Click "Register Now" to sign up for a community resource or vendor table. Space is limited.
Come celebrate all the community organizations and resource providers making a positive impact on young people and families at Gary Comer Youth Center in Greater Grand Crossing on the South Side Friday, August 19 from 4 to 7pm for our annual Greater Together Back to School Block Party!
You don't want to miss the best community block party on the South Side featuring music, inflatables, games, raffles, food, drinks and much more! Community partners like Champs Mentoring, Operation Neighborhood Safety, Habitat for Humanity and many more will be providing free resources and celebrating all afternoon together! We'll be giving away free backpacks and school supplies while supplies last!
Bring the whole family for an awesome afternoon of food, fun and free resources. Click “Register Now” to reserve your community table or to let us know you will be swinging by as a guest. Our event sponsor Walmart is bringing some great healthcare resources including their massive Mobile Wellness RV, free product samples from J&J, Dove and other leading brands and your chance to enter to win our grand prize including Chicago Bulls tickets, Walmart gift cards, cool merchandise, and free memberships at GCYC for age 11 and up including our new adult programs.
This is going to be an awesome block party and you are our VIP guest. We look forward to seeing you on the block!
Community partners who have already registered include:
Operation Neighborhood Safety
UChicago Medicine - South Side Pediatric Asthma Center
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS)
Paul Revere Elementary
Chicago Park District
Chicago Public Library
Universal Family Connection
Fresh, Raw, Natural
Chicago 003 District
Alderman Leslie Hairston
Habitat for Humanity
Evangelism of Grace
GCYC Culinary Arts
GCYC Urban Ag
Gary Comer Middle School
Let Go - Be Great
Legal Council for Health Justice