Membership and Engagement
Preparing for a Movement: Lessons from Rwanda for Restorative Justice and Reconciliation
A gathering of restorative justice and faith-based reconciliation organizations and leaders envisioned as a way to provide space to understand the structural roots of violence and trauma and the application of African worldview, faith-based methods to address both the cause and effect. To move us to Ubuntu and Shalom.
When: November 5, 2018, 9:00AM-5:00PM and
November 6, 2018, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Where: South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Dr., Chicago, IL. 60649
Cost: Adults $50.00 Students $20.00
Maywood Park District is building a playground!
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2018
8AM – 4PM
Winfield Scott Park
17th Avenue & Maywood Drive
We need you to bring play to kids at Winfield Scott Park
Play is central to a child’s ability to grow into a productive adult. Together, we can ensure kids get the balance of play they need to thrive! Please join us and show that play matters to you.
RSVP to Nathaniel G. Booker at 708.250.4138 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also RSVP by clicking HERE
If you are unable to attend in person, we hope that you will show your support for the cause of play in Proviso by joining the conversation online on September 14 using the hashtag #playmatters.
Tobacco-Free Living Meeting Sept. 19, 2018
Proviso Partners for Health’s Tobacco-free
Living Hub will host its next hub meeting on Wednesday, September 19, from 6-7pm
in the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave.
At the meeting, we plan to discuss our next steps as a hub following Governor Rauner’s decision regarding the statewide Tobacco 21 bill, which should happen by the end of August.
Please invite residents and organizations you think may be interested in attending. Light refreshments will be provided.
If you plan to attend, please contact Lesli Vaughan at email@example.com or 312-628-0208.
Village Pride Village Wide Clean Up
on April 21, 2018
Last year, a group of over 350 dedicated Maywood residents, business owners, schools and churches participated in the Village Pride-Village-Wide Event to beautify Maywood.
We ask that you participate this year and take 1-2 minutes to pre-register. Please respond by April 13th.
Feel free to contact Loretta Brown, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary D'Anza Mora at email@example.com with any questions. We appreciate your support.
Community Groups Welcome!
SBHC Annual Student Health Fair on
March 27-28, 2018
Each spring, the Loyola University School-Based Health Center (SBHC) at Proviso East High School holds a two-day health fair that all PEHS students
attend. Loyola University Chicago students the School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, Social Work, and Public Health and community organizations create and staff health topic booths. More information...
New Garden Club Starting April 26, 2018
The Urban Garden Connection is an informal group of
community members, urban farmers, and local agricultural
organizations built around the idea of growing food and
flowers in our community.
Sat. April 14 • 11:00am - 2pm
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO THE
Maywood Boat Launch Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Paddle!
Ways to get involved and help improve health in your community include:
Join a PP4H work group
Support an initiative
If you are interested in volunteering for PP4H please fill out the form below and email to Cynthia Chaidez: firstname.lastname@example.org