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, July 13th, from 10 am - 2 pm, and the following Thursday, July 18th, 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.

The Market is accepting applications for vendors and entertainment for the rest of the summer season (July - October). Complete an application to become a Vendor or a Performer at the Market! 

 

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 At Home in Garfield Park: The 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 or fill out a housing inquiry form to connect with our housing staff team.

Small Business Organizer: The GPCC is seeking a Small Business Organizer for a contractual, temporary employment opportunity. This position will work closely with and be trained by Accion. Learn more about the position and application requirements in the job description.

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