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Y’all voted, we answered! This summer we asked the community to choose their vision for the newest TIME 21:36 mural, and now we ready to paint! This mural is a representation of what Englewood stands for and we are inviting you out to help us paint! Meet us vat 58th & Racine on Saturday, October 23rd from 12pm-3pm to paint n’ peace and celebrate this new art in the Englewood community!

Fall is here, and that means it’s time for some family fun in Englewood! Kicking off the weekend on Saturday is Growing Home’s Annual Harvest Fest, 10/16! HarvestFest is a part of Open House Chicago which is happening at Growing Home, located at 5814 S. Wood St. Come on out and pop by the RAGE table, and support local Greater Englewood businesses! Free Vegetable Boxes, Face-painting, Kids Games & Prizes, Bouncy House, Food Trucks, and more.

On Sunday fall into autumn at the Branding Englewood x Englewood Branded Fall Fest 3!! Pop by the festival with the family tomorrow Sunday, October 17th from 2-6 pm! Held next door to Englewood Branded at 1546 W. 63rd St, come enjoy a mini carnival complete with a pumpkin patch, entertainment, games & more! Last year we had an absolute blast and this year is looking to be just as lit!! Don’t miss these great events in Englewood this weekend!

Save the date — all RAGE members are invited to join us for our next virtual Member’s Only Meeting on Tuesday, October 19th at 4:30 pm. Don’t let the weather fool you — there’s a lot going on in Englewood! We appreciate every one of our members that have supported RAGE efforts this year, and we want to keep that same energy going!

Join us for an evening of updates, acknowledgements, and opportunities to take action with RAGE! Haven’t joined RAGE yet? Don’t delay, join today and connect + build + take action with other Englewood stakeholders & concerned citizens on October 19th!

We ready, we ready, we ready! Join us tomorrow at the first Englewood Music Fest hosted by 16th Ward Alderman Stephanie Coleman kicking off at Noon!

We are opening up the Englewood Music Fest at 12:15pm this Saturday with the Sounds of So Fresh Saturday! We have a full roster of talented So Fresh Artists to kick off this all-day festival of music, art, and community!

The Englewood Music Fest will be held in partnership with celebrating the 5th Year Anniversary of the Englewood Square Mall, located at 63rd & Halsted. Get your free tickets to the day-long featuring local and nationally renowned musical artists, food, vendors, an e-sports and gaming pavilion, health awareness and screenings, school supplies, and activities for the entire family! Please join us in celebrating what we have all accomplished together in Englewood!

Important Note: Covid-19 protocol for entry

YOU MUST SHOW one of the following with valid picture identification before entering the Englewood Music Festival

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours

Save The Date — Englewood Virtual Village Meeting coming up next week! We’ll be meeting virtually Tuesday, September 21st at 4:30 pm to share RAGE updates, Englewood news + opportunities. Register here to attend.

For more info or if you would like to serve as a guest speaker contact us at 866-845-1032 or email us at joinrage@gmail.com.



Join us TOMORROW – 69th & Morgan – So Fresh Saturday Back to School – Pop Up – 4pm-7pm!

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Get ready to go back to school with RAGE!! Join us for our So Fresh Saturday – Back to School Pop-Up!! We’ll be reclaiming the former site of Wentworth Elementary at 69th & Morgan in the name of peace Saturday, August 28th! Live entertainment, community resources, free food, music, and of course giveaways to get the kids ready for the school year!

Want to join the party as a community resource provider, entertainment, or volunteer? Email joinrage@gmail.com and complete this form to connect + build + take action in Englewood!

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Get ready to go back to school with RAGE!! Join us for our So Fresh Saturday – Back to School Pop-Up!! We’ll be reclaiming the former site of Wentworth Elementary at 69th & Morgan in the name of peace Saturday, August 28th! Live entertainment, community resources, free food, music, and of course giveaways to get the kids ready for the school year!

Want to join the party as a community resource provider, entertainment, or volunteer? Email joinrage@gmail.com and complete this form to connect + build + take action in Englewood!

Next week, all members are invited to join RAGE for an evening of tacos + community + action. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 17th, and meet us at the RAGE Plaza (6622 S. Union) at 4:30pm!  We will be practicing social distancing, so please wear a mask! At this meeting we will be sharing updates on current RAGE projects, gathering member input, and sharing opportunities to get involved with RAGE + Englewood this month.

If you are looking for a way to take action this summer look no further than right here in your own community!  RAGE is in need of support for two events that are happening next week on Thursday, August 19th. We are looking for at least 5 – 6 volunteers total to help out at the Moran Park Job Fair and the Volunteers of America Back to School event. Both taking place in Englewood, on 8/19, from 12:30 to 4 pm. We really need your help to make sure both these events are a success! If you are interested & available please complete the RAGE Summer Volunteer Form as soon as possible.

Don’t forget to set a reminder for the Member’s Only Meeting, and we’ll see you on Tuesday, August 17th!

Calling all Black Business Owners — It’s time to RE-UP in Englewood! As part of the RAGE Economic Uplift Project (Re-UP) we are looking for seasoned Black business owners to collaborate with RAGE in closing the wealth gap in Englewood!

The Re-UP project provides highly affordable commercial sites, in the Englewood community, to business owners committed to operating in these selected sites and hiring Englewood residents. Calling all Black Business Owners — It’s time to RE-UP in Englewood!! Interested? Sign up here: https://bit.ly/ragereup and send any questions/inquiries to reup@ragenglewood.org

Join RAGE next Wednesday, August 11th at 4:30 pm to learn, share and connect with your fellow Englewood stakeholders! If you recently joined RAGE or are interested in learning more about our association’s efforts, this in-depth open house/new member orientation is for you! Registration is required for this event, please make sure to RSVP by emailing joinrage@gmail.com.

We hope to see you all next week at the RAGE Virtual Open House! Get ready to connect + build + take action with RAGE!