"We saw kids were hopeless. We believe we will give kids the opportunity to find some hope...”
The Chicago City Council has agreed to sell public land for one dollar and has provided approval for the development of the North Austin Community Center.
The $31 million project is being developed as a partnership between By the Hand Club for Kids and Grace and Peace Church Revival Center, with additional support from Intentional Sports and Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives.
You can read more about this new development in Block Club Chicago's article, linked below:
North Austin Community Center Athletic Fields Moving Forward After City Sells West Side Lot For $1| Block Club Chicago
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