This year, Project H.O.O.D. was selected as a community partner with LISC to offer community basketball in Woodlawn. Five games took place at the "blacktop" across the street from New Beginnings Church at
ProjectHOOD is partnering with local organizations and businesses to transform a former Walgreens store into a hub focusing on economic development as an entrepreneur, career, trade and leadership center. Citgo, Manhattan Mechanical Services, the Illinois Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors and Metro Ford have joined on and ProjectHOOD is looking for more partners as the programming is expanded.
Dear Friends and Community Partners, we are excited about the development that will be spurred by the Obama Presidential Library and the $30million renovation of the Jackson Park golf course with Tiger Woods as the lead designer. We are hopeful that this development will reach the historic area of west Woodlawn.
ProjectHOOD’s programming is designed to equip youth, adults and families with the resources, skills, tools and experiences that are needed to be successful, healthy, and upwardly mobile members of society. We seek to empower, not enable. We seek to equip, not excuse. We seek to inform, not ignore.