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.
Are you a resident interested in purchasing property in the neighborhood?
As the designated leader of the city's Micro-Market Recovery Program in Garfield Park, the GPCC can help you learn about various purchase incentives available to qualifying buyers, as well as available properties. Click here to view a listing of properties. You can also contact Housing Counselor LaShone Kelly at Iashone@gpcommunitycouncil.org.
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