Artists Peace Hub project - helping to include area residents in the gentrification processof the area around Kedzie pink line stop...encouraging residents to be involved and bringing businesses and entrepreneurs to the area. What would you like to see in this area? Monthly Discussions & Updates. FREE. Discussing proposal for a multi-use building at N.E. Corner of Kedzie & 21 st.

N.E. Corner Kedzie/21st Multi-use Building

first floor storefront space could house:

cooperative art gallery with youth program, performance space, mtg. space

community bookstore with poetry reading space and tutoring area

florist business training/employing adults with disabilities, thrift store

2nd & 3rd floor of same building could house:

various community resources, offices, programs such as girls' empowerment program, boys mentorship program, prostitution alternatives program, job training program, community counseling offices, support group program, parenting program, community referrals program, training & headquarters office for volunteers who greet CTA passengers & oversee conflicts & security around Kedzie pink line stop, etc.

Hospitality & security staff- volunteers trained in conflict resolution and hospitality. They work in pairs around the Kedzie stop to greet passengers, distribute brochures about activities in North Lawndale & Little Village. They also help resolve small conflicts between people in that area, and call 911 when the conflicts are larger and/or crimes are being committed.

Outside Sculpture Garden- bringing artists together with the florist project, including sculptures & a mural.

ArtWalk for North Lawndale/Little Village: bring security via summer tour of both communities.v

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1957 S. Spaulding Ave. at 21stChicago, IL 60623

(41.85376,-87.7075)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Construction
  • Architecture
  • Hospitality
  • Security

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • someone who can give weekly 3-7 hrs. and/or monthly 20 hrs.

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