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New Plaza represents City’s first major infrastructure investment under  the Neighborhood Activation Initiative  

Chicago- Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined Alderman Jason Ervin (28th Ward), City departments and agencies, and members of the Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative to break ground on a vacant lot that is being transformed into a new Community Plaza and Roller Rink in West Garfield Park as part of the Mayor’s new Neighborhood Activation initiative. Neighborhood Activation is a focused violence prevention and community investment initiative that combines community direction and aspirations and City services and assets to implement programs, social services, and changes to the built environment at a hyperlocal block level.  

View the full announcement below.