Community Day with Mobilize Creative Collaborative (August)
On August 28, DJ Cqqchifruit energized our Community Day with amazing tunes. Many volunteers came to paint the Basketball (Art) Court, to be revealed on our next Community Day on September 18. The afternoon was filled with community exchange, and pop-up workshops by all these community-led efforts, projects and/or organizations:
A Bit Different Inspiring youth of color to pursue careers in STEM
Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission Legacy & cultural stewardship Bronzeville-Kenwood Mutual Aid Food distribution & community care Chicago Architecture Biennial Architecture & design Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative: Land care, stewardship, beautification & activation Mobilize Creative Collaborative Makerspaces & free arts workshops
Vision Zero Chicago Committed to eliminating traffic related fatalities and serious injuries in Chicago
Mobilize Creative Collaborative brought a team of artists to activate with making, constructing, writing and performing.
Earlier that Saturday, Just Action Collaborative hosted their first community of practice workshop.
Bronzeville-Kenwood Mutual Aid activated with food distribution and community care station.