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Deadline slowing approaching! Spread the word to Englewood students needing a scholarship!

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As a part of our newly created “RAGE Neighbor Fund” launching this fall, we are excited to announce that our association will be offering two NEW scholarship awards in the amount of $1000 for students who reside in Englewood or West Englewood!

We are committed to making a meaningful impact in the community, and benefitting the lives of first year college students by providing a one time monetary scholarship to attain their personal and professional goals and to lead change in their communities. R.A.G.E. is encouraging all incoming college students from the Englewood community to apply! Applications will be open and accepted starting today, Thursday, July 1st and closed on July 30th at Midnight. Awardees will be notified the first week of August and honored at the Englewood Stomp the Yard event on August 7th. 

We will be awarding two different scholarships in the amounts of $1000.00

The Samaiya Butler…

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Tomorrow’s Virtual Englewood Village Meeting is not one you want to miss!! We had such an incredible time last weekend at So Fresh Saturdays — let’s keep that same momentum & zoom in tomorrow, July 20th at 4:30 pm – 6 pm! We have a ton of RAGE updates to share, including updates on TIME 21:36, The Re-UP, Chicago Flats Initiative, and so much more!! There’s no better time than NOW to connect + build + take action in Englewood! Register now at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Q2Ap9lNSQH2-eMEf08Jvaw



It’s that time again!! Join us for our pop-up edition of So Fresh Saturday from 4 pm – 7 pm this Saturday, July 17th!! Our last So Fresh Saturday in the RAGE Plaza was amazing, and this time we’re taking it to a new spot on the block! If you follow us on social media you may have seen a preview of the location, and thought, “Where is that???” The answer is: 58th & Elizabeth, the site of the former Bontemps Elementary school! 

Former BonTemps Elementary Playground

Free food, raffles, games, and more! If you would like to perform or serve as a resource provider, complete this form here.

Are you a performer, musician, entertainer or dancer? Join our line-up of performing artists at this weekend’s event! Performing artists of all kinds are welcome, as long as the act is family-friendly (no profanity or vulgar language). If you’d like to perform send us an email at joinrage@gmail.com or shoot us a DM on Instagram!

We are also looking for volunteers to help during the event! If you would like to help R.A.G.E. ensure this So Fresh Saturday is safe, fun, and enjoyable for the whole community please let us know! Send an email to joinrage@gmail.com to volunteer and pop up on us!! Let’s go! 

As a part of our newly created “RAGE Neighbor Fund” launching this fall, we are excited to announce that our association will be offering two NEW scholarship awards in the amount of $1000 for students who reside in Englewood or West Englewood!

We are committed to making a meaningful impact in the community, and benefitting the lives of first year college students by providing a one time monetary scholarship to attain their personal and professional goals and to lead change in their communities. R.A.G.E. is encouraging all incoming college students from the Englewood community to apply! Applications will be open and accepted starting today, Thursday, July 1st and closed on July 30th at Midnight. Awardees will be notified the first week of August and honored at the Englewood Stomp the Yard event on August 7th. 

We will be awarding two different scholarships in the amounts of $1000.00

The Samaiya Butler HBCU Scholarship

The “Samaiya Butler HBCU scholarship” is a scholarship that was created to honor Samaiya Butler, an Englewood resident and long time R.A.G.E member/youth intern since the tender age of 10. Due to her commitment to Englewood and community service she earned the Bonner Scholarship which was a full ride at Spelman College. Samaiya Butler graduated from Spelman in 2020, and is also a Lindblom High School Alum. Samaiya Butler is very dedicated and committed to community service and giving back to her community. This scholarship will be awarded a one time monetary award to a student who resides in Englewood or West Englewood and will be attending a Historical Black College or University. Link here to access the Samaiya Butler HBCU Scholarship or access via the QR Code below – https://form.jotform.com/211806446376156

HBCU Scholarship Application

The RAGE Neighbor Scholarship

The RAGE Neighbor Scholarship as a part of our Re-Up program will provide students who reside in Englewood or West Englewood, with a one time $1000 scholarship who are enrolled in any accredited college or university. Access the link to apply here – https://form.jotform.com/211806366709157

RAGE Neighbor Scholarship Application

FOR MORE INFO CONTACT R.A.G.E AT 866-845-1032 or email us joinrage@gmail.com.

The Englewood Market & Resource Days are back!! Starting today Wednesday, June 23rd visit RAGE from 1pm to 3pm at the corner of 66th & Halsted! Our team will be restocking the shelves + engaging residents along with resource partner One Health Englewood.

RAGE is still accepting donations to stock the shelves of the market for our Englewood residents. We are in need of non-perishable food, hygiene products for men & women, household cleaning supplies, and miscellaneous essential items. If you would like to contribute to the market meet our team during Resource Days every Wednesday, from 1pm to 3pm, stock the shelves yourself, or email joinrage@gmail.com to arrange a drop off!

We are also looking for more organizations to partner with and provide resources & helpful information to Englewood residents. If you’d like to join us as a Resource partner, please email us at joinrage@gmail.com. Resource Days will be held every Wednesday, 1pm to 3pm, at the corner of 66th & Halsted for the next 6 weeks. Join us if you can, and let’s connect + build + take action in our community!

Grab your RAGE x Demand Justice Freedom Package & tee today before it sells out!

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Demand Justice is back with another special collaboration for Juneteenth! The limited-edition R.A.G.E. X Freedom Juneteenth package includes a poster, mask, stick pack, foam fist, and Freedom T featuring an exclusive design by Demand Justice. Support our organization and get your Freedom package today before it sells out here!

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Our last Community FREE Food Distribution is this Wednesday, June 9th from 2pm-4pm at Providence Englewood Charter School, parking lot at 65th & Justine! This event is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois in partnership with RAGE, 16th Ward, the American Diabetes Association and Top Box Foods! Spread the word to any families in need!

Join us for our kickoff of our 2021 So Fresh Saturdays Tour! Our Wear Orange Edition is scheduled for Saturday, June 5th from 3pm-6pm at the RAGE Plaza- 6622 South Union Ave. We will have free food, African drumming circles with Ernest Dawkins, music by DJ Dap, games and special gifts for the survivors.

On this day we will honor survivors of gun violence during this National Gun Violence Awareness weekend and light up the block with orange! Please wear orange in solidarity!! For more info contact us at 866-845-1032 or email joinrage@gmail.com!

Demand Justice is back with another special collaboration for Juneteenth! The limited-edition R.A.G.E. X Freedom Juneteenth package includes a poster, mask, stick pack, foam fist, and Freedom T featuring an exclusive design by Demand Justice. Support our organization and get your Freedom package today before it sells out here!

This Saturday, May 29th 12pm – 4pm at Ogden Park My Block My Hood My City will be having a community cookout! Bring your friends! Bring the kids! Bring the family! We will have all types of activities from a fitness instructor all the way to games for the kids. Be prepared to sit in the sun, enjoy music, ice cream and free food! See the flyer below for more information. RSVP here