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We are a community-building organization of dedicated residents and allies working together to develop leaders and create opportunities and programs that build a vital Garfield Park community.  

The GPCC’s goals focus on renewing the community’s commercial corridors, spurring new housing investment, addressing public safety and wellness, and building connections between neighbors. Our programs integrate resident leadership and advocacy to ensure that community members lead neighborhood planning and renewal efforts.   Current work includes: 

Get involved in one or more of our program areas.  With the help of the larger community, we look forward to building a strong and vibrant Garfield Park.

We're getting ready for growing season and the Neighborhood Market! 

Dates have been set for the 2016 Market, which will again be held on the second Saturday and following Thursday of each month, June through October.   Opening day is June 16!

Applications are now available for both vendors and entertainment for the 2016 Market season.  We are looking for growers and those interested in selling locally-produced goods, as well as musicians and those interested in providing children's entertainment on one or more of the Market dates. Click here for the vendor application and click here for the entertainment application.  dates. 

We look forward to another successful Market season! For more information, contact GPCC Wellness Coordinator Angela Taylor at or 773-638-1766 x21.


Interested in being a Market sponsor? 

We are seeking sponsorships from local businesses and individuals to help make this the best Market season yet!  Please contact Wellness Coordinator Angela Taylor at if you are interested in participating.  And many thanks to Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois, this year's lead Market sponsor!

Read our latest newsletter here! 


Upcoming events

Jun 8 GPCC Housing Committee Meeting
5:30 pm
Jun 16 June Neighborhood Market
3–6 pm

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