Blocks Together is responding to the needs of the northern area of the East and West Garfield Park communities by focusing on Community Health, Prevention, Protection, and Planning/Organizing for the long term impact this will have on the families and communities we are working with and supporting. Please click the download button below to get our COVID-19 Test Sites list.
The Economic Justice Committee works to address the devastating economic impacts of structural racism. This is done by providing residents with resources, and tools that advocate for the redirection, and allocation of funds into infrastructure improvements, and new developments that benefit the existing residents of the community. Economic Justice Committee programs and initiatives also provide hands-on educational programs to certify youth in various trades that can be utilized in both the economic revitalization of the community. Current programs and campaigns by the Economic Justice Committee include: Koncrete Jungle, TIF Accountability, and People’s Budget.