2022 Block Club Convention Series
Westside block club presidents partnered with CLF to participate in the Block Club Convention Series. The goal was to provide access to all resources available to Chicago residents.
Block Club Mural Bus Tour
Through an initiative called Creative Conversations, CLF worked with Block Club presidents and Taproots to host peace circles on the block. The dialogue inspired the creation of beautiful murals that were presented to the blocks.
The mural tour included the presidents and artists from from Your Passion 1st, Paint the City, and Antidote, Inc.
Women’s History Month Brunch
Skyline Conference Center
Original song performed live by Jasmine Marthel
Interactive discussion featuring: Ivonne Payes, Broker/ Owner Remax American Dream. Sadia Sindu, Executive Director Center for Effective Government University of Chicago. Bret Townsend, Founder SavvyPro Freelance. Moderated by CBS 2 Chicago journalist Jackie Kostek.
Community Leadership Fellows Stakeholder Briefing
garfield park conservatory
Social hour presented by Chrishon Lampley Founder of Love Cork Screw wine. This Black female business owner shared her leadership insights with the attendees.
Executive Director Alexandra Auguste provided updates on the program and shared the mission of Community Leadership Fellows. CLF is not a program, it is a set of principles.
The graceful artistry of the HIPLET Ballerinas-Next left the audience in awe as they performed to a diverse catalogue ranging from classical to hip-hop.
WTTW Chicago Tonight host Brandis Friedman moderated a discussion between Westside leaders Aisha Oliver, Founder of Root2Fruit Youth Foundation and Derek Brown, Founder of Boxing Out Negativity.