Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center

Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center

6330 S. King Drive | Chicago, IL 60637 | 773-326-4216 membership@projecthood.org

 

An Entrepreneur and Mentor Space where residents can receive coaching on financial capabilities, digital literacy, and business ownership from professionals and local business leaders.

A Skilled Trades Training Facility where students and adults can participate in training courses and gain certifications. Workplaces and offices for small businesses and start-ups to operate and collaborate.

Youth programming:
• Project H.O.O.D. Media involves and educates youth on media production and careers in all types of media.
• Project Choices where youth offenders are provided with life skills training, participate in a culinary arts program, and job readiness
activities.
• Youth mentoring to provide youth with positive and consistent adult interactions that are geared towards building their self esteem, making appropriate life choices, and exposing them to new opportunities.

A Cafe and Coffee Shop will employ local youth and include courses on hospitality and business development.

A Women's Center will provide tailored services to women entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Membership: Entrepreneur Hub

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Permanent Desk

$300/month for 6 or 12 month increments
• Dedicated desk
• Access to all workshops and speakers each month
• Limited access to mentors
• Access to the common area and lounge space
• Access to meeting room and conference space
• Access to a mailbox
• 100 copies and 50 faxes included in package, additional usage incurs a charge

Private Office

$500/month for 6 or 12 month increments for 1 desk, 2 desks at $800/month, 3 desks at $1000/month, 4 desks at $1500/month
• Private, locked office space
• Access to a designated mentor
• Access to all workshops and speakers each month
• Access to the common area and lounge space
• Access to meeting room and conference space
• Access to a mailbox
• 100 copies and 50 faxes included in package, additional usage incurs a charge
 

Social

$25/month for 3 or 12 month increments
• Free wifi
• Access to the common area and lounge space
• Access to print/scan/fax documents (charge per usage)
• 30% discount on the conference room and meeting space

Membership

$100/month for 3 or 12 month increments
• Combination of 2 workshops or speaker events per month
• Access to any open desk
• Access to the common area and lounge space
• Access to meeting room and conference space (once a month, additional usage incurs a 50% discounted charge)
• Access to a mailbox
• 30 copies and 10 faxes included in package, additional usage incurs a charge

Entrepreneurship Explorer

Free
• One free workshop
• Tour of the facility

Distribution Partnership with 1871

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Project H.O.O.D. is pleased to announce our new Distribution Partnership with 1871, Chicago's center for entrepreneurship and technology. Together, we are bringing exceptional resources to our community!

"1871 Live supports entrepreneurs throughout the City of Chicago to leverage the knowledge, content and resources available at 1871 by sharing them digitally with other parts of the city which are not proximate to 1871’s downtown location through the creation and distribution of a content library. The workshops and special events at 1871 will be streamed/filmed and shared...so that more entrepreneurs can benefit from the experts and other resources at 1871." 1871

Entrepreneurs looking for a shared workspace and professional environment should contact Project H.O.O.D . Your business will benefit from the resources of this partnership along with a convenient location at 6330 S. King Drive. Woodlawn is in store for tremendous growth and development and your business will be in the right place at the right time.


Space Rental

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Conference room: $75 an hour*

Small Event Space: $150 an hour

Large Event Space: $200 an hour

Entire Facility: $300 an hour

*Rates shown are for non-members. Membership includes discount