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Happening this Saturday!!

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Join us for the finale of the So Fresh Saturday Tour, Oct. 5th at Lindblom Park located at 6054 S. Damen Ave. from 3pm-7pm.  The So Fresh Saturday Tour is designed for all ages, created by residents of Englewood for residents of Englewood, but of course all are invited as we bring PEACE to the parks of our community!!

Bring the whole family out for music, food, entertainment, resources and more! If you are interested in performing, volunteering or setting up a table as a part of our resource fair, email joinrage@gmail.com or call us at 866-845-1032! Check out a few photos from our back to school edition below!

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Join us for the finale of the So Fresh Saturday Tour, Oct. 5th at Lindblom Park located at 6054 S. Damen Ave. from 3pm-7pm.  The So Fresh Saturday Tour is designed for all ages, created by residents of Englewood for residents of Englewood, but of course all are invited as we bring PEACE to the parks of our community!!

Bring the whole family out for music, food, entertainment, resources and more! If you are interested in performing, volunteering or setting up a table as a part of our resource fair, email joinrage@gmail.com or call us at 866-845-1032! Check out a few photos from our back to school edition below!

Connect + Build + Take Action – September 17th!

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Join R.A.G.E. for our Englewood Village Meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at Earle STEM Elementary School located on 2040 W. 62nd from 6pm – 8pm. All attendees will receive a complimentary dinner, hear R.A.G.E. updates and listen to variety of guest speakers.

So please join us as we gather to “connect, build and take action to force a change in the community.” For more information or if you are interested in serving as a guest speaker, contact R.A.G.E. at 866-845-1032 or email joinrage@gmail.com.

Also, don’t forget to follow us on social media at:

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With the support of Chicago Community Trust, the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (RAGE) teams up with Harvard Business School Professor and Englewood native, Steven Rogers to host Pathways to Capital for Black Entrepreneurs. Prof. Rogers will provide Black Business owners who has been operating for at least 2 years, with an in-depth financial learning experience that will guide business owners on the pathway to capital.

Professor Steven Rogers was recently featured in the must see PBS documentary, BOSS: The Black Experience in Business, and currently teaches Entrepreneurial Finance and a new course titled Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. He is a award-winning speaker, and author of best seller book, Entrepreneurial Finance.

Prior to teaching at Harvard Business School, Professor Rogers taught in the MBA program at the Kellogg School of Management and the Northwestern University PhD program. During this session attendees will learn in great…

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Join R.A.G.E. for our Englewood Village Meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at Earle STEM Elementary School located on 2040 W. 62nd from 6pm – 8pm. All attendees will receive a complimentary dinner, hear R.A.G.E. updates and listen to variety of guest speakers.

So please join us as we gather to “connect, build and take action to force a change in the community.” For more information or if you are interested in serving as a guest speaker, contact R.A.G.E. at 866-845-1032 or email joinrage@gmail.com.

Also, don’t forget to follow us on social media at:

With the support of Chicago Community Trust, the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (RAGE) teams up with Harvard Business School Professor and Englewood native, Steven Rogers to host Pathways to Capital for Black Entrepreneurs. Prof. Rogers will provide Black Business owners who has been operating for at least 2 years, with an in-depth financial learning experience that will guide business owners on the pathway to capital.

Professor Steven Rogers was recently featured in the must see PBS documentary, BOSS: The Black Experience in Business, and currently teaches Entrepreneurial Finance and a new course titled Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. He is a award-winning speaker, and author of best seller book, Entrepreneurial Finance.

Prior to teaching at Harvard Business School, Professor Rogers taught in the MBA program at the Kellogg School of Management and the Northwestern University PhD program. During this session attendees will learn in great detail on how to grow their businesses financially, receive a complimentary breakfast and an exclusive directory of investors for black businesses.

Space is limited and this session is specifically designed for entrepreneurs who have been in business for at least 2 years.

Register here – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pathways-to-capital-for-black-entrepreneurs-wprof-steven-rogers-tickets-68927707629

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With the support of the Safe and Peaceful Chicago initiative, our association is proud to host for the 3rd year, the outdoor employment fair here in Englewood, Jobs on the Block, Wednesday, August 21st. Several employers and community resources will come to the 700 West Block of 66th Place (right off Halsted) for the outdoor hiring event from 10am – 2pm.

There will be over 25 employers on site from companies including Starbucks, FedEx, Amazon, UPS, AT&T, and so much more! All participating employers will have currentopen positions and many of the employers will hire individuals with criminal backgrounds. We will also have work force resources onsite to help individuals remove any barriers to employment. Serious job seekers should plan to attend, dress professionally, and bring a resume, however, it is not required because volunteers will be ready to help you fine tune your resume and…

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Get ready for another Saturday of free food, games, performances, resources, and for this Saturday only, FREE book bags & school supplies! Join us August 31st at Hamilton Park, located 513 W. 72nd St, from 3-7pm for our special Back to School So Fresh Saturday!

In order to reach our goal of providing book bags and supplies for at least 500 families, we need your help! If you can contribute to this impactful and popular event, drop off school supplies at the RAGE office (6620 S. Union) from now until Aug. 30th (11am-4pm on weekdays) or simply donate online! If you require specific drop-off times on the weekends, feel free to send us an email at joinrage@gmail.com to set up a drop off time.

If you are interested in performing please fill out the So Fresh Artist Interest Form and if you are interested in setting up a resource table make sure to fill out the Resource Provider Registration Google Form. For any questions contact us at 866-845-1032 or email us at joinrage@gmail.com.

Also, don’t forget to follow us on social media at:

With the support of the Safe and Peaceful Chicago initiative, our association is proud to host for the 3rd year, the outdoor employment fair here in Englewood, Jobs on the Block, Wednesday, August 21st. Several employers and community resources will come to the 700 West Block of 66th Place (right off Halsted) for the outdoor hiring event from 10am – 2pm.

There will be over 25 employers on site from companies including Starbucks, FedEx, Amazon, UPS, AT&T, and so much more! All participating employers will have current open positions and many of the employers will hire individuals with criminal backgrounds. We will also have work force resources onsite to help individuals remove any barriers to employment. Serious job seekers should plan to attend, dress professionally, and bring a resume, however, it is not required because volunteers will be ready to help you fine tune your resume and we will have professional attire donated!

Special thanks to our partners of the 7th District CAPS Team, TARGET Area Development, Teamwork Englewood, Growing Home, Inc., Safer Foundation, IMAN (Inner-City Muslim Action Network), READI/ Heartland Alliance, Center of New Horizons, Bright Community Services, Tina’s Treasures, and Englewood QLP’s Public Safety and Jobs & Economic Taskforce.

If you are interested in volunteering to set-up, check individuals in, distribute donated professional attire, or serve food to our employers and resource providers, contact RAGE at joinrage@gmail.com.

Saturday we taking over Murray Park! Be there!

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Welcome back everyone! Thank you to everyone who came out to our second So Fresh Saturday stop on July 13th at Hermitage Park! Even though it was hot, everyone was as fresh as could be! We enjoyed seeing everyone come out and we hope you enjoyed the many performances and resources available!

Our 3rd stop this summer will be Murray Park (home of Derrick Rose) located 1743 W 73rd St on Aug 3rd from 3pm-7pm! So make sure you don’t miss out on the fun! We will have more resources, more giveaways, and another packed schedule of amazing performances by Luna Monet, Kayla Jackson, the Move Me Soul South dance group, and many more!

So Fresh Saturday is a resident driven “edu-tainment” series that will showcase various artistic expressions and educational workshops that will focused on youth, entrepreneurship, hip hop, media, social networks, community activism, and culturally…

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