Nobel Neighbors gathers every other Tuesday of the month for breakfast at Bills located at 4359 West Division in Chicago IL. The purpose of the meetings is to bring community members together to discuss issues that are important in the community. In addition to community residents, local politicians often drop by to connect with their constituents. It’s a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and talk to the people who represent you, If you are interested in learning more about the breakfast at Bills contact our program coordinator Ms. Jackson at 312-783-5528
Nobel Neighbors is committed to building strong community partnerships. One of the way that we connect to the community is to partner with schools and local authorities. Nobel’s program coordinator Venus Jackson was present at West Park Academy’s Fall 2017 report card pick up day along with community relations representative Ms. Chavero from the 25th police district to inform residents about services that are offered as well as the community caps meetings.
Nobel Neighbors is one of the stakeholders at the Children’s Garden of Hope located at 4052 W Potomac Ave, Chicago, IL 60651. Nobel Neighbors board of directors, program coordinator 25th Police District and local community organization 1STV braved a chilly fall day to provide food and inspiration to residents of the community on Oct 28th 2017. We are always looking for garden workers and those that are interested in building up the community! If you would like to donate to our efforts hit the paypal link. Nobel Neighbors is a 501c3 recognized organization and all donations are tax deductible. https://www.paypal.me/NobelNeighbors
Nobel Neighbors program coordinator Ms. Jackson stays in sync with new developments in the community. Residents need to know what is being done in their community and who they need to go to when things need to be done. Even though a lot of negative things are reported in the media great things happen in our community as well. A new basketball court was installed on the 600 North block of Harding.
Safety is a major concern in the community that we serve. Nobel Neighbors was surprised to learn that the 25th District was number 7 in the city for reports of child abuse. Nobel Neighbors board president collaborated with the 25th police district and West Park Academy to host an awareness event to educate the community on the topic of child abuse.
Join us as we honor Nobel Neighbor’s first president Doug Bostic. Doug was a very active community member, great father and friend to many. In honor of his life and legacy a street sign will be installed at the Children’s Garden of Hope 4052 West Potomac in Chicago, IL at 11am. Please join us for a day of family and community. In addition. a kiosk will be installed at the garden to keep community members informed about activities at the garden. We hope to see you there!
Nobel Neighbors was created with the community in mind. Community safety,unity and connecting neighbors are at the center of the work that Nobel does. Residents in the 37th Ward gathered together to lift their voices with the Alderman’s office against violence in their community. Nobel program coordinator Venus Jackson was in attendance on behalf of Nobel Neighbors during a 100 Blocks 100 Churches event.
On May 20th 2017 Nobel Neighbors in partnership with West Park Academy of Fine Arts & Technology hosted it’s 1st community health fair. Parents of West Park and Nobel Neighbors Program Coordinator Venus Jackson put together a top notch event for the community. Many organizations were in attendance to this event such as Near North Health Facility, Family Focus, Mount Sinai, UIC, Gift of Hope, Catholic Charities, Next Level Health, Healthy Chicago, Chicago Police Department,Oak Street Health, Walgreens and Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force. Nobel Neighbors has been busy at work connecting with various stakeholders in the community to strengthen its community ties. Parents and community members were able to learn about healthy, practices, check their blood pressure, blood glucose levels and even be tested for HIV and other STD’s This is the first of many community health events that Nobel Neighbors hopes to be a part of.
Nobel Neighbors in collaboration with My Block My Hood My City & West Park Academy was able to set out on an Explorers trip with a group of 7th & 8th graders to Navy Pier. Students were able to take in all the beauty that Navy Pier had to offer on a beautiful sunny day. They discussed their future high school goals and what they hoped to get out of the days excursion. This trip was special because they are the first elementary school to partner with MBMHMC. This explorer trip was made possible through generous donors and a connection made with Nobel Board member Jennifer Dixon.
Spring is in the air! Nobel Neighbors gather together on Earth Day to prepare The Children’s Garden of Hope located 4052 W Potomac Ave, Chicago, IL. Officers from the 25th District CAPS Department joined the community and the Nobel Board … Continue reading →