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Welcome to the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) Website!

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We Welcome You to Attend our Village Meetings

…BI-MONTHLY ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH -Next Meeting – Tuesday, May 19th – Location/Time: Lindblom Math & Science Academy – 6130 S. Wolcott Ave. – 6pm-8pm. To view the RAGE or other community click on the Calendar of Events.

 

 

Are you an asset to the community? Do you see opportunities where others see failure? Are you looking to become connected with others who are actively pursuing the betterment of Greater Englewood? Then join R.A.G.E.! E-mail us at joinrage@gmail.com or call 866-845-1032.

You may now donate or pay your membership dues online!  If you are joining RAGE please complete the membership application below and  pay online! Your donations and dues will be used to help the efforts of R.A.G.E…Donate today!

 

Who is R.A.G.E.?

RAGE Members Sonya Harper and Teresa Gonzalez at Greater Englewood Clean Up Day

R.A.G.E. stands for the Resident Association of Greater Englewood, a resident-driven association established to build relationships with fellow residents, Englewood’s public officials, business owners and organizations.  R.A.G.E. is a grassroots organization that strategizes to address community problems, creates tangible solutions (holistic and block by block) and actively seeks ways to keep fellow residents informed about the latest news in Englewood, Chicago.  A need for change in Chicago’s Englewood community is apparent and a voice for the community is long overdue. R.A.G.E. is the voice speaking out to empower, educate, uplift and motivate fellow residents and stake holders on many of the issues that face the community.

Our main focus areas are Education/Youth Development, Economic Development and Civic Engagement & Empowerment in the Greater Englewood neighborhood.

 R.A.G.E. Top Ten Goals for 2015

  1. Work with our elected officials to develop a resident based advisory council for the Englewood Neighborhood TIF
  2. Develop an Englewood Policy Agenda
  3. Engage in Englewood Rebranding and Beautification Efforts
  4. Increase executive membership (residents of Greater Englewood) to 200 members
  5. Support of Youth Empowerment, Character Development and Active Student Voice in Addressing Educational and Community Development Needs. (Englewood Education Strategic Plan, 2012)
  6. Recruit and Develop Young Professional Taskforce to in order to develop leaders, activist, and entrepreneurs servicing Englewood as mentors and innovators.
  7. Partner with existing education oriented/youth empowerment organizations to establish an educational/edu-tainment entity.
  8. Support and participate in the establishment of a community driven co-operative to research requirements for an acquisition of a closed school building/joint-use partnership to create an Englewood community learning center.
  9. Strengthen relationships with existing movements/coalitions (i.e. Englewood Railway Coalition, Grow Greater Englewood, Englewood Votes, etc.)
  10. Create peaceful social spaces and civic activities throughout Greater Englewood.

If your efforts are aligned with any of these goals please complete the contact us form below.

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R.A.G.E – Resident Association of Greater Englewood

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You may now donate or pay your membership dues online!  If you are joining RAGE please complete the membership application below! Your donations and dues will be used to help the efforts of R.A.G.E…Donate today!

Please complete above web application and pay your membership dues online today!

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”