Asiaha Butler refuses to dwell on the violence, poverty, and disinvestment. Instead, she has made it her mission to highlight and nurture the positive forces that do exist in Englewood.
Asiaha Butler is the president of the Residents Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.), a former member of the Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation, and organizer of the Englewood Rising campaign
Statistics on crime and unemployment in this south-side neighborhood don’t begin to present the whole picture. Englewood’s own Tonika Johnson uses her inspiring photography to provide those outside the community with a celebratory perspective that’s rarely seen.
A new initiative is taking place in Englewood to change the public’s perception of one of Chicago’s historic neighborhoods. Learn more about the exciting movement to share the vibrancy of this community with others.
With cafes, restaurants, and a proud community behind the renovation of Chicago’s historic neighborhood, Englewood is getting attention in the best way possible.
Welcome to Englewood Rising. Englewood Rising is a community led marketing campaign with the hopes to create positive change and highlight the rich history, culture and value of the Greater Englewood Neighborhood. Englewood Rising will share the success stories, embrace living legends, and implement innovative strategies that can redefine the perception of our community. We […]
Englewood Rising needs a logo for our website, Facebook page, Twitter account and other communications outlets. And we want your help in creating this image of Englewood on the rise! Submit your drawings, art files, pictures, paintings, and any other form of creative that visually communicates all of the positive and inspiring ideas about Englewood. Once […]
Every community is the sum of it’s people and their stories. We want to share your story and show your strength, creativity, resilience and kindness to inspire others in Englewood to follow in your footsteps. Please share a brief summary of your story below, and each month we will randomly select a few to share […]