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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 at The Hatchery plaza for the Garfield Park Neighborhood Market on Saturday, October 12th, from 10 am - 2 pm, and the following Thursday, October 17th, from 4 - 7 pm!  

With fresh produce grown in local gardens and innovative products from West Side businesses and members of The Hatchery Chicago, the Garfield Park Neighborhood Market is one of Chicago's most unique farmers' markets. 




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.

Join us for a Landlords Seminar on October 22!

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

Upcoming events

Oct 21 West Side United Small Business Grant Info Session
11 am–12 pm
Oct 21 Starting a Food Business
6–8 pm
Oct 22 Landlords Seminar
6–8 pm

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