Best of Englewood 2017 in the South Side Weekly

Posted: September 26, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Best of Englewood 2017 in the South Side Weekly Edition

Coordinated by our President Asiaha Butler

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“Asiaha Butler is the president of the Resident Association of Greater Englewood(R.A.G.E.), a former member of the Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation, and organizer of the Englewood Rising campaign, an initiative that brings together these and other community voices to promote positive narratives around the neighborhood. 

The campaign launched billboards in April, featuring photos of Englewood residents in everyday life; its website also publishes profiles on local artists, business owners, and “change agents,” and there are more stories and a bigger social media push still to come.

Here, Butler talks about growing up and organizing in Englewood, and why the neighborhood needs a “rebrand.” 

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