A little over a year ago, a small group of people began meeting in an apartment in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago with the dream of helping this community become all that it can be.  They couldn’t help but notice that Chicago is filled with hurried, worried and busy people. In an effort to give their neighbors some encouragement and hope one of them got an idea for #chalktheblock.  The idea is now spreading all over Chicagoland and is something that everyone can participate in. In this video, Rich Gorman tells the story of how it all got started.

For more information visit walkthechalk.org, check out this article that appeared in the Chicago Tribune’s Red Eye or watch Chalk the Block documentary from DePaul University.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *