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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.

Join us for the Garfield Park Neighborhood Holiday Market indoors at The Hatchery on Saturday, December 14 from 10 am - 2 pm!

The Garfield Park Neighborhood Market at The Hatchery is one of Chicago's most unique farmers' markets. Shop value-added products from local gardeners, handmade items from local artisans, and treats from members of The Hatchery Chicago! The Holiday Market will include activities for the whole family. 

To become a vendor at the Holiday Market, fill out an application by November 22!




GPCC Housing Specialist La Shone Kelly welcomes first-time homeowner Max Herrera to his new residence. La Shone supported Max to apply for incentives from the City of Chicago Micro Market Recovery Program that helped him purchase a home in West Garfield Park.

 At Home in Garfield Park: GPCC promotes healthy and affordable housing in Garfield Park, works to prevent foreclosures and demolitions, and supports homebuyers in the area.

Visit our Housing page to learn more about our housing programs and complete a housing inquiry form to connect with our housing staff team.

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